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Judges Night 2008

Several hundred attorneys and judges braved the snow Feb. 5 to attend the Milwaukee Bar Association's annual Judges Night. Members of the judiciary from the Wisconsin Supreme Court, Milwaukee County Circuit Court and federal court system were on hand to ...

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Daniels guides Quarles into future

Competitive by nature, John W. Daniels, Jr., 59, would have liked to star in the Green Bay Packers backfield, but admits his current occupation suits him fine. As the chair of Milwaukee-based law firm Quarles & Brady, LLP, since September ...

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Court: $5,700 per hour is unreasonable fee

The Wisconsin Court of Appeals on Jan. 23 upheld a trial court’s refusal to “rubber-stamp” a $137,000 contingency fee, after finding the attorney only monitored a class action, and did not contribute to the client’s recovery. According to the court’s ...

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Year in Review – Important Opinions of 2007

WISCONSIN SUPREME COURT CIVIL OPINIONS Antitrust In an action under Wisconsin’s antitrust statutes, a complaint need not allege significant effects on consumers in Wisconsin.2003AP2840 Meyers v. Bayer AGIssue date: July 23, 2007 Civil Procedure A court may not dismiss a ...

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