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  • Inside the Bar
  • Clients expect that attorneys will satisfy their legal needs. When attorneys also show understanding of the client's situation and deliver an unexpected service or courtesy, clients are well-pleased.
  • President's Message
  • As recent events nationwide have shown, every lawyer must make the effort to educate the public about our judicial system and the value of lawyers, judges, and other participants in it.
  • Profile
  • Throughout his 13-year judicial career, Louis Butler has believed that being a judge involves much more than judging. Now that he's the Wisconsin Supreme Court's newest justice, he still thinks so.
  • Ethics
  • Clarifying the Trust Account Rule
  • Changes to SCR 20:1.15, the Trust Account Rule, clarify lawyers' obligations to distribute to third parties funds or property held in trust for a client.