Reporting Foreign Bank Accounts: More Important than Ever
June 4, 2014 – A U.S. person or entity must disclose foreign bank accounts by June 30 every year if the account or accounts exceeded $10,000 during the year. In this article, Madison attorney Frederic Behrens discusses why reporting foreign bank accounts just became very important.
Wisconsin’s New OWI Law: Four Years Later
June 4, 2014 – In this article, Glendale OWI defense attorneys Andrew Mishlove and Lauren Stuckert discuss Wisconsin’s new OWI law and the impacts and trends since enactment in 2010.
Three Factors Shaking Up the Legal Marketplace
June 4, 2014 – Three factors working together – technology, competition, and regulation – plus the impact of the economic downturn, are changing the fundamentals of the legal market in ways that lawyers never experienced. In this video, Jordan Furlong talks about what lies ahead for the legal profession.
Kick Your Summer Off with CLE and Networking – Annual Meeting & Conference in Three Weeks in Lake Geneva
June 4, 2014 – Have you registered for the 2014 State Bar Annual Meeting & Conference yet? You can choose from more than 20 programs designed for a variety of office settings, practice areas, and experience levels, earn up to 13 CLE and 5.5 EPR credits, and experience dozens of opportunities to connect with hundreds of Wisconsin lawyers. All this and more in a day and a half on June 26 and 27 at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva.
West's Jury Verdicts, Bench Decisions, Settlements, and Arbitration Awards
June 4, 2014 – 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.
New Laws Seek to Reduce Heroin Overdose Deaths, Immunize Emergency Treatment by Responders
May 21, 2014 – Recognizing the alarming rise in heroin and other opioid use and overdoses in recent years, the Wisconsin Legislature recently enacted two laws that directly affect emergency medical technicians, firefighters, law enforcement, ambulance providers, first responders, and health care providers in this state who may be called on to treat persons experiencing opioid distress.
Foundation Supports Leadership Development with Don O’Melia Scholarships
May 21, 2014 – The Wisconsin Law Foundation introduced the Don O’Melia Scholarship in March. O’Melia was a dedicated public servant who helped found Judicare. Through these grants, the Foundation makes an ongoing commitment to support the mentoring and cultivation of the next generation of State Bar leaders.