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Features

    • Does Gender Still Matter in the Legal Profession?
    • This article presents recent historical and statistical information about women in legal practice and discusses how women have - or have not - fared in the legal profession in terms of law practice issues. From this context, readers can draw their own answers, their own sense of the relevance of gender in legal practice.
    • Final Rules on IRA and Retirement Plan Distributions
    • On April 17, 2002, the IRS released final regulations that change the minimum distribution rules pertaining to individual retirement accounts and qualified retirement plans. The final regulations retain and clarify last year's proposed regulations that made sweeping changes.
    • Is it Time to Hire an Administrator?
    • Not every firm may need or want a legal administrator. But what are some of the signals that it might be time to consider hiring one? Lagging behind in your accounts receivable, high nonlegal staff turnover, and unproductive staff could be indicators. Or maybe you're spending too much time performing administrative tasks yourself and not enough time practicing law. Read what prompted some firms to hire an administrator and what tasks those administrators are performing.
    • Investment Values Fluctuate
    • EdVest, Wisconsin's 529 college savings plan, has new features that make it even more attractive to potential investors.

Opinions, Voices & Ideas

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  • Inside the Bar
  • Here's a look at the State Bar's audited financial picture for FY 02, July 1, 2001 - June 30, 2002.
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  • President's Message
  • Your Board of Governors needs your input as it debates issues surrounding MDP, UPL, and Ancillary Business Practices - issues that could significantly change the practice of law. Please, share your opinion with your district governor.
  • Practice Tips
  • A Guide to Wisconsin Legal Information Sources
  • Why spend your precious time tracking down legal information when you can use this guide? This compilation points you to sources of authoritative, reliable legal information specifically for Wisconsin lawyers.
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  • Legislative Watch
  • EdVest, Wisconsin's 529 college savings plan, has new features that make it even more attractive to potential investors.
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