A Milwaukee attorney will soon find out if the state will revoke his law license. The Wisconsin Supreme Court plans to rule in the Office of Lawyer Regulation's case against Michael Krill on Thursday.Read More »
The Wisconsin Joint Committee on Finance has unanimously passed bills to fund a pay-progression plan for state public defenders and set up 12 new circuit courts around the state.Read More »
In Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer, 573 U. S. 409 (2014), we held that “[t]o state a claim for breach of the duty of prudence” imposed on plan fiduciaries by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) “on the basis of inside information, a plaintiff must plausibly allege an alternative action that the defendant could have taken that would have been consistent with the securities laws and that a prudent fiduciary in the same circumstances would not have viewed as more likely to harm the fund than to help it.” Id., at 428.Read More »
Lunda Construction Company (Lunda) alleges that Veritas Steel, LLC (Veritas), and third-party defendants Atlas Holdings, LLC (Atlas), and Bridge Fabrication Holdings, LLC, took unfair advantage of PDM Bridge, LLC's (PDM) loan defaults, "with the intent to gain ownership of PDM's lucrative steel fabrication business for grossly inadequate consideration through a secretive, unlawful and fraudulent process designed to render PDM an empty shell with no assets remaining to satisfy PDM's eight-figure liability to Lunda."Read More »
Samterious Gordon appeals a judgment of conviction for one count each of first-degree reckless injury with use of a dangerous weapon, first-degree recklessly endangering safety with use of a dangerous weapon, and being a felon in possession of a firearm.Read More »
Brian A. Patterson, pro se, appeals the summary judgment order dismissing his legal malpractice action against his former criminal defense attorney, Steven R. Kohn, Kohn and Smith Law Offices, and Kohn’s malpractice insurance provider (collectively, “Kohn”).Read More »
A lawsuit filed against an assistant state public defender is calling into question the innocence requirement in malpractice cases against criminal-defense counsel. The Wisconsin Supreme Court took up the case and is now considering whether it should recognize exceptions to the innocent requirement.
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