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    • May
      26
      2020
      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.

    • May
      22
      2020
      Coronavirus & the Law Blog

      Protecting Yourself from Pandemic Fraudsters

      Consumers can get free, weekly, credit reports, not just one free report per year, according to this post from Ray Dall’Osto and Chris Hayden of GRGB Law in Milwaukee.

    • May
      18
      2020
      Coronavirus & the Law Blog

      Silver Linings in a Dark Cloud

      Court appearances via Zoom, live U.S. Supreme Court hearings, and improvements in court procedures. Gregg Herman discusses a few of the good things to come out of the coronavirus pandemic.

    • May
      13
      2020
      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.

    • May
      13
      2020
      Environmental Law Section Blog

      EPA’s COVID-19 Policy and What it Means for Wisconsin

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced its intention to exercise civil enforcement discretion when regulated entities fail to meet legal requirements due to the coronavirus pandemic. Vanessa Wishart and Andrea Gelatt discuss thememorandum and its implications for regulated entities and the environment.

    • May
      08
      2020
      Coronavirus & the Law Blog

      Five Steps to Create a Safer Workplace for Returning Employees

      Policymakers are focusing attention on restarting the U.S. economy. In an article from Aaron McCann, Christine Liu McLaughlin, and Sara Schenck at Godfrey & Kahn S.C., the authors provide a basic roadmap to help employers navigate workplace safety.

    • May
      04
      2020
      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.

    • May
      04
      2020
      Construction & Public Contract Law Section Blog

      The Importance of Integration and Non-Reliance/Disclaimer Clauses in Construction Contracts

      Carefully crafted, an integration clause with non-reliance and tort disclaimer language may avoid common law and statutory misrepresentation claims. Scott J. Thomsen discusses a recent Wisconsin Supreme Court decision and highlights how current standard form construction contract language may not sufficiently protect the contracting parties.

    • April
      27
      2020
      Coronavirus & the Law Blog

      More PPP Funding Approved, Questions Remain Unanswered

      This article from Godfrey & Kahn S.C. provides an overview of certain key questions the Small Business Administration (SBA) has answered regarding loan forgiveness, along with a number of unanswered questions that will hopefully address in future guidance.

    • April
      27
      2020
      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.

    • April
      21
      2020
      Agricultural Law and Rural Practice Blog

      To Be or Not to Be … In Person for Video Court

      In this COVID-19, social-distancing world, judges are more than ever before holding criminal court via video. Michael Yang discusses what to consider when your client is scheduled for a video hearing.

    • April
      20
      2020
      Children & the Law Section Blog

      ‘Safer at Home?’ Experts Fear Increase in Child Abuse

      School closures, social isolation, economic uncertainty, and resource limitations create a dangerous environment for children at risk of abuse and neglect. Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month, Abigail Hean discusses the issue, and encourages communities to stay diligent.


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