David Ries and John Simek provide some easy-to-use encryption options to protect client information.
Jimmie Anderson gives tips on how persons with disabilities can discuss performance of the job.
Dean Dietrich says changes to the ABA Model Rules describe guiding principles to consider when protecting clients’ confidential information.
Jenna Weber says setting up formal connections with other professionals can grow your business.
Tom Watson says consider risk-management and ethics factors when deciding how long to keep closed client files.
Law school rankings don’t measure whether graduates are prepared for real lawyering, says Gary Bakke.
In this column, Profs. Daniel D. Blinka and Thomas J. Hammer summarize select published opinions of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. Full-text decisions are linked below.
In this video, appellate lawyer Beth Ermatinger Hanan explains why she believes two cases in particular deserve inclusion in her December 2013 article “Top 9 Recent Wisconsin Supreme Court Decisions.” One case deals with surrogacy agreements and the nexus between family law issues and contract principles, the other deals with the standard by which a mental health patient may refuse involuntary medication.
Data reported in the State Bar’s 2013 Economics of Practice Survey can guide you in making independent decisions about the business side of your law practice. Here’s a look at some of the key findings reported for calendar year 2012 and what they might mean to your practice.
Business litigators must tap their quantitative skills when bringing or defending suits involving lost-profits damages, to ensure clients recover or pay a legally and financially appropriate amount. The authors explain some of the issues to consider when seeking recovery of these damages.
Awareness of financial patterns and forces, both in the economy as a whole and within a single law practice, can help lawyers increase their profitability without taking on more work than they can handle.
Patrick Fiedler – It may be hard for lawyers and judges to seek help for themselves – they’re used to helping others.
George Brown – Even without a crystal ball, lawyers can be sure the practice of law will continue to change.