Ralph Cagle Takes Top Slot in State Bar Elections
April 25, 2014 – Ralph M. Cagle won the race for State Bar president-elect, defeating, Kevin J. Palmersheim, 3,495 votes to 1,973. Cagle’s term begins July 1 when Robert R. Gagan, Madison, succeeds Patrick J. Fiedler as State Bar president.
Court Acts on Dues Structure Change, Governance Removal Petitions
A petition submitted by the State Bar of Wisconsin would have extended dues relief for young lawyers, and changed the dues structure for “emeritus” members. Another petition would have created procedures for removing State Bar governors and officers. Both petitions may be resubmitted by the State Bar to reflect concerns addressed by the court.