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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.
By Ed Finkel
Wisconsin lawyers and an IT professional bring it home, talking about hot areas of practice and technology and practice management issues that keep them awake at night and offer their insights for the year ahead.
By Christopher Cody Shattuck
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.
By Robert J. Ambrogi
The Wisconsin Legislature repealed the voluntary intoxication defense in 2014. This author believes it should be restored, given that the defense struck a workable balance between criminal due process rights and the public's interest in holding defendants responsible for their actions.
By Storm Larson

Opinions, Voices & Ideas

  • President's Message
  • The Times They are a-Changin'
  • Chris Rogers urges lawyers to take the lead in using technology innovations to create opportunities and growth.
  • Your State Bar
  • Young Lawyers Lead the Way
  • Larry Martin says our young lawyers are not just tomorrow's leaders. They are shaping and defining us today.
  • On Balance
  • Will 2019 Be the Year of Well-Being in Law?
  • Paula Davis-Laack spotlights the rise to the forefront of lawyer well-being, building on many years of research and training by experts and volunteers, both nationwide and in Wisconsin.
  • Solutions
  • Getting Paid: Trends You Need to Know
  • Whether to accept online payments is no longer a question. Amy Mann gives the whys and hows for reducing friction in billing and payments processes.
  • Final Thought
  • Leap of Faith
  • T.R. Williams says she found the confidence to reimagine her future when she took the bold step of proceeding not according to plan.

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