The Wisconsin Legislature and Supreme Court are considering sweeping changes to the processes by which administrative rules are developed and interpreted in Wisconsin. Michael Lokensgard discusses the current rules and how they may change.
Writing is a skill that you can always continue to sharpen. Marquette University law professor Melissa Greipp shares drafting techniques and practical editing tips to take your brief writing to the next level.
Growing up in a tough neighborhood, Judge Frederick Rosa realized at a young age that meaningful gains in society are accomplished through the court system. After nearly two years in Wisconsin’s busiest trial court, he is doing just that.
Each year, the Wisconsin Law Foundation awards the prestigious Charles L. Goldberg Distinguished Service Award to a State Bar member for a lifetime of service in the public interest. Do you know someone deserving of recognition?
As a service to its members, the State Bar of Wisconsin has entered into an alliance agreement with West, a Thomson Reuters business, to provide award information on Wisconsin civil jury trials, bench trials, settlements, and arbitrations.
When lawyers leave a firm, do they take their conflicts with them? Or do the conflicts remain at the firm after the lawyer is gone? The answer may come down to this: where is the file, and did that lawyer have help with the case?
Two recent family law cases address this question from different standpoints.
Learn more about e-filing website enhancements, which counties are rolling out mandatory e-filing this spring, and other developments on the horizon.
Tell us about the people and ideas that are changing Wisconsin’s legal landscape. Nominate a Wisconsin Legal Innovator who breaks with tradition to do it better.
Earn up to 12 CLE and 1 EPR credits with three diverse and comprehensive CLE tracks at the 2017 Health, Labor, and Employment Law Institute, Aug. 17-18 in Wisconsin Dells.
A major overhaul of the U.S. tax system is in the works under President Donald Trump. This article, by Milwaukee tax lawyer Robert Teuber, provides a general overview of what reform might look like for individual and business taxpayers.
Petitioners say attorneys can’t fulfill ethical duties and effectively represent criminal defendants when their statutory compensation rate doesn’t even cover overhead costs.
How can you become a better lawyer? Try improv. No, really! Creativity, public speaking, and confidence under pressure are just a few of the skills that lawyers can refine by adopting improv techniques.
Statements on State Bar of Wisconsin membership dues and Wisconsin Supreme Court assessments will be mailed in May. New this year: online payment option.
Wisconsin Legal Advice Online is now partnered with the American Bar Association, enhancing the ability for attorneys to do pro bono work from any location.
Early-bird discounts on registration and lodging expire May 15 for the 2017 State Bar of Wisconsin Annual Meeting & Conference – act now to get the best rates and to ensure you have a room at the Glacier Canyon Lodge at the Wilderness in Wisconsin Dells.
Whether you live in a seller’s market such as Madison or one in which buyers rule, Real Estate Transactions System, newly updated from State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE®, is key to providing good client service.
You’ll find the top sources to help you jump-start state survey research of statutory and regulatory law in this guide by law librarian Laura Olsen, who offers tips on efficient research strategies.
Ken Goldstein, a political scientist, researcher, and a member the ABC News team that calls presidential elections, provides a sneak peek of the issues he’s likely to tackle in June as the 2017 Annual Meeting & Conference opening speaker.