Official Supreme Court and State Bar Notices Now Published Electronically
Aug. 6, 2014 – For years, members of the State Bar of Wisconsin have received “official notices” from the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the State Bar via the Wisconsin Lawyer magazine, the organization’s official flagship print publication. Now, the State Bar has greater flexibility to publish official notices in electronic publication mediums.
The Business Plan: A Roadmap to Starting and Building a Law Practice
July 16, 2014 – Thinking of starting your own law practice? Maybe you just graduated and can’t find a job. Maybe you are tired of your current firm. Maybe you’ve always wanted to be your own boss, or just want to improve a business aspect or your existing firm. Whatever the case, you need a business plan.
Eight Tips to Effectively Make Your Court of Appeals Case
July 16, 2014 – In this video, Wisconsin Court of Appeals judges Joan F. Kessler, Milwaukee, and Gary E. Sherman, Madison, offer appellate brief writing tips lawyers can use to effectively make their case to the court of appeals.
Executive Committee Takes Up Keller Dues Evaluation on Sept. 5
July 16, 2014 – On Sept. 5, the State Bar Executive Committee will perform its annual Keller dues reduction evaluation for Fiscal Year 16 (July 2015 - June 2016). The Executive Committee announces the date of the meeting in case members may wish to attend.
West's Jury Verdicts, Bench Decisions, Settlements, and Arbitration Awards
July 16, 2014 – 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. West's editorial staff selects a few key Wisconsin cases from Westlaw's® West's Jury Verdicts – Wisconsin Reports to highlight in each issue of WisBar InsideTrack.
Brushing Up On Fireworks Law in Wisconsin
July 2, 2014 – Fireworks are legal in Wisconsin, but using them requires a permit. This article covers state firework regulations, explaining the consequences of illegal use.