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Attention State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE books purchasers:
Due to a change in our inventory system, between 8/19 at 3 p.m. and 8/31, the State Bar will be unable to ship printed books and supplements or fulfill walk-in orders. You may still place orders during this time, which will ship on 9/1. Other product orders will ship normally. We apologize for the inconvenience.
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Whether you deal with worker’s compensation, unemployment insurance laws, the Family and Medical Leave Act, or fair employment laws, the 2016 Wisconsin Employment Law Codebook is your one-stop-shop for all the statutes and regulations governing employment law in Wisconsin.
Involved in a guardianship, mental health, or probate case? The Judicial Benchbook: Probate contains the procedures, rules, and case law you need to know. Now available as a new 5th edition. Order now!
Quickly find case law to bolster your arguments. Family Law Casenotes and Quotes is a handy compilation of family law cases since 1977. It's updated 3 times a year so you always have the most up-to-date info. The July 2016 supplement includes three new casenotes and two revised casenotes. Order your copy today!
Navigate the complexities of child cases with the newly updated WI 2016 Children's Code and Juvenile Justice Code 2016. Keep the latest statutes at your fingertips - buy your copy today!
Confidently advise your business clients in a variety of situations with Business Litigation in Wisconsin. The newly revised 2nd edition includes the latest court decisions and legal developments impacting your clients. Order now!
Bridging the Justice Gap: Gauging the Public's Unmet Civil Legal Needs
A recent State Bar of Wisconsin comprehensive study examined unmet legal needs in our state and discovered that more than 500,000 residents face serious civil legal problems without legal assistance. Read more about this study and its findings.
Taking Reconfinement Hearings Seriously
Reconfinement hearings in Wisconsin are relatively new, and recent months have seen a shift in the law toward making the hearings more than a mere formality. Because of the importance of the hearings, the duties of the reconfinement courts and defense counsel have increased and both have an obligation to review the original sentencing before the reconfinement hearing.
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LUST, SOX, 7 Deadly Sins, Rambo, and the Death Penalty
The 2007 State Bar Annual Convention promises substantive programming, discussion of critical issues covered in today's headlines, opportunities to socialize, and more.
Justice for Poor People
Converging studies and conferences seek to measure the scope of unmet civil legal needs of poor people and how to fill those needs. Now that we know where we are, where do we go from here?
New Rules Detail Required Info in Client Engagement Letters
The new Rules of Professional Conduct, effective July 1, 2007, require lawyers to advise new clients in writing of the basis or rate of the fee and costs to be charged and the scope of representation. Lawyers also might consider including additional information to enhance the attorney/client relationship.
Gathering Competitive Intelligence
In the business sense, competitive intelligence is information about the external business environment that can affect a company's plans, decisions, and operations. Taken further, competitive intelligence is information about parties to a legal matter that can be useful in determining strategy in just about any lawyer's practice area.
Write Bylined Articles to Build Your Practice
If approached the right way, writing bylined articles for well-respected publications can help establish your reputation as having expertise in your practice area. Here are some practical ideas to increase the effectiveness of this marketing strategy to build your practice.
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