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Bi-Weekly Newsletter of the State Bar of Wisconsin
Jul 16, 2014
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Enjoy a late summer getaway during the 2016 Health, Labor, and Employment Law Institute at the Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells August 18-19. Get discounted room rates when you reserve a room before July 18.
Hotel reservation deadline is July 4 for the 35th Annual Family Law Workshop, Aug. 4-6 in Sturgeon Bay. Enjoy a late summer getaway in beautiful Door County while experiencing camaraderie with fellow lawyers, family court commissioners, and judges.
The 11th 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!
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 litigation. It's newly updated for 2016 so you'll have the latest case law to reference. Get yours now!
The Elder Divorce: Considerations in Divorces Involving Older Couples
July 16, 2014 – When couples divorce later in life, the divorce can impact the benefits that elderly ex-spouses may receive in their retirement years. In this article, family and elder law attorney Megann Hendrix discusses the issues and considerations in this area.
Health Care Provider’s Apology to Injured Patient Now Inadmissible as Evidence
July 16, 2014 – In this article, Madison attorney Tyler Wilkinson discusses a new law that lets health providers apologize for apparent medical mistakes without fear that the apology will be used against them, while noting the benefits of apologies in such cases.
The Business Plan: A Roadmap to Starting and Building a Law Practice
July 16, 2014 – Thinking of starting your own law practice? Maybe you just graduated and can’t find a job. Maybe you are tired of your current firm. Maybe you’ve always wanted to be your own boss, or just want to improve a business aspect or your existing firm. Whatever the case, you need a business plan.
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Eight Tips to Effectively Make Your Court of Appeals Case
July 16, 2014 – In this video, Wisconsin Court of Appeals judges Joan F. Kessler, Milwaukee, and Gary E. Sherman, Madison, offer appellate brief writing tips lawyers can use to effectively make their case to the court of appeals.
Nominate a Solo/Small Firm Lawyer for the John Lederer Service Award – Deadline Aug. 15
Budget Tight? Apply for a Scholarship to the October Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm Conference, Deadline is Sept. 12
Executive Committee Takes Up Keller Dues Evaluation on Sept. 5
Earlybird Hotel and Registration Rates for Health Law Institute Expire July 21 and 27
T-minus Three Weeks: Annual Family Law Workshop, Aug. 7-9 – Beginner/Advanced Tracks Available
Build Your Business at Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm Conference, Oct. 23-25 in Wisconsin Dells
Webcasts from the 2014 Litigation, Dispute Resolution & Appellate Practice Institute, Today and July 23
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Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Reversal of Murder Conviction
Unhappy Days on the Island of Happy Days: Equitable Assignment to Blame
Supreme Court Upholds New Law: Hearsay Okay at Preliminary Hearings
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