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The 2017 Health, Labor, and Employment Law Institute focuses on “Evolving Issues. Informed Perspectives.” Find out what recent changes mean for you and your clients. Learn more and register here.
Easily find the statutes comprising Wisconsin’s criminal law with the Wisconsin Criminal Code and Selected Traffic Statutes book – updated for 2017 and available now!
The 2017 Wisconsin Family Code and Related Statutes and Rules book reprints Wisconsin’s Family Code, the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, and more than 50 related statutes. Available now!
Starting a business in the Badger State? LLCs and LLPs: A Wisconsin Handbook is the definitive resource on these business entities. Plus, it's newly revised for 2017. Order yours today!
Termination of Parental Rights and Adoption (formerly titled Voluntary Termination of Parental Rights and Adoption) now includes information on both involuntary and voluntary termination of parental rights. It has all the tools to help you ease your clients through this emotional process.
Tweets From Beyond: Planning for Digital Property After Death
In this bizarre online world, even people who have no desire to enter the digital frontier are being forced there, with little understanding of the digital property they own and even less understanding of what may happen to those assets if they die or become incapacitated. Planning is crucial. You can even schedule Facebook, LinkedIn, and tweets to post after you die. Think about it.
Deathbed Planning: What You Can Do This Side of Paradise
Attorneys can benefit terminally ill and elderly clients by recognizing and assisting with crucial and time-sensitive estate planning issues while the clients are still alive. The authors provide tips to help estate planning attorneys respond quickly and efficiently to elderly and terminally ill clients.
An Ounce of Prevention: Minimizing Affordable Care Act Retaliation Claims
Many provisions of the Affordable Care Act will become effective on Jan. 1, 2014, including relatively little-known retaliation or whistleblower provisions. Attorneys and their business clients must know the broad definition of “protected activity” and how they can prevent retaliation claims from employees.
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Pro Bono – A True Story, Conclusion
In providing pro bono legal service, you may be giving someone an exceptional gift – their dignity.
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The Times They Are A’Changing
George Brown discusses changes in the practice of law and new challenges facing lawyers.
Janelle Roethel, In-House Counsel: The Secret to Getting Business Done
Say what you will. Relationships are the key to doing business.
As I See It
The Murky Case of the Disappearing TPR Parent
Courts may sanction parents who fail to appear in termination-of-parental-rights proceedings by ordering that judgment be imposed against them. But Christopher Foley cautions careful use of this default mechanism.
Knowing How Company “Thinks” May Pose Conflict for Former In-House Counsel
Knowledge about the legal decision-making processes of a former employer might bar a lawyer from later bringing suit, on a client’s behalf, against the employer, cautions Dean Dietrich.
Limiting Representation May Attract Clients, but Beware Gray Areas
Tom Watson and Diane Diel say, if done right, offering limited-scope representation is a service that may benefit lawyers, clients, and the justice system.
Practicing on Your Own Short-Term? What to Do While Seeking Permanent Work
Scott Franklin reminds attorneys doing freelance legal work to consider practice-management issues including insurance, limited liability, taxes, and recordkeeping.
Ladies, If You Can’t Beat ’Em, Join ’Em
Deanne Koll says the only way to combat against men-only networking is to create the event yourself.
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