Wisconsin attorneys will pay $30 more in dues per year if the State Bar’s Board of Governors passes its proposed budget during its meeting Friday and Saturday.Read More »
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The Wisconsin Supreme Court unanimously struck down a State Bar bylaw Friday that would have allowed the Board of Governors to remove one of its own, with one justice saying the rule as written was “insane.”
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Gregg Moore, the man who has led the Wisconsin Access to Justice Commission since its inception in 2009, plans to step down next month. Moore, a state Supreme Court appointee, said he still will be a member, as he was ...Read More »
Though more than four years have passed since Terence Evans vacated his seat on the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, a U.S. Senator said he and a nominating committee still need to discuss the nomination procedure before they can begin the process of filling the spot.Read More »
Two Milwaukee judges and one attorney have been recommended to the White House to fill a vacant seat in the Eastern District of Wisconsin.Read More »
It seems like the State Bar may be a little hurt over questions the Supreme Court asked them during a hearing Jan. 21 about a petition that seeks the ability to boot a member of the Board of Governors.Read More »
An attempt to restructure yearly dues for older and younger attorneys drew criticism Tuesday for the fiscal effect it would have on the State Bar and the Office of Lawyer Regulation.Read More »
Wisconsin Supreme Court justices appeared skeptical Tuesday about a State Bar bylaw that several said potentially could give the bar’s governing board broad power to remove a dissenter from office.
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Eric Farnsworth received the Robert L. Habush Trial Lawyer of the Year Award from the Wisconsin Association for Justice at its annual dinner in Milwaukee.
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Retired Outagamie County Circuit Court Judge Harold Froehlich received the Lifetime Jurist Achievement Award, and Milwaukee County Circuit Court Chief Judge Jeffrey Kremers received the Judge of the Year Award from the State Bar of Wisconsin in November.
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