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Bi-Weekly Newsletter of the State Bar of Wisconsin
Dec 21, 2011
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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 current info. The November 2016 supplement includes four new casenotes. Order your copy today!
Since 1982, The Wisconsin Rules of Evidence: A Courtroom Handbook has helped trial lawyers and judges find applicable rules of evidence, available commentary on those rules, and relevant case law when they needed them most. It can do the same for you. Plus, it's newly revised for 2017. Order now!
The Wisconsin Governmental Claims and Immunities Handbook is your guide to the world of governmental tort litigation - and now it's been updated for 2017. If you deal with claims against government entities, this is the book for you!
Are you current on Wisconsin's PROM laws? The Wisconsin Public Records and Open Meetings Handbook is newly updated as a 5th edition with the latest case law and court opinions. Get 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. Treat yourself to a copy this holiday season.
Mandatory reporting: Wisconsin makes changes to child abuse reporting laws
Dec. 21, 2011 – Individuals who are required to report suspicion of child abuse now have greater protections under a new law that took effect earlier this month. Milwaukee attorney Barry W. Szymanski advises lawyers who represent school districts or individuals subject to mandatory reporting requirements to take note of the changes.
Campaign finance law: Wisconsin's political contributions cap is unconstitutional in part
Dec. 21, 2011 – A recent federal court ruling strikes a Wisconsin law that restricts the amount of money political action committees can raise for political speech. The campaign finance law at issue has been in place, in some form, since 1973.
New law eases restrictions on residential landlords
Dec. 21, 2011 – Those municipal ordinances that restrict and penalize certain acts or omissions of residential landlords are now unenforceable, under a new law effective today. In this article, Madison attorney Ed Lawton explains what landlord-tenant lawyers should know.
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Effective time management: Doing more with less
Dec. 21, 2011 – Having an efficient law practice and a good work/life balance doesn't happen by accident. In this video, Michael Moore of Moore's Law offers ideas for attorneys to implement time management into their law practices so they can be better at their jobs while also spending more time doing what they enjoy.
Parliamentary procedure seminar for government lawyers coming in January
Fiedler and White announce bid for the 2012 State Bar president-elect post
Fund for Client Protection approves reimbursements for 8 victims of lawyer theft
Be ready for the effects of health care reform; Attend PINNACLE's Health Law Update CLE program
Limited-time offer: 20 percent off PINNACLE Books UnBound library for all solos and small firms
Wisconsin Discovery Law and Practice
be your guide to electronic discovery
Gov. Walker signs bill regulating attorney fees, adopts castle doctrine and trespasser bills
Recent jury verdicts, bench decisions, settlements, and arbitration awards
Holidays: Humbug, happiness, or something in between?
Effective time management: The gift that keeps on giving
Reminder: CLE deadline is Feb. 1 for lawyers admitted to practice law in odd-numbered years
Whistleblower’s federal claims against former employees will continue, appeals panel rules
Wisconsin Supreme Court will decide whether Mexican national can withdraw guilty plea
Appeals court clarifies scope of plain view doctrine in unlawful car search case
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