COVID-19 and Legal Trends: Finding Opportunity Amidst Downturn
A recent legal industry trends report found that new matter creation dropped by nearly 40 percent in April as individuals and business defer legal matters. But those matters aren't going away, and lawyers must find innovative ways to serve clients.
What Employers Should Know When Bringing Workers Back
COVID-19 is not going away just because people are coming back to work, says Lori Dorn, director of administration for Stafford Rosenbaum LLP. She shares tips for law firms and other employers to consider when reopening.
Chief Justice's Wisconsin Court COVID-19 Task Force Issues Report
Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Patience Roggensack announced that the Wisconsin Courts COVID-19 Task Force has issued its final report, including a framework to guide counties and circuit courts as they work together to reopen facilities, return to in-person proceedings, and begin to normalize operations.
Final Order 19-22: Judicial Education Requirements
The Chief Judges' Subcommittee on Judicial Education filed a rule petition asking the court to amend several rules pertaining to continuing education for the Wisconsin judiciary and circuit court commissioners.
OLR Hearing to Reinstate Daniel Parks
A public hearing will be held before Referee John Nicholas Schweitzer on the petition of Daniel Parks, Fond du Lac, to reinstate his Wisconsin law license.