Serving as president of the State Bar of Wisconsin is like riding a Ferris wheel that goes around only once.Read More »
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As a new attorney, Jim Friedman heard colleagues’ stories about Charles L. Goldberg, a Marquette University Law School alumnus who went on to head the State Bar of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Bar and Fellows of the American Bar Foundation.Read More »
An ad hoc committee of the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Appellate Practice Section has developed a checklist to assist lawyers and litigants in writing and filing briefs with the Wisconsin Court of Appeals.Read More »
Glendale solo practitioner Randy Enochs hates to turn away business, even if it means catering to a combative client.
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State Bar dues may spike more than 15 percent next year, but assessments imposed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court will drop, albeit slightly.
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The State Bar of Wisconsin announced two candidates Friday for 2012 president-elect.
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Lawyers who want to practice past the age of 70 would have to pay to do so under a proposed change to the State Bar of Wisconsin’s dues structure.Read More »
Former Calumet County District Attorney Ken Kratz is facing a six-month suspension of his law license for 11 counts of alleged misconduct, but the unusual circumstances may warrant a different sanction.Read More »
Attorney Julianne Barker worried about isolation eight years ago when she left the Milwaukee area to open a solo practice in rural Vernon County.
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A bill that would make prenuptial agreements ironclad is drawing a fight from judges and family law attorneys who argue fairness would go out the window with flexibility.Read More »
A relatively small cut to Milwaukee’s court budget could significantly affect how some county attorneys spend money on job training.
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Civil and criminal protections for individuals using deadly force to defend themselves would be increased under a bill passed Thursday by a state Assembly committee.Read More »
The State Bar of Wisconsin’s Diversity Outreach Committee and the Association of Corporate Counsel–Wisconsin Chapter are sponsoring a day-long program Friday in Milwaukee, promoting workplace diversity for lawyers. Attorney Sean Carter will be speaking at the program titled “Today’s Diversity: ...Read More »
A member of the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Board of Governors is arguing a series of statewide listening sessions is really just a prelude to a dues increase.Read More »
On Thursday, the state Supreme Court breathed life into a contentious petition to abolish mandatory participation in the State Bar of Wisconsin.Read More »
More than a dozen State Bar of Wisconsin members are seeking permission from the state’s highest court to earn Continuing Legal Education credit for teaching a legal specialty course in a paralegal program.Read More »
The names of six of 10 candidates – four requested confidentiality – seeking an open seat on the Milwaukee County Circuit Court bench were released Friday morning by Gov. Scott Walker’s office.
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Anne McIntyre, Northern Illinois 2007 magna cum laude, has joined Nelson, Irvings & Waeffler, SC, Wauwatosa as an associate. She will concentrate her practice in elder law, probate, and disability planning. She was previously with the Legal Aid Society of ...
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