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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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The 2016 Wisconsin Municipal Law Codebook is an annual compilation of the statutes lawyers deal with most when handling matters falling under municipal jurisdiction. Get yours today!
Get your clients the recovery they deserve with help from The Law of Damages in Wisconsin - newly updated for 2016!
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!
Attorney fees: Proposed bill seeks to cap reasonable attorney fees where available
Oct. 19, 2011 – Wisconsin lawmakers are currently considering legislation that would cap a lawyer's ability to obtain reasonable attorney fees. Consumer law attorneys say the proposed law would put many consumer lawyers out of business, adversely impacting low-income individuals.
Assessing litigation outcomes: Trial consultants divulge forecasting and communication techniques
Oct. 19, 2011 – Trial consultants help litigators improve their chances of success in the courtroom with tools to help forecast juror perceptions and communicate more effectively. In this article, learn how they do it from two seasoned litigation consultants.
Law firms as chemistry experiments: Why positive culture is critical
Oct. 19, 2011 – Getting the right mixture of personal and team chemistry in law firms is critical for retaining productive partners and associates, and to achieving the ideological consistency needed to maintain the positive culture that leads to law firm success.
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Protected Thoughts? IRS Threatens Attorney Work-Product Doctrine
Oct. 19, 2011 – In this video, Whitefish Bay lawyer Jay Miller explains how the IRS is threatening the attorney work-product doctrine and why all litigators should care. Don't miss his article in the October
Wisconsin celebrates Pro Bono week, Oct. 23-29; State Bar coordinates Casual for Justice Day
State Bar debuts its first conference app at Oct. 27-29 Wisconsin Solo Small Firm Conference
Pro Bono Initiative grants available for legal assistance projects, deadline to apply is Nov. 30
PINNACLE issues update to
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Members invited to free Fastcase legal research webcast seminars
CLE program focuses on safe lawyering and practice management issues for senior lawyers
Castle Doctrine (UPDATE): Lawmakers vote to expand scope of proposed self-defense law
Recent jury verdicts, bench decisions, settlements, and arbitration awards
Ethical dilemmas: Client loyalties. When the line greys
New and revised mandatory court forms: civil, criminal, general, juvenile, and small claims
Wisconsin appeals court downs defendant's challenge to DNA surcharge
Wisconsin Supreme Court will hear Sizzler restaurant case, accepts three others
Seventh circuit sides with inmate in First Amendment tort case, clarifies proper analysis
Around the State
Havlik recognized for pro bono contributions to State Bar-sponsored Wills for Heroes program
Governor announces judicial, district attorney appointments
Legal Action's volunteer lawyers project offers training for pro bono lawyers
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