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    The WisBar Directories tab is an easy-to-locate resource when you are looking for judges, lawyers, court personnel, local and specialty bar association leaders, circuit court rules, and much more.
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    Jan. 15, 2014 – Need a phone number or an address for a judge, colleague, legal publication, or court personnel? What about the name of the president of your local bar association or the local court rules for a neighboring county? Click Directories at the top of the WisBar homepage.

    This section also offers access to, law-related organizations and agencies, state directories, the Lawyer-to-Lawyer Directory, and listings of law-related vendors, court reporters, and other professional services.

    WisBar Directories

    The Directories link is located the top of WisBar.

    Circuit Court Rules

    The Wisconsin Circuit Court Rules section provides:

    • Circuit court rules for all 72 Wisconsin counties.

    • Statewide and district OWI/OAR sentencing guidelines

    Judges, Personnel, and Colleagues

    Several options are available to search for judges, court personnel, and colleagues.

    • Select a particular court under the Court Directory section, then narrow your search by including district, county, tribe, branch, and/or position.

    • Lawyer Search, also located on WisBar’s homepage, is one of the most frequently used directories by lawyers and the public. You can search by name, firm, city, year of graduation and more.

    • Are you a lawyer facing an unfamiliar area of the law? Turn to the Lawyer-to-Lawyer Directory. This listing includes nearly 500 lawyers who are willing to share their expertise with other lawyers through brief phone conversations.

    • A PDF of the 2013-14 Municipal Court Directory, published by the Office of Judicial Education, is also available. Here you will find alphabetical listings of municipal and reserve judges, municipal court commissioners, and court clerks. There are listings of courts by county, joint courts, as well as chief judges and district court administrators.

    Wisconsin Law-related Organizations and Agencies

    The Wisconsin Law-related Organization and Agencies directory includes links to:

    • Fifty-seven local bar associations and 30 specialty bar associations statewide. In this section, you also can search leadership rosters and locate association websites.

    • Supreme court agencies

    • Legal services agencies

    • Wisconsin Law Foundation

    • Wisconsin Trust Account Foundation (WisTAF)

    • Wisconsin Access to Justice Commission

    State Directories

    The State of Wisconsin Directories section is where you will find links to:

    • Government agencies, boards, commissions, and departments

    • Cities, towns, and villages

    • Counties and county seats

    • Wisconsin Legislature

    Professional Services

    Are you looking for a court report, process server, investigator, title company, expert witness, or other professional service? Look to the WisBar Classifieds for vendor listings, many searchable by county.

    State Bar Leadership and Staff

    The State Bar Leadership and Staff Directories is where you will information about officers, the Board of Governors, the Executive committee, and contact information for State Bar staff.

    Need help? Contact org service wisbar Customer Service at (608) 257-3838 or (800) 728-7788.