Wisconsin Supreme Court Notice
Final Order 21-08: Amending SCR 31.01(11) Pertaining to Continuing Legal Education and Pro Bono Legal Services
On Dec. 29, 2021, the Hon. Robert J. Collins II, Oneida Judiciary, filed a rule petition to amend SCR 31.01(11) to allow tribal courts to appoint attorneys to provide pro bono legal services, and to permit the attorney to claim continuing legal education credits in lieu of monetary payments.
ORDER ISSUED: April 20, 2022
DISPOSITION: The supreme court concluded that no public hearing was needed, and agreed that the proposed amendment would improve the administration of justice and improve access to justice in Wisconsin’s tribal communities. Petition granted, effective April 20, 2022.
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