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Jun 18, 2014
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Just released! Wisconsin Attorney's Desk Reference is now in it's 5th edition! Perfect as a primer, a refresher, or a starting point, the Desk Reference is designed to be an easy-to-use guide for any attorney who needs a quick answer to a question, or an introduction into an area of law.
Codebooks are now available as eBooks! Download them and enjoy the added searchability and functionality enabled by your device. Buy your print edition by July 31, 2014, and receive the eBook edition for free! More!
As part of the new Business School for Lawyers initiative, we are proud to introduce two seminars that focus on developing a business plan and the business principles to grow your practice. Learn more.
The 3rd Annual Health, Labor, Employment Law Institute is scheduled for August 21-22. Earn up to 12.0 CLE and 2.0 EPR credits while having a mini-getaway in Wisconsin Dells.
Pro Bono Attorney Helps Rescue an Abused Child, Clinic Guides Veterans: Volunteers Honored Next Week
June 18, 2014 – Truly exceptional pro bono attorneys and programs continually assist Wisconsin citizens with unmet legal needs. In this article, we feature a lawyer who helped a little girl find a loving home after tragedy and abuse and a legal clinic that helps military veterans. They, along with other volunteers, will receive awards at the State Bar’s Annual Meeting & Conference June 26 in Lake Geneva.
Patent Trolls and Wisconsin’s New Anti-Patent Troll Law
June 18, 2014 – In this article, gain insight on so-called “patent trolls” as well as a new Wisconsin law that gives businesses and individuals more protection from threats or assertions that they are infringing a patent or pending patent.
Settlement Marks Win for LSAT Takers with Disabilities, State Bar of Wisconsin Supported Changes
June 18, 2014 – A recent settlement validates the rights of disabled individuals who request accommodations to take the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT). Learn about the settlement and the State Bar of Wisconsin’s involvement in the process.
Is the Untapped Legal Market on Your Radar?
June 18, 2014 – A huge segment of the legal market, 85 percent, is untapped and lawyers need to move quickly before this segment is gobbled up by nonlawyer online legal service providers. In this video, futurist Jordan Furlong talks about this virtually untapped audience.
Fund for Client Protection Approves Reimbursements for 43 Victims of Lawyer Theft
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Sharpen Your Shingle with Good Business Skills at PINNACLE’s New Business School for Lawyers
Stay on the Cutting Edge at Aug. 21-22 Health, Labor, & Employment Law Institute in Wisconsin Dells
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U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Wisconsin Case Involving Graduations in Church
Homeowner Could Be Liable if Contractor's Herbicide Overspray Killed Neighbors' Trees
Deputy Not Covered by Employer’s Underinsured Motorist Policy, Court Says
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