A proposal going before the Wisconsin Supreme Court later this month would put tougher restrictions on how the Wisconsin State Bar spends lawyers’ mandatory dues.Read More »
Two Madison litigators are facing off in this year’s race for State Bar president. The two were nominated by committee to run for the position and their acceptance was announced in February. Attorneys should receive ballots for the election by ...Read More »
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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To practice in Wisconsin, lawyers are required to pay $224 a year in State Bar dues, but that doesn’t buy them a meaningful look into how bar leaders spend the money.Read More »
At the end of Henrik Ibsen’s play, “The Pillars of Society,” after the so-called pillars of society have been shown to be a bunch of scoundrels, the boy Olaf declares, “I don’t want to be a pillar of society.”Read More »
Though Wisconsin has closed the book on investigating a controversial pay-per-lead website and other states have done the same, ethics professionals advise lawyers to use caution with similar advertising models.Read More »
The Wisconsin State Public Defender’s Office’s difficulty finding capable lawyers hit home for John Birdsall in 2005 when he was the sixth attorney to defend a child pornography case.Read More »