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    Final Order 21-01: Conflicts of Interest Involving Public Defenders

    Wisconsin Supreme Court Notice

    Final Order 21-01: Conflicts of Interest Involving Public Defenders

    On May 25, 2021, the State Bar of Wisconsin Standing Committee on Professional Ethics and the Wisconsin State Public Defender filed a rule petition seeking to amend Supreme Court Rule (SCR) 20:1.0 and SCR 20:1.10 to clarify that conflicts of interest involving public defenders should be controlled by SCR 20:1.10 rather than SCR 20:1.11.

    ORDER ISSUED: Oct. 6, 2021

    DISPOSITION: Petition granted, effective Jan. 1, 2022.

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