You may be trying to access this site from a secured browser on the server. Please enable scripts and reload this page.
Turn on more accessible mode
Turn off more accessible mode
Search the Site
Top Link Bar
For Law Students
Wisconsin Law Foundation
Awards and Recognition
Membership & Benefits
Lawyer Referral Programs
Lawyer Assistance (WisLAP)
Research & Reports
Client Protection / Fee Disputes
Books & Books UnBound
Online Forms & e-Products
Law Office Videos
WI Lawyer & CaseLaw Express
Practice Area Resources
Consumer & Educator Resources
News & Publications
News & Pubs Archive
Section & Division Newsletters
I Need a Lawyer
I Have a Dispute with my Lawyer
I Need Information
Help for Legal Professionals
News & Publications
Bi-Weekly Newsletter of the State Bar of Wisconsin
Nov 17, 2010
News & Pubs Search
Alternative Dispute Res.
Social Security/Gov. Benefits/Disability
Guardian ad Litem
Representing Hearing/Vision Impaired Clients
Representing Non-English Speaking Clients
Comment Posting Guidelines
Editorial and Advertising Staff
Enjoy a late summer getaway during the 2016 Health, Labor, and Employment Law Institute at the Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells August 18-19. Get discounted room rates when you reserve a room before July 18.
Hotel reservation deadline is July 4 for the 35th Annual Family Law Workshop, Aug. 4-6 in Sturgeon Bay. Enjoy a late summer getaway in beautiful Door County while experiencing camaraderie with fellow lawyers, family court commissioners, and judges.
The 1th Annual Door County Intellectual Property Academy - July 14 & 15 in Sturgeon Bay - features judges, leading in-house counselors, professors, and IP subject matter experts presenting best-in-class IP CLE sessions. Register today!
Hiring and Firing in Wisconsin gives you a comprehensive overview of the laws governing employee screening, hiring, and employment termination from both state and federal perspectives. The new 6th edition is now available - order yours today!
Fail to follow civil procedure and your case could be lost before it even gets to trial. Wisconsin Civil Procedure Before Trial is your guide to successfully navigating the complex rules governing litigataion. It's newly updated for 2016 so you'll have the latest case law to reference. Get yours now!
Referral fees: New ethics opinion clarifies the referring and receiving attorneys' obligations
Nov. 17, 2010 — A new ethics opinion clarifies a lawyer's obligations when making referrals for a fee. Wisconsin Formal Ethics Opinion EF-10-02 reaffirms and replaces E-00-01, which has been withdrawn. The following article explains the obligations described in the opinion, which includes a duty to "step in" if the receiving lawyer is ever unable to serve the client's legal needs.
Court decides e-discovery 'mandatory conference' issue, releases final e-discovery order, effective Jan. 1
Nov. 17, 2010 — The Wisconsin Supreme Court settled an open issue regarding the electronic discovery rules issued in July. The final version of the e-discovery rules, issued Nov. 10, requires a pre-discovery conference of the parties. The rules go into effect on Jan. 1, 2011.
Don't panic: The who, what, when and where of the IRS appeals process (Part 2)
Nov. 17, 2010 — Failing to respond to the IRS's 90-day or 30-day deficiency letters will preclude the client from protesting the deficiency amounts asserted by the IRS. Thus, it is important that lawyers act quickly to preserve these rights on their clients' behalf.
Upgrade your browser
Alternative fees: An opportunity for client development
Nov. 17, 2010 — Attorney Michael Moore talks about alternative fees, why they are beneficial, and how attorneys can use them to give clients more options.
PINNACLE Ultimate Pass offers law firm subscription discounts, now includes admission to solo and small firm conference
2011 State Bar elections draws candidates with varied backgrounds and experience
library faster and smarter with Google
Government Lawyers Division requests permission to file amicus curiae brief
Members gain extra month to earn CLE credits, choose from more than 20 PINNACLE seminars in January
Don't need a copy of the print
2011 Wisconsin Lawyer Directory
? Opt out before Dec. 16
Employers wanted: Hire first-year law students for summer employment
State Bar seeks nominations for Leonard L. Loeb Senior Lawyers Division Award, nominations due Feb. 8
Recent jury verdicts, bench decisions, settlements, and arbitration awards
Are your trust account funds in a credit union? Change to trust account insurability requirements in effect on Jan. 1
Ethical dilemmas: Confidentiality and prospective clients in divorce situations
Mailing error keeps case alive for private landowner in condemnation dispute
Supreme Court acts on compensation, permanent revocation petitions
Jury could decide whether police used excessive force with taser gun in man's death
Around the State
Office of Lawyer Regulation faces increased caseload amid budget constraints, according to 2010 annual report
Advertise With Us
© 2016 State Bar of Wisconsin. All rights reserved.
View Full Site Map
Show/Hide Ext. Navigation
Section & Division Newsletters