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​​Become a PINNACLE Author Today!

Are you an expert in your area of practice? Do you want to be? If you answered yes to either question, consider becoming an author for one of the State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE books. Whether it is a chapter in one of our traditional “brown binder” treatises, or taking on a practice manual or new subject matter (such as our most recent practice manual: Mental Health Law in Wisconsin: A Guide for Legal and Healthcare Professionals), consider sharing your expertise with your fellow Wisconsin attorneys.​

Select either option below to reach out to us directly.​​​

Tips and Tricks of Writing

  • Easy to use and follow Author Guidelines are provided.
  • Professional attorney editor assistance is available at every step of the project for you – don’t be hesitant to utilize their expertise!​​​

Benefits of Being a PINNACLE​ Author

  • Helps me maintain my subject matter expertise. [Eileen Dorfman]​​​
  • Opens up additional opportunities to present my expertise on a given subject. [Eileen Dorfman]
  • You get to write what you know and receive up to 15 CLE credits.
  • From a Government attorney: Allows me to provide the enforcement agency’s point of view, which is helpful to practitioners. [Jim Ciolino]
  • We all make ourselves better attorneys when we share our expertise with each other. [Jeff Spitzer-Resnick]
  • It’s a good way to give back to the legal community (giving updates and real life application examples). [Samantha Wagner]

Ideas​ for a Book?

Have a topic you want to write on or see missing from the current PINNACLE Books offerings? Is there a new book you would like to spearhead or partner on with the State Bar? Contact our publications team using the information below.​​

Submit an Id​ea​

​Already an Author?​

​Share your experience and why you think being an author benefits you. You can reach out through the attorney-editor you are working with, or email the Publications Manager at​ with your “why” and “come join us” message.​

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