Legal industry experts highlight national trends, including business development, meeting client needs, talent recruitment, succession planning, and technology. Wisconsin lawyers can seize on opportunities and determine where to put their time and energy to build momentum in 2019.
A national legal tech expert highlights the most important developments in 2018, from analytics and artificial intelligence to legal research, the ethics of using technology, and access to justice issues. These developments create the momentum for an interesting year ahead.
In November 2018, Sarah Zylstra warned lawyers filing appellate briefs that the Wisconsin Court of Appeals computer system was reordering the record, making the record identifications in the clerk of circuit court's certification incorrect. The issue has been fixed for records transmitted on or after Dec. 21, 2018, says Zylstra.
Grant Birtch and Kathleen Brost, candidates for State Bar of Wisconsin president-elect post, have a lot in common. Both work in Neenah. Both graduated from U.W. Law School in the 1990s. And both have a lot of solo and/or small-firm experience.
This article looks at nine significant Wisconsin federal court decisions interpreting Wisconsin law in late 2017 and 2018 on a variety of subjects, including tort, contract, corporate, fair dealership, and insurance law and more.
Odalo Ohiku confesses his glaring daily struggle. On one hand, fighting blood, sweat, and tears for strangers. On the other, living with his one and only older brother locked in prison.
The Wisconsin Legislature recently enacted 2017 Wis. Act 235. The act, prepared without the input usually provided by the Wisconsin Supreme Court and Judicial Council for laws affecting civil pro-cedure, makes substantial changes about which all civil litigators must be aware. The authors expect litigants and courts will face uncertainties and chal-lenges as they litigate under the new rules.
What are the considerations lawyers should think about regarding HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act? Turns out, it's not just lawyers in a health law practice who need to be aware of their responsibilities regarding protected health information.