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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!
Untying the Gordian Knot: Law Firm Compensation
Stymied, Alexander the Great “untied” the impossible Gordian knot by severing it with his sword. Although law firm compensation can be one of the most difficult puzzles in law firm management, solving it need not invite similar rash action. This article reviews the most common compensation systems, how each of them rewards specific behavior patterns, and why effective compensation systems must be aligned with a law firm’s culture and values.
: Expanded Recovery for Injured Litigants
, the Wisconsin Supreme Court overruled existing state law to allow injured litigants to bring direct suits in Wisconsin courts against out-of-state insurance companies for a loss or injury that occurred in Wisconsin. The court also clarified considerations in seeking default judgments and confirmed that corporate officers may be held personally liable for their negligent acts.
Viewpoint: Wisconsin's Undeveloped Surrogacy Law
Parties to surrogate-parenting arrangements typically enter into agreements that spell out each party’s expectations and responsibilities. However, Wisconsin law is insufficiently developed to ensure adequate enforcement of such agreements.
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WebXtra Video: Untying the Gordian Knot: Law Firm Compensation
In this video, Michael Moore discusses the features of successful firms’ compensation systems. How does your firm compare?
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Changing Economics Creates Opportunity
Staff reductions create opportunities for staff and member leaders to work differently, discover greater efficiencies, and focus priorities.
Remove Politics from Judicial Confirmation Process
Congress should put the integrity and independence of the federal judiciary before partisan politics and work cooperatively and cordially to fill all federal judicial vacancies.
Supervising Lawyers: Accountability for Others' Work
Make reasonable efforts to ensure supervised lawyers are complying with ethics rules.
Keep Your Best Clients When Boomer Lawyers Leave
The ABA estimates there are 400,000 baby-boomer lawyers – about one-third of the nation’s current total. Take a close look at your law firm’s leaders and rainmakers. Chances are good these individuals will retire over the next 20 years. Here are some tips to ensure your law firm is prepared for the impact of this generational transition.
8 Ways to Freshen-Up Your Risk-Management Procedures
Jimmy the Groundhog predicts an early spring, which is a good time to open some windows and take a fresh look at your risk-management procedures.
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