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    • February
      01
      2015

      Members Only

      If you have moved, become a partner or an associate, or received a promotion or an award, let us know.

    • January
      01
      2015

      Pick Your Winner: 2015 Smartphone Lineup

      The field of smartphones is so full of thoroughbreds and budget-friendly dark horses alike, it’s hard to know where to put your money. The author describes several safe bets and offers a side-by-side comparison of features that you’ll want track-side when making your next purchase.

    • January
      01
      2015

      Using Preliminary Breath Test Results in Trials? Don’t Hold Your Breath

      Even with the improvement of breath-test technology, concerns remain about the reliability of preliminary breath test (PBT) results. Thus, the Wisconsin Legislature and Supreme Court have erected barriers to using the results at trial as evidence of defendants’ intoxication. Recent court decisions provide guidance when litigating these matters.

    • January
      01
      2015

      Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: Changes May Affect Wisconsin Practice

      Proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, if approved by the U.S. Supreme Court, will take effect in December 2015. The Wisconsin and federal rules are different, but a trend to conform Wisconsin procedural rules to their federal counterparts may herald significant change in how state judges and lawyers proceed in civil matters.

    • January
      01
      2015

      Your State Bar
      Law Practice Decathlons

      George Brown invites you to a series of short, monthly programs on practice management topics, all presented by the best in the (law) business.

    • January
      01
      2015

      101
      Five Steps to Get the Fee You Deserve

      Don’t get defensive when a prospective client challenges your fee quote, says Bob Denney. Instead, learn how to negotiate this business in the first place.

    • January
      01
      2015

      Solutions
      Orwell’s Six Cures to Bad Writing

      Douglas Abrams says George Orwell’s cures for the many bad habits replete in written English, which he diagnosed in a 1946 essay, still reverberate among legal professionals.

    • January
      01
      2015

      Supreme Court Digest

      In this column, Prof. Daniel Blinka and Prof. Thomas Hammer summarize all decisions of the Wisconsin Supreme Court (except those involving lawyer or judicial discipline).

    • January
      01
      2015

      Court of Appeals Digest

      In this column, Profs. Daniel D. Blinka and Thomas J. Hammer summarize select published opinions of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. Full-text decisions are linked below.

    • January
      01
      2015

      Lawyer Discipline

      These summaries are provided by the Office of Lawyer Regulation (OLR), an agency of the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The OLR assists the court in supervising the practice of law and protecting the public from misconduct by lawyers.


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