Vol. 80, No. 3, March
Understanding the New Rules of Professional Conduct
To help members understand the impact of these changes, the State Bar
is offering CLE programs and will provide continuing coverage
in the Wisconsin LawyerTM magazine. Members can
find new SCR Chapter 20 and other guidance online at www.wisbar.org/rulesofconduct.
Ethics seminars. Seminars in various delivery
formats and locations are scheduled, including:
- teleseminars - March 22 and April 13, 12 - 1:30 p.m. (CST)
- live seminar - March 27, 8:25 - 11:15 a.m., Wausau. This seminar
is offered in conjunction with the State Bar's
Practice411TM law office management assistance program
and is cosponsored by the Solo and Small Firm Practice Committee. Hot
breakfast is included.
- live seminar - May 10, 1 - 4:35 p.m., Milwaukee. Cosponsored by
the Nonresident Lawyers Division, the Professional
Ethics Committee, and the Professionalism Committee, this seminar
will be held in conjunction with the State Bar Annual Convention.
Attendance is open to all convention attendees who register for the
The State Bar will submit all seminars for CLE and EPR credits. To
register for a seminar, visit www.wisbar.org/CLE or call (800)
728-7788 or (608) 257-3838.
Ethics Hotline. Members with specific questions
about the new rules can call State Bar Ethics Counsel org tpierce wisbar Timothy Pierce at (608)
250-6168 or (800) 444-9404, ext. 6168, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.
to 4 p.m.