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Lawyers should prepare for the possible legalization of marijuana in Wisconsin, including advising clients considering a marijuana-based business about potential sources of liability and the scope in which they can operate their business legally.
By Paloma Kennedy
Learn what "blockchain" and "cryptocurrency" mean, where they began, how transactions work, and how this currency is valued in divorces, bankruptcies, and other legal matters.
By Doug Fredrick
Lawyers who work with low-income clients can make a meaningful difference by being aware of opportunities to challenge or reduce Medicaid birth cost judgments.
By Richard Lavigne

Opinions, Voices & Ideas

  • Your State Bar
  • Telling Your Story
  • Larry Martin suggests engaging directly in the legislative process as the State Bar fights to make justice-reform issues a high priority.
  • 10 Questions
  • Tatiana Shirasaki: On Starting Over
  • When Tatiana Shirasaki moved to Wisconsin from Brazil, she struggled to find work. Through her journey back to law school, she uncovered a passion for immigration law and protecting children from trafficking and sexual abuse.
  • Solutions
  • Treatment Courts and the Criminal Justice Tool Box
  • We all know someone who is affected by the opioid crisis. Judge Ellen Brostrom discusses how treatment courts help some offenders kick their substance abuse and return as productive members of society.
  • Ethics
  • Web Page Testimonials: Protect Clients' Interests
  • Lawyers may put client testimonials on web pages if the clients consent, they are not paid to provide the testimonials, and no false or misleading information is included, says Dean Dietrich.
  • Final Thought
  • More Than Just a Seat at the Table
  • Jasmyne Baynard says that the legal profession will be truly diverse and inclusive when women are at the table as participants, not just observers.

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