UW Admissions: New Beginnings and Family Traditions
On May 29, the State Bar of Wisconsin welcomed 110 new Wisconsin lawyers – graduates of the University of Wisconsin Law School. Among them are first-time lawyers in their families and fourth-generation lawyers. Welcome to the State Bar!
Board Discusses Potential OLR Rule Changes, Proposed State Bar Budget
The State Bar of Wisconsin's governing body recently discussed the Office of Lawyer Regulations' proposed changes to rules that regulate Wisconsin lawyers, discussed the proposed State Bar budget for fiscal year 2020, approved the Keller rebate amount, and approved a petition that would allow electronic voting in State Bar elections.
Supreme Court Upholds Restitution Amount in Burglary Case
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld a restitution order of about $8,500 payable to a burglary victim, rejecting the defendant’s argument that the circuit court improperly considered prior, unproven burglaries in determining that amount.