Labor ＆ Employment Blog
5 Key Differences in Wisconsin and Federal Laws Employers Should Know
As the state opens up from stay-at-home orders, Wisconsin employers prepare for an increase in claims from pandemic job losses. Keith Kopplin and Christina Wabiszewski highlight five key differences in Wisconsin and federal employment laws that employers should know to reduce liability.
Litigation Section Blog
When Lawyers Push the Boundaries in Litigation
From voir dire to depositions, lawyers make statements and ask questions in the litigation process knowing that they are improper, under the guise of “zealous advocacy.” The profession would benefit from putting an end to this practice, says Tom Donnelly.
Family Law Section Blog
Family Finances under the CARES Act
Among the new rules implemented by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) are Economic Impact Payments (EIP) and changes in retirement distributions and withdrawals. Tiffany Highstrom discusses what attorneys should know about the CARES Act and offers advice on guiding clients through this uncertain time.
Nonresident Lawyers Blog
Diploma Privilege in the Pandemic Era
In the age of COVID-19, law school graduates are facing postponed bar exams. What would diploma privilege look like outside Wisconsin? Ann Heaps discusses the issue from the point of view of an attorney who took the exam to become a Wisconsin lawyer.