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Join us as the Wisconsin Lawyer celebrates 75 years in print - from our debut in September 1927 to the present. Explore the path we traveled to bring readers a nationally acclaimed, professional journal.
Skim through the magazine over the years and you'll gain a glimpse of history and societal trends. Editorial board volunteers and magazine staff conducted a decade review of key topics and social issues covered in 75 years of Wisconsin Lawyer. Here's a brief look at some of their findings.
Of Governor Doyle's 20 top appointees in his administration, 12 are attorneys. Read how their legal training and prior experience have proved useful to them in their positions ... from analyzing problems from multiple perspectives to evaluating the effect of laws and policies on Wisconsin individuals and corporations.
A federal court's recent rejection of a Wisconsin Court of Appeals decision narrowly construing the right of employee privacy compounds uncertainty about Wisconsin's privacy protections.
The Wisconsin Lawyer's 75th anniversary gives us an opportunity to pause, to recognize the impact this magazine has had on documenting the development of the practice of law in Wisconsin.
The Communications Committee, which serves as the editorial advisory board, plays an invaluable role in producing the Wisconsin Lawyer. Today, it includes 12 lawyers with diverse practice experiences, one public member, and a Board of Governors' liaison.

Opinions, Voices & Ideas

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  • Inside the Bar
  • Meet four founding bar members who epitomized public leadership throughout their lives.
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  • President's Message
  • As we review our achievements, let us recall all those members before us who built the solid foundation from which we proceed.
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  • Team Doyle 2
  • Of Governor Doyle's 20 top appointees in his administration, 12 are attorneys. Read how their legal training and prior experience have proved useful to them in their positions ... from analyzing problems from multiple perspectives to evaluating the effect of laws and policies on Wisconsin individuals and corporations.
  • Practice Tips
  • A Primer on Miscellaneous Hearings
  • This second of three articles on administrative hearings focuses on the process for Department of Health and Family Services miscellaneous hearings conducted by the DHA's Work and Family Services Unit. Practice tips included.
  • Technology
  • Mining for Company Nuggets
  • There are as many reasons to conduct investigative research on companies as there are places online to look. Here are a few places to start your search.
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  • Career
  • A former government lawyer reflects on the similarities and differences between the public and private sectors of law practice.

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