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Retirement Adrift: Financial Elder Abuse
Investor abuse is at an all-time high and elderly investors and retirees are especially vulnerable. For investors who lose money due to stockbroker misconduct, there are options for recovery through the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority or state and federal courts.
P.O.D.s May Thwart Testators’ Intent: It’s What Mom Wanted
Some features of Wisconsin law may undermine a decedent’s true wishes, rather than advance them. Estate-planning attorneys should advise clients about the potential pitfalls of using payable-on-death designations to make changes to their estate plans.
As I See It: A Passion for Pro Bono: What’s Stopping You?
We’re all busy, but providing pro bono legal services doesn’t have to be difficult or time-consuming. Here, lawyers experienced with the practical, and sometimes political, challenges posed by pro bono work offer tips to get involved in pro bono work.
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How to Prevent Financial Elder Abuse
March 6, 2013 – Investor abuse is at an all-time high, and the elderly are most at risk. In this video, attorney Jeff Salas discusses how financial abuse occurs, reveals the tell-tale signs of investment harm, and explains how investors can bring claims for harm caused by inappropriate investment sales.
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An Important Time
Kevin Klein identifies four items that loom important for the State Bar for the remainder of this fiscal year.
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Show Me the Money
Nick Vivian, chair of the Finance Committee, explains how members can learn about the State Bar’s finances.
The Basics of Malpractice Insurance
Nerino Petro Jr. and Joe McCarthy tell new lawyers about the importance of malpractice insurance, how premiums are determined, and how to report a matter that might be the basis of a claim.
Latrice Milton: Divorce Lawyer and Life Coach
Latrice Milton has transformed the way she practices family law, taking a holistic approach to clients’ divorce issues and needs.
5 Components of Balance
Everyone needs to define balance and well-being on their own terms, says Paula Davis-Laack.
Malpractice Claims Trends: Real Estate Remains Risky
Tom Watson says a recent ABA study of legal malpractice claims shows real estate-related claims have overtaken plaintiff-side personal injury claims as the riskiest area of practice.
Charging After a “Free” Consultation
Dean Dietrich warns lawyers to be very careful if stating that the first consultation with a prospective client is free of any charges.
The Promise of
State Public Defender Kelli Thompson reflects on 50 years of
Gideon v. Wainwright
, requiring states to provide legal representation to indigent defendants facing serious offenses.
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