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    • Apr
      01
      2014
    • Dec
      07
      2011
      • Dec. 7, 2011 – Although the economy is showing signs of recovery, many people – including first responders – cannot stretch their budgets to include essential legal documents. Despite the inherent risk in a first responder’s job, says Kristine Havlik, it is estimated that 80 to 90 percent of first responders lack even a simple will. That’s where you come in.
    • May
      06
      2009
      • May 6, 2009 – Last year’s rampant flooding in Wisconsin pointed out a need that this program is designed to meet. Attend an afternoon of free training from 12:30 to 4:10 p.m. on May 21 in Madison to educate lawyers about common legal issues faced by victims of a natural disaster. Hear legal services professionals from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), representatives from the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, as well as private practitioners discuss how disasters af
    • Apr
      15
      2009
      • April 15, 2009 – The next time you plan to attend a State Bar seminar, you can add it to your electronic calendar when you register by using WisBar’s new “Add to My Calendar” feature. Once you have registered, click the “Add to My Calendar” hyperlink. You will receive an email notification of your event with instructions on how to save the event to your electronic calendar. The feature works for Outlook and Google users.
    • Apr
      15
      2009
      • Apirl 15, 2009 – Did you know that the State Bar of Wisconsin is the official record keeper for agencies that regulate the practice of law in Wisconsin? That means, when your State Bar member record is out of date or incorrect, it affects more than just the Bar. It could affect communications from the Wisconsin Office of Lawyer Regulation, Board of Bar Examiners, and Wisconsin Supreme Court.
    • Apr
      15
      2009
      • April 15, 2009 – Today, our country is experiencing one of the most troubling economic periods since the Great Depression, and the legal profession is not immune from the effects. These difficult times make finding cost-effective ways to connect with paying clients more important than ever.
    • Apr
      15
      2009
      • April 15, 2009 – The State Bar Practice411™ Breakfast & Business: Eggs, Ethics and Answers series will be presented on April 22 in Platteville and June 17 in Pembine. Pembine program information is not yet available. Pembine is conveniently located about an hour and a half from Rhinelander, Green Bay, and Marinette, and about a half hour from Iron Mountain, Mich. Both seminars, presented in two sessions, will begin with a hot breakfast at 8:15 a.m. and conclude at 11:15 a.m.
    • Mar
      18
      2009
      • March 18, 2009, – Today, our country is experiencing one of the most troubling economic periods since the Great Depression, and the legal profession is not immune from the effects. These difficult times make finding cost-effective resources to connect with paying clients more important than ever.
    • Feb
      10
      2009
      • Feb. 12, 2009, was the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth. Lincoln arguably did more than any other individual to shape America. He influenced and was influenced by powerful legal and political currents that continue to play a vital role in shaping American law, including the law of Wisconsin. This is the second of three articles that examine the legal connections between Lincoln and Wisconsin.
    • Aug
      05
      2008
      • Under the Federal REAL ID Act, beginning on May 11, 2008, a Wisconsin resident may not use a Wisconsin driver’s license or state-issued identification card to prove identity when boarding a commercial aircraft or entering a federal building unless the driver’s license or ID card is REAL ID compliant. Read about what this means to Wisconsin lawyers and citizens.
    • Jul
      01
      2006
      • Lawyers will need to help their business clients understand what obligations employers have under both Wisconsin and federal law to reemploy those employees who are returning from military service.
    • Mar
      01
      2005
      • Enhance your civilian legal career with service to your country in the Army Reserve Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps.
      • Enhance your civilian legal career with service to your country in the Army Reserve Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps.
    • Jul
      01
      2003
      • As more of Wisconsin's National Guard and reserves members are activated, it is important that lawyers be familiar with the provisions of two federal statutes that protect the legal rights of their military service clients ... the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act and the Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act