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Features

    • On Racial Equity: 26 Voices
    • Recently, millions of people across our communities have come together in an historic movement that calls for fundamental change addressing systemic racism. We asked lawyers to tell us what this moment in American racial, social, and legal justice reform means to them.
    • Kathy Brost: Leading in Unprecedented Times
    • Kathy Brost's strategic and collaborative leadership style – as well as her years' experience as a solo practitioner and as in-house counsel – well suit her for helping guide the State Bar through unprecedented times.
    • Law Firm Profitability During a Pandemic
    • Several Wisconsin lawyers talk about what their firms are doing in terms of business viability during the pandemic. They say they are focused on retaining staff, improving client relations, and maintaining positive cash flow.
    • A Jurist's Language of Interpretation
    • Advocates familiar with different interpretation approaches – and which jurists favor them – can gain a distinct advantage when crafting their positions.

Opinions, Voices & Ideas

  • Your State Bar
  • Racial Equity: It's Time to Step Up
  • The State Bar is acting to ensure equal justice, but Larry Martin says we need your help. Please take a moment to reflect on what you can do, as an individual and as a lawyer.
  • Ethics
  • COVID-19 and Client Confidentiality
  • Dean Dietrich says the risk of spreading COVID-19 might be one appropriate situation for making limited revelations to people with whom the client had contact.
  • Reflections
  • Trauma Has Made Me a Better Lawyer
  • Never in a million years did Crystal Banse think she would be participating in the criminal justice system as a victim and experiencing PTSD firsthand.
  • Final Thought
  • Check Assumptions at the Door
  • Christa Wittenberg writes, with self-awareness and training, we can overcome the implicit biases that influence our assumptions about the people we meet.
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