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    The supreme court has amended SCR 70.09 and 70.12 to be consistent with organizational references of the lawyer regulation and discipline system's revised structure.
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    Wisconsin Lawyer
    Vol. 76, No. 2, February 2003

    Supreme Court Orders


    The supreme court has amended SCR 70.09 and 70.12 to be consistent with organizational references of the lawyer regulation and discipline system's revised structure.

    Lawyer Regulation System

    In the matter of the Amendment to Supreme Court Rules 70.09 and 70.12 relating to the Lawyer Regulation System

    Order 02-05

    This matter comes before the court on its own motion. Supreme Court Rules 70.09 and 70.12 are amended to be consistent with organizational references of the revised structure of the lawyer regulation and discipline system, which became effective Oct. 1, 2000.

    IT IS ORDERED that, effective the date of this order, the Supreme Court Rules are amended as follows:

    Section 1. 70.09 (title) of the Supreme Court Rules is amended to read:

    70.09 (title) Boards of professional responsibility Office of lawyer regulation and board of bar examiners; staff.

    Section 2. 70.09 of the Supreme Court Rules is amended to read:

    70.09 The boards of attorneys professional responsibility office of lawyer regulation and board of bar examiners shall be authorized to appoint their own staffs subject to budgetary restrictions and within established court personnel policies, utilizing administrative services, such as recruitment and payroll, of the office of the director of state courts.

    Section 3. 70.12 (1) (c) 5. of the Supreme Court Rules is amended to read:

    70.12 (1) (c) 5. Appeal to the supreme court of the director's decision only by the chief judge of the court of appeals, chief judges of judicial administrative districts and boards of attorney professional responsibility office of lawyer regulation and board of bar examiners.

    IT IS ORDERED that notice of these amendments of Supreme Court Rules 70.09 and 70.12 be given by a single publication of a copy of this order in the official state newspaper and in an official publication of the State Bar of Wisconsin.

    Dated at Madison, Wis., this 14th day of November, 2002.

    By the court:

    Cornelia G. Clark, Clerk of Supreme Court




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