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Jul 13, 2021

Winnebago County judge suspended for 7 days after making inappropriate comments, showing gun

A Winnebago County circuit court judge has been suspended from office for seven days after making inappropriate comments during several hearings and showing his handgun in the courtroom.

Jul 12, 2021

Winnebago County attorney faced with 3rd suspension in 4 years

A Winnebago County attorney could see her law license suspended for the third time in four years.

Jul 9, 2021

Winnebago County judge to learn punishment for inappropriate comments, displaying gun

A Winnebago County judge will soon find out if he'll be suspended for making inappropriate comments during several hearings and displaying his handgun in court on two occasions.

Jun 29, 2021

Supreme Court: Law grad charged for transporting 114 pounds of marijuana should be admitted to practice law

A UW Law School graduate who was charged for transporting 114 pounds of marijuana to Wisconsin will be able to practice law in the state.

Office of Lawyer Regulation
Jun 15, 2021

Supreme Court revokes attorney’s license, says profession has ‘no place’ for his behavior

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has revoked the law license of a western Wisconsin attorney with a "considerable" disciplinary history, writing that the legal profession has "no place" for his unethical behavior.

Jun 4, 2021

Reinstatement granted for Kenosha attorney who converted $173K of former firm’s funds

A Kenosha attorney found responsible for converting more than $173,000 of his former firm's client funds can practice law once again.

Jun 1, 2021

Attorney faced with suspension for waiting years to pay client’s dental bills, using settlement for personal expenses

A Watertown attorney could have her law license suspended for failing to use a settlement to pay a client’s dental bills.

May 25, 2021

Attorney suspended for 60 days as reciprocal discipline for disbarment in Minnesota

An attorney's Wisconsin law license has been suspended for 60 days as reciprocal discipline for his disbarment in Minnesota.

May 19, 2021

Lawyer sues OLR for disability discrimination

A Rock County attorney is suing the Wisconsin Office of Lawyer Regulation and one of its referees for disability discrimination.

Apr 28, 2021

Court grants former Waushara County DA’s request for indefinite license suspension

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has indefinitely suspended the law license of the former Waushara County district attorney. Laura Waite was appointed as the Waushara County district attorney in April 2020. After a months-long, unexplained absence from the district attorney’s office, a judge found her to be absent in August and appointed a special administrative prosecutor […]

Apr 22, 2021

Former prosecutor accused of paying women for sex loses law license for two years

A former Jackson County prosecutor accused of posting bond for women in exchange for sexual favors will lose his law license for two years.

Apr 6, 2021

‘Here we go again’: Supreme Court disciplines Milwaukee attorney for 6th time

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has disciplined a Milwaukee lawyer for a sixth time for attorney-ethics violations.

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