The State Bar researches critical issues affecting the community. Here you will find credible, evidence-based reports on how the public interacts with the legal system.
The Wisconsin Constitution, adopted in 1848, provides the basic powers and framework of the court system through Article VII. Though reshaped over the years, the independent branch of government has its own place in Wisconsin’s history.
Attorneys who are admitted to practice law by the Wisconsin Supreme Court are required to join the State Bar of Wisconsin as a condition of practicing law in the state.
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Take steps now to boost your future legal career. The State Bar of Wisconsin offers a variety of resources to help you get connected to the legal profession while you’re still a student.
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Learn about the State Bar of Wisconsin’s voluntary paralegal certification program. Endorsed by the Paralegal Association of Wisconsin, the SBWCP™ credential publicly recognizes Wisconsin’s most highly qualified paralegals, able to perform substantive legal work under the direction of a Wisconsin- licensed lawyer.
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