West's Jury Verdicts, Bench Decisions, Settlements, and Arbitration Awards
Sept. 2, 2015 – 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. West's editorial staff selects a few key Wisconsin cases from Westlaw's® West's Jury Verdicts – Wisconsin Reports to highlight in each issue of WisBar InsideTrack.
Build Trial Experience Through Mentoring
Sept. 2, 2015 – Fewer cases are going to trial and that means young lawyers are no longer getting the experience they need for future litigation. Young lawyers should proactively seek mentoring opportunities and do some self-learning to help build that experience, says Jesse Blocher.
Ensure Your Wellness Program Compliance is (Legally) Healthy
Aug. 19, 2015 – With rising health care costs, employers increasingly look to workplace wellness programs to reduce insurance premiums. Watch out for the legal traps in the complex web of state and federal nondiscrimination laws that apply to these programs, says Barbara Zabawa.
Keep Your Vision Clear with New EyeMed Vision Plan
Aug. 19, 2015 – The State Bar of Wisconsin offers a new EyeMed Vision Plan as its newest benefit for members and their spouses and families. Get access to a national network of providers – sign up today for coverage effective Sept. 1.
Understanding Wage and Hour Law: Compliance, Enforcement, and Remedies
Aug. 5, 2015 – Thousands of state and federal wage and hour law complaints are filed each year. In this article, three attorneys provide an overview of wage and hour laws, discuss how they are enforced through government and private actions, and how employers can ensure compliance.
Wait! Is That My Land? Understanding Adverse Possession
Aug. 5, 2015 – Good fences make good neighbors; bad ones might lead neighbors into court to battle over mismarked boundaries and “true” ownership of property. Jessica Shrestha overviews adverse possession, and what lawyers should consider.
Dreaming of Your Own Firm? Attend Business School for Lawyers
Aug. 5, 2015 – Develop your practice with the Business School for Lawyers, and learn about the operations, financial management, marketing, and human resources concepts you need for successfully managing a law practice from a business perspective.