Financial Management: Is Your Firm on the Right Track?
Aug. 6, 2014 – Lawyers, like other service-based professionals, take great stock in the value of their time. But valuing time requires business management skills that law school doesn’t teach. In this article, business coach Tom Palzewicz provides tips on financial management, an upcoming topic at the State Bar’s Business School for Lawyers.
'Molecule by Molecule': How to Build Your Case Before the Court of Appeals
Aug. 6, 2014 – In this video, Chief Judge Richard S. Brown, Wisconsin Court of Appeals, Waukesha, talks about the importance of looking at as many cases as possible when presenting a case to the court of appeals. According to Brown, showing the differences between what the courts are doing will help the court decide what the law is.
The Wisconsin Attorney’s Desk Reference: Where the Answers Are
Aug. 6, 2014 – “Lawyers know the law no better than other people; they only know where to find it.” – King George III. You may know more than Mad George presumed, but even so, you will likely be asked a question you don’t immediately have an answer for. Know where to find it. – the Wisconsin Attorney’s Desk Reference.
West's Jury Verdicts, Bench Decisions, Settlements, and Arbitration Awards
Aug. 6, 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.
Official Supreme Court and State Bar Notices Now Published Electronically
Aug. 6, 2014 – For years, members of the State Bar of Wisconsin have received “official notices” from the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the State Bar via the Wisconsin Lawyer magazine, the organization’s official flagship print publication. Now, the State Bar has greater flexibility to publish official notices in electronic publication mediums.