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Several attorneys who practice in rural areas throughout Wisconsin – from Rice Lake to Marquette, Mich. – explain how they came to practice where they do, what they like about rural practice, and what challenges they face.
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently urged state lawmakers to update the statutes, calling Wisconsin campaign finance laws “labyrinthian and difficult to decipher.” Such a task may be easier said than done, however.
Many Americans live in one state and work in a distant one. Current tax rules do not deal well with this circumstance and so these “super commuters” may face double taxation of their income, both by their state of residence and the state in which the income is earned.

Opinions, Voices & Ideas

  • President's Message
  • Lend a Hand to Struggling Lawyers
  • Bob Gagan urges a call to WisLAP if you know someone who is struggling due to stresses of practicing law or substance abuse.
  • Your State Bar
  • Rural Practice: A Matter of Perspective
  • While parts of rural Wisconsin might lack big-city amenities, George Brown says there’s no shortage of opportunities for lawyers wanting to make a mark professionally.
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  • E-filing in Four Easy Steps
  • Circuit court e-filing provides an easy and efficient way to conduct business with the courts. Jean Bousquet and Marcia Vandercook explain how to do it.

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