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Wisconsin Supreme Court Election
Mar 1, 2023

Editorial: Undo high court’s lamentable decision

In a body blow to open and transparent government and the ability of citizen watchdog groups and journalists, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled 4-3 last summer that a Waukesha community group, Friends of Frame Park, was not entitled to attorney fees after suing the city of Waukesha for public records that the city later released before being ordered to do so by a court.

Jan 21, 2014

US high court tackles notice of appeals

In a ruling that attorneys say ends the guessing game over when the clock starts to run on filing a notice of appeal in cases involving claims for attorney fees, the U.S. Supreme Court has declined to adopt standard that would vary depending on whether those fees are awarded pursuant to a statute or a contract.

Dec 10, 2013

US Supreme Court ponders finality of attorney fee awards

The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court considered Tuesday whether an award of contractual attorney fees is part of a final judgment, or a collateral determination made after a judgment.

Jun 10, 2013

Future-proof your firm

The future of private practice has been the subject of much speculation for the last several years. While some partners behave as if things will go back to business as usual, most of those who are paying attention believe we are headed to a “new normal” in our future.

May 21, 2013

Court OKs attorney fees for untimely Vaccine Act claimants

A vaccine injury victim whose claim is time-barred under the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act can still recover attorney fees because the claim was reasonable and made in good faith, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled.

Dec 19, 2012

Consumer Protection – misrepresentation — attorney fees

2012AP775 Agnesian Healthcare Inc. v. RTF Manufacturing Company LLC

Nov 20, 2012

Employment – FLSA — attorney fees

2012AP416 In the Matter of the Attorney Fees in Lamb v. The New Horizon Center Inc.

Nov 16, 2012

LAWBIZ COACHES CORNER: What’s your recourse if the client refuses to pay?

An opinion this year by the New Jersey State Bar’s Advisory Committee on Professional Ethics raises a major alarm bell for any lawyer who has trouble collecting money from a current client.

Nov 15, 2012

Family – divorce – arbitration — family support — attorney fees — modification

2011AP623, 2011AP2617 In re the marriage of: Symdon v. Symdon

Nov 14, 2012

LAWBIZ COACHES CORNER: Carrying too many lawyers — or clients — is fiscal suicide

Bruce MacEwen, whose long-running blog,, is subtitled “An inquiry into the economics of law firms,” recently made provocative comments about where the profession’s economics are heading.

Nov 1, 2012

Contracts — attorney fees — reasonableness

2011AP1849 In re the award of attorney fees in In re the marriage of Zimmerman v. Zimmerman


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