Increasingly, the U.S. Supreme Court has interpreted the Federal Arbitration Act to apply to parties of unequal bargaining power, making it more difficult for individuals and businesses subject to adhesion contracts to exercise their legal rights.
Joyce Hastings says the Wisconsin Lawyer editorial board set out to discover Wisconsin’s legal innovators and innovations. Boy, did we strike gold!
The strength of any group that bands together for a common purpose, says Bob Gagan, depends on the manner in which it solicits diversity.
In commemoration of the 95th Veterans Day on Nov. 11, George Brown recognizes our military veterans and the lawyers who provide them legal services.
If you understand and use online banking, Tom Burton says you can probably understand the technology needed to operate a virtual law practice.
17 year olds are charged as adults for all offenses committed in Wisconsin, but Thomas Walsh believes they should be returned to the juvenile court system.
Dean Dietrich cautions lawyers to never blog information that enables readers to identify specific clients or that criticizes judges.
Susan Spoerk says measuring a firm’s shared behavioral expectations or organizational culture can help a law firm predict success.
Nerino Petro and Bryan Sims suggest ways to outfit a new law office with must-have computer hardware and software, on a budget of $1,000, $2,500, or $5,000.
Tom Watson says yes. Being selective about accepting clients will reduce risks and bolster your practice.
Lawyers can learn to avoid rough water by viewing clients’ legal matters more broadly, says Kevin Palmersheim.
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently urged state lawmakers to update the statutes, calling Wisconsin campaign finance laws “labyrinthian and difficult to decipher.” Such a task may be easier said than done, however.