Attorneys got the latest updates this week at the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Health, Labor & Employment Law Institute. Learn why data is so important to the health care system, and get some other tips from speakers at the HLE in Wisconsin Dells.
We’re excited to announce the launch of a new blog for the Dispute Resolution Section!
The U.S. Commercial Service is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. Learn more about this department with Damian Felton, Director of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Commercial Service office inMilwaukee.
Infographics can serve as an important marketing tool – they can brand a firm as competent, caring, and knowledgeable. Learn how to add data visualization to your arsenal of communication tools.
Does a lawyer’s disclosure of information protected by SCR 20:1.6 (Confidentiality) pursuant to one of the permissive disclosure exceptions found in SCR 20:1.6(c) waive lawyer-client privilege with respect to that information?
Lawyers are public speakers. This article includes some new rules on public speaking. No fig leaves gentlemen, and ladies too.
How can solo and small firm lawyers stand out from their competition? Sarah Ruffi shares three essential tips for lawyers looking to build their brand and improve client development.
As a service to its members, the State Bar of Wisconsin has entered into an alliance agreement with West, a Thomson Reuters business, to provide award information on Wisconsin civil jury trials, bench trials, settlements, and arbitrations.
The Wisconsin Public Records and Open Meetings Handbook, recently revised by State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE, is the key to identifying public information and complying with the related rules of the road.
Earn up to 15.0 CLE and 6.5 EPR credits while getting the latest tools and techniques for a successful practice at the 2016 Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm Conference.
The new Belle Case La Follette Awards from the Wisconsin Law Foundation provide $2,000 each to three recent law school graduates who represent underserved populations – people who have difficulty affording legal services and those in rural areas with limiited access to legal services.
Amanda Bergman of Wausau speaks from experience after she moved from an urban position to a rural practice, and encourages anyone thinking about making the change to sign up for the Greater Wisconsin Initiative Rural Bus Tour, Oct. 7-8.
Take a sneak peek at next month’s new look for WisBar InsideTrack.™ Our goal? To get you what you need – quickly – so you can move on to the next task at hand.
A circuit court ordered a woman to pay more than $50,000 to her uncle’s estate after a jury determined she stole money from him while serving as his caretaker. Recently, a state appeals court cut that award to about $6,000.
Woodman’s Food Market sued Clorox Company for price discrimination when Clorox started selling larger bulk products to wholesale stores only. Recently, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit rejected Woodman’s federal claim.
As of Dec. 1, 2016, Canadian companies will be able to hire or transfer Mexican employees more quickly and at a lower cost. Mexican citizens may apply for work permits directly at Canadian ports of entry, similar to American citizens.
The circuit court in Fond du Lac County granted a motion to suppress blood test evidence in an operating while intoxicated (OWI) case, concluding that police coerced the driver to provide the sample. Recently, a state appeals court reversed.
In a recent decision, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals weighed in on the application of promissory estoppel in the context of construction bidding. At issue is the impact of bid negotiations upon the general contractor’s ability to assert promissory estoppel where a subcontractor later declines or refuses to honor its bid.
A federal district judge in Wisconsin who talked about urban decay, social unrest, and personal experiences before sentencing a heroin dealer to 84 months in prison committed procedural error, a federal appeals court panel has ruled.