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Attention State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE books purchasers:
Due to a change in our inventory system, between 8/19 at 3 p.m. and 8/31, the State Bar will be unable to ship printed books and supplements or fulfill walk-in orders. You may still place orders during this time, which will ship on 9/1. Other product orders will ship normally. We apologize for the inconvenience.
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Now you can enjoy even more networking at WSSFC 2016. Check out our new LinkedIn group exclusively for Conference attendees.
Whether you deal with worker’s compensation, unemployment insurance laws, the Family and Medical Leave Act, or fair employment laws, the 2016 Wisconsin Employment Law Codebook is your one-stop-shop for all the statutes and regulations governing employment law in Wisconsin.
Involved in a guardianship, mental health, or probate case? The Judicial Benchbook: Probate contains the procedures, rules, and case law you need to know. Now available as a new 5th edition. Order now!
Quickly find case law to bolster your arguments. Family Law Casenotes and Quotes is a handy compilation of family law cases since 1977. It's updated 3 times a year so you always have the most up-to-date info. The July 2016 supplement includes three new casenotes and two revised casenotes. Order your copy today!
Navigate the complexities of child cases with the newly updated WI 2016 Children's Code and Juvenile Justice Code 2016. Keep the latest statutes at your fingertips - buy your copy today!
The class of 1960: Lawyers emerge as leaders in law, business, government, and education
June 2, 2010 — The law school class of 1960 graduated during a revolutionary period. War, assassination, and civil rights defined a nation calling for change. In Wisconsin, this group of lawyers has made and continues to make lasting and positive impacts on the vitality and well-being of the state and beyond. Today, the State Bar honors these members who have surpassed the 50-year milestone in the legal profession.
Attorney not ineffective, in part because trial strategy was reasonable, supreme court holds
May 27, 2010 — An attorney's failure to investigate certain law or facts, if based on strategic trial decisions, may still be adjudged reasonable to discharge "ineffective assistance of counsel" claims, the Wisconsin Supreme Court recently held.
Soliciting divorce clients: Is it permissible?
June 2, 2010 — Personal injury lawyers often use targeted direct mail to solicit clients, but is this practice permitted in other contexts?
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Business development: Four ways to get new business
June 2, 2010 — Atty. Larry Bodine of Apollo Business Development outlines four ways to get new business: 1) referrals from your existing clients, 2) referrals from other lawyers and professionals, 3) by joining organizations composed of potential clients, and 4) through online social networking.
State Bar practice sections rack up legislative victories during 2009-10 session
Members invited to free Fastcase legal research webcast seminars
More faces to Google: Translation, encrypted search, and patent search tools
Recent jury verdicts, bench decisions, settlements, and arbitration awards
Team selling: How to leverage growth with existing clients
FTC extends 'Red Flags Rule' enforcement deadline to Dec. 31
President nominates John Vaudreuil as U.S. Attorney for Western District of Wisconsin
Arbitration clause prohibiting class action is substantively unconscionable
Third-party consent allows access to owner’s personal computer, court of appeals holds
Hunters are trespassers, not adverse possessors, appeals court holds
Appeals court decides Sierra Club-DNR dispute on permit for coal-fired power plant
Insurance company must provide coverage under 'hit-and-run' policy term, supreme court holds
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Justice Prosser encourages 2010 Marquette Law School graduates to be visionary optimists
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