Congratulations to the 405 lawyers who are recognized as part of the Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society for lawyers providing pro bono legal services in excess of 50 hours in 2016.
Don’t keep your loved ones in the dark about your end-of-life wishes. Download the State Bar’s planning guide, free to download April 16-22.
Guardianship and Protective Placement for the Elderly in Wisconsin contains the statutes, case law, and expert guidance you need to ensure the safety and well-being of older individuals no longer able to live on their own.
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.
Official notices of Wisconsin Supreme Court orders adopting, amending, or repealing rules, statutes, or policies related to Supreme Court rules and State Bar of Wisconsin rules and bylaws.
Madison attorneys Jon Axelrod and Christopher Rogers will square off in an election for the State Bar of Wisconsin’s president-elect post. Learn more about the candidates.
Blogging helps lawyers showcase expertise while marketing to current and potential clients. Check out who is on InsideTrack’s third annual “Wisconsin Law Blogs” list.
Are you apathetic about social media as a way to generate business and gain exposure? You aren’t alone. But Spencer X. Smith, a digital marketing expert, says lawyers who aren’t using social media should consider testing the waters.
With the April elections approaching quickly, now is the time to get to know those candidates who are asking for your vote to lead the State Bar as governors.
The Family Law Section is offering 12 scholarships to its Annual Family Law Workshop in Door County, on Aug. 3-5, 2017, at the Stone Harbor Resort and Conference Center in Sturgeon Bay.
Seek counsel to expertly navigate an appeal – from filing a notice of appeal to petitioning for supreme court review – from the latest edition of Appellate Practice and Procedure in Wisconsin.
They are judges, lawyers, law firms, and law students – all recognized for doing something, or many things, out of the ordinary. Join the State Bar in honoring them at the annual Member Recognition Celebration on June 15.
After 16 years as executive director of the State Bar of Wisconsin, George Brown retires July 1. Join us as we celebrate his service and his career, at receptions held in his honor in April and May.
New SCR 20:2.4(c), effective on July 1, 2017, allows lawyer-mediators to draft settlement documents in family cases. In the majority of cases, this rule will save time and money for parties, observes the author. However, in complex situations, this rule could create problems.
In the era of cloud-based computing, security must be a paramount concern for lawyers when it comes to client information. Who is responsible when an office staff person inadvertently shares a link to confidential files to the opposing party in discovery?
The Wisconsin Federal Nominating Commission, charged with making recommendations for vacancies in federal judgeships and U.S. attorney positions, is accepting applications for vacancies on the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Congratulations to 198 members who entered the profession in 1967. The State Bar is hosting an event in May to honor their 50-year milestone as Wisconsin lawyers.
Same name, different path. In this article, author Wes Moore dishes on his New York Times bestselling book and the role that lawyers can play towards positive change.