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Jun 18, 2014
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Work wonders in your next worker's comp case with the newly updated Worker's Compensation Handbook. It thoroughly explains the fundamentals of worker's comp law and practice. Plus, get insights into common and not-so-common scenarios. Order yours today!
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Get an in-depth look at some of the hottest topics in constitutional law at our CLE symposium “With Liberty & Justice.” One of the presenters is Jeff Scott Olson, a lawyer involved in a recent state appeals court decision regarding damages granted to a group of state Capitol protestors. Register now!
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.
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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.
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