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  • In the News
  • Benavides and Cuevas Twice Honored
  • The State Bar of Wisconsin was presented with the Association for Continuing Legal Education's 2004 Outstanding Achievement Award for the book Critical Terms in Criminal Proceedings in Spanish and English.
  • Ethics 2000
  • Understanding Proposed Changes to Professional Conduct Rules
  • The supreme court’s Ethics 2000 Committee has petitioned the court for changes to the Rules of Professional Conduct for Attorneys; a public hearing is set for Feb. 17, 2005. In this article, the author summarizes the committee’s key proposals.
  • Practice Tips
  • The Five Golden Rules of Negotiation for Lawyers
  • Lawyers negotiate constantly, but few lawyers have learned the strategies and techniques of effective negotiation. Here are five golden rules of negotiation to increase your ability to get what you and your clients want.
  • Representing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Debtors
  • Going for Broke
  • There are a myriad of considerations that may enter into a decision to file a bankruptcy. However, for the run-of-the-mill consumer debtor, there are usually only a few.