Tag Archives: Board of Governors

Committee seeking response to proposed changes to lawyer-ethics rules, disciplinary process

A committee convened by the Wisconsin Supreme Court is proposing various changes to the state’s lawyer-discipline procedures and rules, such as letting referees dole out license suspensions in certain circumstances without cases having to go before the high court.

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Board of Governors to discuss bar dues, vote on Keller dues, hear from top court official

The Board of Governors has a full agenda for its meeting Friday. A 52-member body elected by the state’s lawyers, the board oversees the Wisconsin State Bar’s policies and operations. Its meeting scheduled for Friday starts at 10 a.m. at the Wisconsin State Bar Center, 5302 Eastpark Blvd., Madison.

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BOG focuses on new exec director, possible legislation

State Bar of Wisconsin/Andy Manis

The state’s Board of Governors got down to business last weekend by preparing to search for a new executive director of the State Bar, discussing possible legislative proposals and considering proposed Wisconsin Supreme Court rules changes.

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Klein elected as State Bar president

For the third time in the last four years, the State Bar of Wisconsin elected another president-elect who supports a voluntary bar. Phillips attorney Kevin Klein won the election for president-elect, defeating Janesville lawyer Jim Carney, a mandatory bar supporter, ...

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