Beginning July 1, new rules passed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court will protect confidential information in court records. Hon. Gerald Ptacek explains how lawyers should implement the changes into their practice.
Upcoming free webinars in May, June, and July will teach you how to use the new WisDocs Estate Planning Document Assembly Program from the State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE.
Fewer nonprofits will owe sales tax when they provide valuable services across Wisconsin thanks to Assembly Bill 553.
State Bar of Wisconsin dues remain unchanged for the next fiscal year. Your dues statements will be sent out this month, and should be returned by July 1, 2016.
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The rule would require a county-by-county transition to all electronic case files in the circuit courts. It would also mandate the use of the court electronic filing system by attorneys and high-volume small claims filers.
The OLR contends, if adopted, the petition will permit the OLR to exercise discretion in accordance with the guidance offered in recent supreme court decisions and the recommendations of a consultation report.
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.
Advisors should explore whether any new Wisconsin partnerships their clients may form should immediately “opt-in” or “opt-out” of the new Uniform Partnership Act, according to three Wisconsin business attorneys who helped facilitate the changes.
In 2009, the State Bar of Wisconsin filed a petition seeking stronger court rules to protect individuals with court records on the court system’s website. After seven years with no legislative changes, the Wisconsin Supreme Court may consider it again.
What do you do when you’re lost in a mire of discovery? How do you wade through it all and still be prepared in time? Learn how to focus on discovery to win at trial from veteran litigator Lester Pines.
Are you known by more than one name? Now you can designate any combination of names for people to find you on WisBar Lawyer Search.
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 through April 29.
Participation in your local and specialty bars has many benefits – and now is the time to maximize them. Register now for the Wisconsin Bar Leaders Conference – open to anyone interested in getting involved in their bar associations’ leadership. Registration is free.
This year’s Annual Meeting & Conference schedule is packed with receptions, luncheons, and special events. It’s your chance to relax, catch up with colleagues, and celebrate Wisconsin’s legal profession in a uniquely Green Bay style.
Help your 21st-century business clients thrive with advice on time-tested statutes, evolving case law, and cutting-edge technology, using the newly revised Commercial and Consumer Transactions in Wisconsin from State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE.
A new State Bar member benefit gives you a discount on MyCase, an all-in-one, intuitive legal practice management software.
You have been appointed to act as stand-by counsel to a criminal defendant who is representing himself at a trial. There are no Rules of Professional Conduct that talk about this type of situation. So just what are your ethical duties?