Jamaican Lawyer Joins 40 Others in Passing the Bar Exam
After passing the Wisconsin Bar Exam administered in July, 41 new Wisconsin lawyers were admitted to the State Bar of Wisconsin at yesterday's swearing-in ceremony, including a Jamaican attorney with the goal of becoming a U.S. attorney.
Legal Pleadings Subject to Fair Debt Collection Practices Act
Are you a lawyer who regularly engages in debt collection activities on behalf of clients? If so, be aware that your legal pleadings are subject to the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, under a recent decision from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
To Sue or Not to Sue? A Case for Alternative Dispute Resolution
In the realm of personal injury litigation, pre-suit mediation can be an effective and efficient method to bring the right case to early resolution. Attorney Christine Bremer Muggli outlines advantages for both sides in a claim for personal injuries following a motor vehicle accident as an example of an effective use of alternative dispute resolution.
WL Sneak Peek: Drones, Dementia and Estate Litigation
The September Wisconsin Lawyer looks in-depth at the patchwork of laws governing the private use of drones, considers the effect of a client’s age and behavior when creating or challenging wills, outlines major sources of law concerning e-transaction of real estate conveyances, and more.