State Bar Prepares for Busy Fall Legislative Session
The Wisconsin Legislature returns to work this fall with a heavy agenda to close out the 2013 session. The fall session will span over three months and will include floor periods in September, October and November.
Three Recommended for Western District Judge
Three names have been submitted to President Obama for the position of U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Wisconsin. U.S. Senators Johnson and Baldwin have made their recommendations following the work of the Federal Nominating Commission.
State Budget Will Have Varying Impact on Attorneys
Assembly Bill 40 – more commonly referred to as the “budget bill” – passed through both legislative houses last week with only a few technical changes to the governor’s original proposal. Now the bill heads to Gov. Walker, so he can sign the bill into law.
National Mock Trial is Coming to Wisconsin
June 19, 2013 – The National Mock Trial Championship is coming to Madison in May 2014. In this video, longtime Mock Trial Attorney Coach and National Mock Trial Executive Committee Chair Kevin Lonergan weighs in on the importance of the competition and how members can show their support.