The State Bar of Wisconsin’s annual meeting and conference will include two key speakers.
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The Wisconsin Supreme Court is preparing to take up long-sought changes to the state's so-called dead man's statutes, which prevent from witnesses from testifying in civil cases about communications they had with a person who has since died.Read More »
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has decided that a former law student who lied about his grades may practice law in Wisconsin. Wednesday’s decision stems from an appeal of a Board of Bar Examiners decision declining to admit Joshua Jarrett to ...Read More »
Although the CUNA Mutual Group has been offering pro bono legal services since 2013, it has never been clear whether Wisconsin Supreme Court rules let every lawyer there participate.Read More »
The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the State Bar of Wisconsin's seven-year-old request for a rule change that would have allowed people charged with a crime but never convicted to remove those charges from online court records.Read More »
Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules require all lawyers in the state to provide legal services voluntarily to those who cannot afford them in order to expand access to justice. But, often, that work comes full circle, offering attorneys opportunities to advance their careers while expanding personal development. Here are the stories of three attorneys and how pro bono work took them on different paths in their careers and personal lives.Read More »