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For Law Students


Become a State Bar of Wisconsin Law Student Associate today and take steps now to boost your future legal career. The State Bar of Wisconsin offers a variety of resources to help you connect with the legal profession while you’re a student. You can network with your future colleagues at events, stay up-to-date on what’s happening in the law, and access research and career resources.

Join today for free and start making connections! If you have questions, please contact staff liaison Bryant Park, org bpark wisbar wisbar bpark org, (608) 250-6083.


Supreme Court Rule Chapter 50 - Practical Training of Law Students

For more information regarding Practical Training of Law Students, please visit the following resources:

Clerk's Office: Clerk of Supreme Court

University of Wisconsin Law School: UW Law

Marquette University Law School: MU Law

Indian Law Section Legal Education Scholarship Announcement

The Indian Law Section is excited to announce a Legal Education Scholarship. The scholarship is for a deserving third-year law student (who will be a 3L in the 2018-2019 school year) who intends to practice Indian Law in the state of Wisconsin upon graduation. The award for the 2018-2019 school year will be $1,000. Applications must be postmarked by August 1, 2018. The application and further details for the Indian Law Section Legal Education Scholarship can be found here. Please contact Kim Burns at org kburns wisbar wisbar kburns org with questions.

Apply for a Scholarship and Learn about Today’s Hottest Intellectual Property Topics

Attend the Door County Intellectual Property Academy July 19th and 20th for cutting edge analysis of today’s hottest IP issues. Law student scholarships are available to cover tuition as well as $100 towards a hotel stay. To apply for a scholarship, email Kim Burns at org kburns wisbar wisbar kburns org and explain why you want to attend the IP Academy and how it fits in with your future goals. Learn more at

Intellectual Property & Technology Law Section Announces Writing Competition Winners

The Intellectual Property and Technology Law Section proudly announces the winners of its Annual Writing Contest for Law Students attending a Wisconsin law school. The first place winner, Brian Laning, won a $3,000 cash prize for his paper, “Inevitable Disclosure and the Defend Trade Secrets Act: Can We Unify?”; the second place winner, Jason P. Muth, won a $2,000 cash prize for his paper, “Telling the Story of Invention: How Narrative Coherence Helps Reinforce a Desired Claim Construction” and the third place winner, Prashant Dayal, won a $1,000 cash prize for his paper “#Trademarked: Why Hashtag Trademarks Should Stay.” The title of each paper is a link to a PDF of each winning paper.

Submissions for the 2017-2018 Intellectual Property Law Section Writing Competition will be due on May 31, 2018. To see competition details, please click here.



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