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This spring, the State Bar begins a long-term, concerted effort to brand the legal profession... that is, consistently use a unified message to educate the public about the value lawyers bring to their clients and their communities. The message mirrors three key qualities that the public values most about lawyers: expert advice, problem solving, and community service.
This spring, the State Bar begins a long-term, concerted effort to brand the legal profession... that is, consistently use a unified message to educate the public about the value lawyers bring to their clients and their communities. The message mirrors three key qualities that the public values most about lawyers: expert advice, problem solving, and community service.
The new privacy rules apply to health care providers and to third-party payers, ancillary businesses, and even attorneys who have access to protected health information in order to do work for covered entities.
In May 2000, Wisconsin became the first state to declare notary records to be confidential and to require written consent before a notary record can be released to a third party.
This spring, the State Bar begins a long-term, concerted effort to brand the legal profession... that is, consistently use a unified message to educate the public about the value lawyers bring to their clients and their communities. The message mirrors three key qualities that the public values most about lawyers: expert advice, problem solving, and community service.

Opinions, Voices & Ideas

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  • Inside the Bar
  • The Bar is launching a long-term effort to educate the public about the value lawyers bring to their clients and communities.
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  • President's Message
  • In May, the Board of Governors will vote on whether the Bar should require the mandatory reporting of voluntary pro bono efforts.
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  • Letters - What Has Been the Most Personally Satisfying Use of Your Legal Training?
  • Astronomer, teacher, newspaper reporter? As a young girl growing up in the '50s, I knew I wanted to be a career woman. The only question, was "Which career?" I became a lawyer and went on to earn a master's in public administration. Instead of practicing law in the traditional sense, I embarked upon a public service career as an administrator. I also remained active in the State Bar to help improve the profession.
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  • Managing Risk
  • Here are 10 questions lawyers should ask their clients when filing financing statements under Revised UCC Article 9.
  • Career - Convention Alert
  • Meet Dr. Ostrow in Person
  • Ellen Ostrow, Ph.D., founder of LawyersLifeCoach™, brings her 20 years of experience assisting attorneys in professional development and career and executive coaching to the State Bar Annual Convention.
  • Career
  • Balancing Work and Life
  • The shrinking economy doesn't attenuate our need for work/life balance. Replace a focus on insecurity with a plan to make the business case for balance to your firm or organization. Here's a strategy for demonstrating the equity and profitability of balanced hours.

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