Full Circle: 50 Years for Justice Jon Wilcox
April 15, 2015 – Despite his brother’s warnings that he would have to “work like a dog” to be a judge on the new Wisconsin Court of Appeals, Charles Dykman proceeded full steam ahead. A year later, he was elected and stayed for more than three decades.
Sweeping Restrictive Covenant Reform Introduced in the Wisconsin Legislature
April 1, 2015 – A legislative proposal dramatically reforms Wisconsin’s restrictive covenant statute and would impact the drafting, negotiation, and enforcement of restrictive covenants by Wisconsin attorneys in several important ways. Milwaukee labor and employment litigation attorney Daniel Finerty explains the legislation and its potential impact.
It’s Never Too Early to Make End-of-Life Decisions
April 1, 2015 – Finding the right medical decision maker and ensuring that they know you and your values is the key to successful end-of-life planning,” according to attorney Ben Adams, an advisor to the State Bar Elder Law Section.
West's Jury Verdicts, Bench Decisions, Settlements, and Arbitration Awards
April 1, 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.
Scammed in Paradise: Helping Victims of Timeshare Fraud in Wisconsin
March 18, 2015 – Travel season brings rest and relaxation, but also the potential for tourist scams. In this article, consumer attorneys Ivan Hannibal and Mary Catherine Fons explain the typical timeshare scam, and the legal claims available to help remedy bad situations.
One Lawyer’s Perspective: A Guide to the State Bar of Wisconsin
March 18, 2015 – After attending a Joint Leadership Orientation for State Bar Board of Governors, committee, section, and division leaders last fall, Communications Committee chair Douglas Frazer writes about what he learned about the State Bar of Wisconsin.