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Dec 01, 2010
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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!
The 2016 Health, Labor, and Employment Law Institute is learning and fun all rolled into one. Socialize with legal professionals from around the U.S. at a special cocktail reception and optional excursions. Learn more and register here.
Get insight into the ever-changing world of family law at the 35th Annual Family Law Workshop, Aug. 4-6 in Sturgeon Bay. Reserve your hotel room by July 4 and register 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!
After 22 years of representing the poor, SPD head Nick Chiarkas prepares to pass the reins
Dec. 1, 2010 — The kid from the projects turned cop then public defender talks about his 22-year career as state public defender chief, the importance of public defenders in the justice system, the "heroes" that make up his staff, and what lies ahead.
Don't panic: The who, what, when and where of challenges in tax court (Part 3)
Dec. 1, 2010 — Taxpayers have different options when it comes to contesting a tax bill. Usually, taxpayers petition the U.S. Tax Court, but a taxpayer must file a tax court petition with 90 days to be heard on the matter. Tax attorney Rob Teuber explains the process of challenging a tax bill in court.
Ethics opinion addresses whether a law firm webinar can create a lawyer-client relationship
Dec. 1, 2010 — A recent State Bar of Wisconsin ethics opinion guides lawyers and law firms that contemplate using website webinars as an informational tool for clients. A webinar does not create a lawyer-client relationship, but lawyers should take proper steps to ensure that a client is aware that no such relationship is intended.
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Marketing your practice through Google
Dec. 1, 2010 — Google is the new yellow pages for attorneys. In fact, Google holds a 90 percent market share for law-related searches. In this video, Attorney Ken Matejka talks about marketing through Google and the different ways that law firms can optimize website design and search engine marketing to stay ahead of the curve.
Attend the State Bar’s Government Relations seminar Legislative History and Intent: Fact or Fiction? on Dec. 10
Fund for Client Protection approves reimbursements for lawyer theft victims
Breakfast & Business: Eggs, Ethics, and Answers comes to Janesville in January and Milwaukee in February
PINNACLE releases new edition of the
Wisconsin Juvenile Law Handbook
Nominations for Judge of the Year and Lifetime Jurist Achievement due Jan. 21
State Bar seeks candidates for officers and district governors in 2011 elections
Verify your listing in the most popular directory of Wisconsin lawyers, save up to 28 percent on extra copies ordered by Dec. 16
Recent jury verdicts, bench decisions, settlements, and arbitration awards
How the Pentagon Papers complement client development
New and revised mandatory court forms: civil, juvenile, general, guardianship, and mental commitment, effective Oct. 7, 2010
Trial judges must sua sponte remove immediate family members from the jury pool
Milwaukee’s 'winter rules' ordinance opens door to police search of garbage can
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