Not everyone plans to die. But smart people plan their estates. And savvy lawyers help them by using PINNACLE’s Eckhardt’s Workbook for Wisconsin Estate Planners.
If you donated 50 hours of qualifying pro bono legal services to benefit low-income Wisconsin residents in 2016, you qualify as a member of the Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society – certify your service today.
Are you a leader? Here’s your chance to guide the future of your State Bar and your profession – run for a Board of Governors position.
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.
Is the former counsel ethically required to give former clients their file in both electronic and paper formats?
The Office of Lawyer Regulation (OLR) knows lawyers sometimes freak out when they receive a communication from the OLR. That’s why the OLR is issuing this heads up.
Following wins at regional events across the states, students from 24 Wisconsin high schools are preparing for High School Mock Trial semifinals and finals – to be held March 11-12 in Madison.
Submit your petition to represent Wisconsin through the American Bar Association House of Delegates and keep the State Bar of Wisconsin Board of Governors informed of actions at the national level.
Artificial intelligence is emerging in legal practice, from legal research to predictive analysis. But what is it, and what does it mean for solo and small-firm practitioners?
Audio recording devices could replace court reporters in certain administrative hearings, including worker’s compensation trials, under a state agency budget request.
Many lawyers struggling with stress can feel isolated. But it doesn’t have to be that way, says Elizabeth Cavell. She shares her own battles with depression and anxiety and how lawyers can find the help they need to stay fit to practice.
Influence issues, meet colleagues, contribute to the profession: these are the benefits of serving on a State Bar committee, says President-elect Paul Swanson, who invites members to get involved by serving on a committee in 2017-18. Apply by May 1.
WisLAP – the Wisconsin Lawyers Assistance Program – has a new manager. Meet Mary Spranger, and learn how this program can help you when you, a colleague, or a loved one is struggling.
Learn more about technology and the future of the profession, network with your peers, and get free CLE at the eighth annual Young Lawyers Conference – in Green Bay on March 24. Register by Feb. 24 to be included in the free lunch.
Save the date – June 15-16 – for informative CLE, networking with colleagues, and family fun at the 2017 State Bar Annual Meeting & Conference in Wisconsin Dells.
If your client was injured by a public-sector employee, be prepared to quickly evaluate and preserve the claim using PINNACLE’s Wisconsin Governmental Claims and Immunities Handbook.
Congressional Research Service reports are an excellent way to get a quick, coherent, nonpartisan analysis of issues of interest to members of Congress. Use free websites or your favorite subscription service to search and download these reports.
The Wisconsin Court System recently released an enhancement to its eFile system that makes the process more efficient for law office staff – and the lawyers they work for.