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Apr 5, 2021

Court to announce punishment for attorney accused of ignoring clients

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to announce punishment this week for a Milwaukee attorney accused of ignoring two of his clients.

Mar 26, 2021

‘I should not have said that. Are there cameras in here?’: What judges said in 2020 that got them in trouble

From calling a defendant an addict to making sexist remarks about a clerk, U.S. judges made — and were punished for — some outrageous comments in 2020.

Mar 16, 2021

Milwaukee immigration attorney faced with 1-year suspension for failing to properly represent clients

A Milwaukee immigration attorney could lose his law license for a year for failing to properly represent two clients and taking a money out of another client's account for a personal loan.

Mar 9, 2021

Fox Valley attorney loses license for 90 days for keeping payment, lying to OLR

The Wisconsin Supreme Court suspended a Fox Valley attorney's law license for 90 days after finding him guilty of keeping a payment meant for an investigator and not cooperating with the Office of Lawyer Regulation.

Mar 8, 2021

Prairie du Chien attorney says OLR complaint took his responses ‘out of context’

A Prairie du Chien attorney is firing back at the Office of Lawyer Regulation, arguing the office took his responses to its questions out of context in order to charge him with misconduct.

Mar 3, 2021

Minnesota lawyer with lengthy disciplinary history has Wisconsin law license reinstated

A Minnesota lawyer with a lengthy disciplinary history had his Wisconsin law license reinstated.

Mar 2, 2021

Racine lawyer reprimanded for misleading firms, clients about inactive license

A Racine lawyer has been publicly reprimanded for misleading her employers and clients about her inactive law license.

Feb 25, 2021

‘Knew what he was doing was wrong’: Wausau lawyer accused of stealing $33K from client has license revoked

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has revoked the law license of a Wausau attorney accused of stealing more than $33,000 from a client and misleading the Office of Lawyer Regulation in its investigation of the matter.

Feb 17, 2021

Former Jim Doyle legal counsel has law license revoked

Former Gov. Jim Doyle’s chief legal counsel and deputy chief had his Wisconsin law license revoked on Wednesday.

Feb 11, 2021

Split court declines Fond du Lac lawyer’s petition for reinstatement

The Wisconsin Supreme Court declined to reinstate a Fond du Lac attorney found guilty of pocketing thousands of dollars worth of his firm's legal fees.

Feb 8, 2021

Chicago immigration lawyer threatened with 5-month license suspension

A Chicago lawyer could lose his Wisconsin law license for five months for failing to do sufficient work on four immigration cases.

Feb 3, 2021

Northern Wisconsin lawyer suspended for lying to employer has license reinstated

A northern Wisconsin attorney who saw her law license suspended for lying to her employer can legally practice law once again. The Wisconsin Supreme Court reinstated Beth M. Bant’s law license on Jan. 26. Bant lost her license for six months starting in January 2020 for two attorney-ethics violations. The OLR accused her of lying to her employer about […]

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