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On Jan. 1, 2024, the federal Corporate Transparency Act will take effect. The Act requires certain entities to report identifying information, the individuals who filed their formation or registration documents, and the individuals who directly or indirectly have substantial ownership of or control. Here's what you need to know.
By Kent L. Schlienger
Cognitive-behavioral limitations, also known as neurodisabilities, can dramatically affect how a person performs day-to-day activities. To effectively represent and interact with people involved in the justice system, lawyers and judges must recognize and understand neurodisabilities and then provide appropriate accommodations.
By Dr. Joseph Alan Wszalek
A pardon from Wisconsin's governor can be a tremendous boon for people who have committed crimes in the state, served their sentences, and then spent considerable time in communities without recent offenses. Learn how lawyers can help.
By Taylor Forman, Benjamin D. Edelstein & Megan Lorna Sprecher

Opinions, Voices & Ideas

  • President's Message
  • Moving the Profession Forward: Support Civic Education
  • Dean Dietrich reports the State Bar is working with organizations to provide educational programs on how elections should function and the importance of the legal issues underlying election processes.
  • Your State Bar
  • A Legacy Honored and Preserved
  • Larry Martin says lawyers' work affects clients and the communities in which lawyers live and work, even long after cases are closed or representations end.
  • Ethical Dilemma
  • CLE Shenanigans May Be Dishonest Conduct
  • State Bar ethics counsel Tim Pierce discusses the consequences when lawyers sign attendance sheets at continuing legal education programs, and then leave.
  • Technology
  • Tech Toys for the Holidays
  • It's the time of year when you treat yourself (or others) to new high-tech gadgets. Here are a few of Mike Eichacker's recommendations.
  • Final Thought
  • Just Breathe
  • Amber Ault says this advice might seem superficial in a world filled with chaos. But when you calm yourself, you act more rationally and with more focus and purpose.

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