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From minors starting their first jobs to high-level executives earning six-plus-figure salaries, be confident in any employment situation by taking advantage of the Wisconsin Wages and Hours Handbook’s variety of legal tools. New 2014-2015 Supplement!
Whatever the condominium document at issue — bylaws, articles of incorporation, the declaration, rules, or regulations —the Drafter’s Guide to Condo Documents has insightful, nuts-and-bolts advice for handling it. Now with a new supplement!
New 2015 Elder and Disability Codebook available! This convenient compilation that brings together the most important Wisconsin laws concerning issues relevant to elder or disability law practice. Order now!
Clarifies Arbitration Procedures
The Wisconsin Supreme Court's opinion in
Borst v. Allstate Insurance Co.
has clarified several ill-defined aspects of the arbitration process, including the role of party-appointed arbitrators, the right of parties to seek equitable relief due to arbitrator partiality, and the taking of discovery.
Sounding the Death Knell of Forced Consumer Arbitration
The Wisconsin Supreme Court's recent decision in
Wisconsin Auto Title Loans Inc. v. Jones
may have sounded the death knell of forced arbitration of consumer debt disputes in Wisconsin.
Electronic Discovery and the Amended Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
On Dec. 1, 2006, amendments to the federal rules took effect, making electronic information explicitly subject to discovery and providing mechanisms to address difficulties posed by electronic discovery. Can amendments to state rules be far behind?
FY06 State Bar Annual Report: It Takes Many Hands
It takes a lot of hands to work the mission of the State Bar of Wisconsin.
FY06 State Bar Annual Report: Financial Results
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A Calm Hand
It's time for the Wisconsin Supreme Court to hold all its conferences in public - even those in contested appeals.
Open up the Supreme Court
Plan to attend Representing Clients with Common Consumer Problems in January or February. This full-day State Bar CLE presentation will provide you with detailed information about the myriad laws and regulations pertaining to consumer protection. An expe
A new rule of professional conduct, unique to Wisconsin, guides lawyers in providing legal advice to persons participating in lawful investigations.
Advising on Lawful Investigations
Addressing the state's judges gathered in Appleton for a two-day Wisconsin Judicial Conference in November, Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson delivered her annual State of the Judiciary Address, telling of a "
Courts must deal with 'profound cultural shift'
profound cultural shift"
The State Bar of Wisconsin is a cosponsor at the annual ABA TECHSHOW, March 22 - 24, in Chicago, earning State Bar members a discount. The conference will offer more than 50 education and training sessions in 16 different tracks. Sessions are designed to
Breaking Up is Hard to Do
Before your law firm breaks up, protect your clients' interests and protect yourself from potential malpractice claims by establishing some practical procedures.
On May 22, 2006, the State Bar and the Office of Lawyer Regulation (OLR) filed a joint petition asking the supreme court to modify portions of the trust account rule, SCR 20:1.15, and several related rules. The court has scheduled a public hearing for Ja
A new American Bar Association report focuses on the benefits of diversity in the workplace, why it pays to hire lawyers with disabilities, and what the law requires of legal employers. The report discusses how disabilities affect lawyers in all sectors
The Wisconsin Circuit Court Access (WCCA) Web site, providing access to circuit court records, recently made changes to help viewers interpret case information. Executive summaries now appear when accessing a criminal, traffic, forfeiture, or a civil cas
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