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    • May
      18
      2016
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      • Madison Attorney Advances in Federal Court Nomination
      • Attorney Donald Schott testified today in a hearing before the U.S. Senate’s Committee on the Judiciary. The hearing is another formal step in the nomination process to become a judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. The position hasbeen vacant for six years and is the longest standing federal court vacancy in the country. 

    • April
      27
      2016
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      • Wisconsin Lawyers Advocate for Civil Legal Services, Juvenile Justice and Sentencing Reform
      • Attorneys from across the country attended the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Lobby Day last week, an annual event that gives participants an opportunity to lobby their members of Congress on important legal issues.The State Bar of Wisconsin’s representatives included President Ralph Cagle, President-elect Fran Deisinger and Past President and ABA Treasurer-elect Michelle Behnke.

    • April
      27
      2016
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      • Legislative Council Establishes 2016 Special Study Committees
      • The Wisconsin Joint Legislative Council has recently established their special study committees for 2016. These study committees provide a unique opportunity for legislators and members of the public to collaborate on complex issues, with intentions of providing guidance and solutions to the Legislature.

    • March
      23
      2016
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      • Wisconsin Legislature Ends Session, Puts off Key State Bar Bills
      • The Wisconsin Legislature wrapped up its 2015-16 regular Legislative Session earlier this month with a flurry of action. The Assembly effectively adjourned in February, leaving the Senate to complete final action on a number of outstanding proposals before it adjourned in mid-March.