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      • Form I-9: Verifying Employment Eligibility - Can I Go Too Far?
      • Wisconsin's "Personal Protection Act" establishes a licensure system for the concealed carry of weapons and sets guidelines for property owners, businesses, and employers that may interact with license holders. Here is an in-depth look at the law's provis ions, how it applies in various property contexts, and practical ramifications and potential legal issues rising from the law's enactment.
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      • The Gay Divorcée: When Same-Sex Marriages Dissolve in Wisconsin
      • Marriages and marriage-like relationships between same-sex individuals are becoming more common, but the widespread lack of legal sanction for same-sex marriage means that gay and lesbian individuals must act cautiously when separating their relationship bonds.

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      • WebXtra Video: Learn More about Kevin Klein
      • At his presidential swearing-in ceremony, Klein remarked "To be a leader of an organization such as the State Bar, one must have a feel for what the members want, and must have an opinion about what should be done. The key to successful leadership, as far as I'm concerned, is the balance between those two things." Hear more from Klein in this video.
      • WebXtra Article: A Brief History of Concealed Weapons in Wisconsin
      • At some time in Wisconsin's history, society's perception of weapons and how they were carried changed. A person could go virtually unnoticed walking down Main Street in 1872 with a holstered weapon on his or her hip, but the same cannot be said today. W hile frontier folks feared concealed weapons, contemporary residents have the same reaction to openly carried weapons.

    Opinions, Voices, Ideas

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    • 'That Guy Is Me'
    • After decades of practicing law and being active in the State Bar of Wisconsin, Kevin Klein hasn't lost his enthusiasm for either, which will serve him well as the Bar's new president.
    • Ethics
    • Violate Conflict of Interest Rules, Surrender Fees
    • A lawyer who concurrently represents clients with conflicting interests risks not only censure for the supreme court rule violation but also being required to disgorge fees earned from representing the affected clients.
    • Managing Risk
    • Prepare a Disaster-Recovery Plan Before Disaster Strikes
    • Billable time determines your income; nonbillable time determines your future. You cannot afford not to have a disaster-recovery plan. Take it from two of more than 12 attorneys whose office building recently went up in smoke.