Vol. 80, No. 4, April
State Bar Seminars Help You
Understand the New Rules of
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; register for seminars at
Fees and Fee Agreements Under the New Rules - Webcast, April
23, 12 - 1 p.m.
(CST). During this State Bar CLE live webcast seminar, Dean
R. Dietrich, Professional Ethics Committee chair, and Timothy J. Pierce,
State Bar ethics counsel,
will help you understand what is now required in fee agreements under
the new rules. Webcast, Monday, April 23, 12 - 1 p.m.
(CST). Tuition is $79 for members and $99 for nonmembers. This webcast
is approved for 1.5 CLE credits, all of which apply toward
Understanding the New Rules of Professional Conduct for
Attorneys - 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 Thursday program. The
seminar will be submitted for CLE and EPR credits.
Ethics Hotline: Members with specific questions
about the new rules can call State Bar Ethics Counsel Timothy J. Pierce
(608) 250-6168 or (800) 444-9494, ext. 6168, Monday through Friday, 9
a.m. to 4 p.m.