Be THAT Lawyer: Stand Out with a Niche Practice
How can your practice stand out from the crowd? Go niche, says Carolyn Elefant, a solo practitioner and blogger at MyShingle.com. Young lawyers especially should focus on emerging areas to help level the playing field.
On Family Law: Does Meister Mean More Grandparent Visitation Litigation?
The Wisconsin Supreme Court concluded in In re Meister that a grandparent, great-grandparent, or stepparent need not prove a parent-child relationship in order to secure visitation rights under Wis. Stat. section 767.43(1). Will this decision expand grandparent visitation litigation in Wisconsin?
Ethical Dilemmas: Referral Fees and Conflicts of Interest
When do referral fees generate conflicts of interest? In the case of a longtime client’s daughter, referred to another lawyer for a case in a different practice area, when must you comply with informed consent and when might the referral fee generate a conflict of interest?