Annually the Wisconsin Law Foundation awards the prestigious Charles L. Goldberg Distinguished Service Award to a State Bar member for a lifetime of service in the public interest.
Early-bird discounts expire May 27 for the 2016 State Bar of Wisconsin Annual Meeting & Conference – act now to get the best rates!
Ramped up and ready to give you a full-spectrum CLE experience, the 2016 Health, Labor, and Employment Law Institute offers three diverse and comprehensive CLE tracks.
Register by June 24 for the best rates at the 11th Annual Door County Intellectual Property Academy, presented by the Intellectual Property and Technology Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin.
Savvy business lawyers turn to the experienced attorney-authors of State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE’s Business Litigation in Wisconsin, newly revised and expanded for 2016.
Take advantage of everything the State Bar of Wisconsin offers you. Do you know all the benefits you receive as a member of the State Bar? Enhance your legal practice with Fastcase, one of many member benefits brought to you by the State Bar.
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.
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?
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?
What is mindfulness and how can it help lawyers? Cultivating mindfulness takes practice, and is a good skill for lawyers to have. Learn more about the “puppy brain,” and why it needs some obedience training.
Paul Clement, who has argued 83 cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, heads back to his native Wisconsin to present at the State Bar’s 2016 Annual Meeting and Conference. In this Q&A, learn more about one of the country’s top advocates.
In this article, attorney Kenneth Barczak highlights a new Wisconsin law addressing a fiduciary’s right to access a user’s digital property and online accounts.
Retired Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Mel Flanagan is the State Bar’s 2016 winner of the Lifetime Jurist Achievement Award. Currently teaching law in Sarajevo, Judge Flanagan is recognized for a lifetime of dedication to improving issues of domestic and sexual violence.
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.