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Bi-Weekly Newsletter of the State Bar of Wisconsin
Jun 16, 2010
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Work wonders in your next worker's comp case with the newly updated Worker's Compensation Handbook. It thoroughly explains the fundamentals of worker's comp law and practice. Plus, get insights into common and not-so-common scenarios. Order yours today!
Think of it as an encyclopedia for lawyers. The WI Attorney's Desk Reference contains recent case law and legislation impacting 11 practice areas and 35 topics. Newly updated 2016 editions are in stock now!
Get a national perspective at the 2016 Health, Labor, and Employment Law Institute. Hear from the CEO of the American Health Lawyers Association, David Cade. Learn more and register here.
Ensure you're properly citing sources in your legal documents with help from the Wisconsin Guide to Citation. The new 8th edition is now available - and it makes the perfect companion to The Bluebook. Order yours today!
Is real property part of your practice? Then you need the newly revised Wisconsin Law of Easements and Restrictive Covenants. Get definitions, case law, and insight into current issues in one handy volume. Order now!
Avoiding ethical pitfalls with electronic documents: Part 1 – Metadata
June 16, 2010 — Hidden information within an electronic document, known as metadata, can expose lawyers to liability when it comes to confidentiality issues. Knowing what metadata is, and how to reduce liability concerning it is essential in today's practice. The following article addresses those concerns.
States consider Uniform Bar Exam to boost cross-border employment opportunities
June 16, 2010 — In April, Missouri became the first state to adopt a Uniform Bar Exam (UBE). Other states are considering it as a way to ease the burden on recent graduates and new lawyers. A UBE tests rules of general application, as opposed to specific state law. Whether or not a UBE will hit Wisconsin is unknown.
Janesville attorney still works while cycling across country
June 16, 2010 — A few years ago, Wisconsin attorney Jim Carney set a goal to ride his bicycle across the country. Now, at age 51, he's doing it. With family in tow, Carney is using technology to stay connected to his practice while traveling 4,262 miles in 70 days.
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Never enough: Compulsive lawyer-gambler now helps others face problem
June 16, 2010 — State Bar WisLAP Coordinator Linda Albert talks with Michael Burke about his journey from alcoholism to gambling, and how the addiction took him from a successful law practice to the gates of prison.
CLE Books updates resource for nonprofits
Safeguard and separate client funds into trust and operating accounts with credit card processing
Board of Governors may consider joining amicus brief in 'Red Flags Rule' case
State Bar promotes innovative web-based civics education program created by Retired Justice Sandra Day O’Connor
State Bar honors members who pass 50-year milestone in legal profession
Recent jury verdicts, bench decisions, settlements, and arbitration awards
Fastcase tip: Find the case most frequently cited for your issue
New and revised mandatory court forms: Civil, criminal, juvenile, and general
How to take a vacation from your practice (Practice411 Advice Alert)
Federal appeals court says Wisconsin judges can announce political party membership
Housing Authority cannot deny applicant without adequate explanation, appeals court holds
Termination over unearned wages not protected from employee at-will doctrine, appeals court holds
Inadequacy of legal damages not a prerequisite to specific performance, supreme court holds
State cannot retroactively apply lowered PAC threshold in OWI case, appeals court holds
Supreme Court unanimously approves UPL rule but without enforcement mechanism
Attorney fees stand despite lack of additional information, appeals court holds
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Justice Prosser encourages 2010 U.W. Law School graduates to be visionary optimists
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