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Holocaust Survivor Barbara Schecter Cohen
Jul 25, 2023

Holocaust survivor calls attacks on diversity, equity and inclusion reminiscent of 1930’s Nazi Germany

A Holocaust survivor said Sunday that history is repeating itself and the recent attacks on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) are reminiscent of Nazi Germany in the 1930s.

Apr 30, 2019

Applied improv workshop helps lawyers learn to think on their feet while earning continuing legal-education credit

When Katrina Hull decided last year to sign her practice group at Michael Best & Friedrich up for an applied-improv workshop, her goal was simple.

Dec 1, 2016

OLR to give 2 seminars on trust-account management

The Office of Lawyer Regulation will be giving two seminars about trust accounts next year.

Nov 29, 2016

High court to discuss proposal to expand online CLE requirements

The Wisconsin Supreme Court will decide whether to take up a proposal to expand what options attorneys have to complete their continuing legal education requirements.

Nov 17, 2016

Board wants to expand CLE possibilities for lawyers

The Board of Bar Examiners is asking the Wisconsin Supreme Court to expand lawyers’ options for fulfilling their continuing legal education requirements.

Jul 21, 2016

In 2017, lawyers can get CLE credit for pro bono work

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has released the final language of rule changes that would allow licensed attorneys in the state to earn continuing legal education credit for pro bono legal work.

Nov 20, 2014

LAWBIZ COACHES CORNER: For successful lawyers, the learning never ends

Those diplomas on your wall constitute a point of pride, and they should. But if you hope to achieve an advanced degree of success — not just an advanced degree — you must not see them as an end to your education.

Jul 7, 2014

CLE on demand: Meet your requirements without leaving the office

Sometimes Andrea Gage will catch a class during her lunch hour. Other times, it’s from the comfort of her couch.

May 7, 2014

LEGAL CENTS: Finding ways to earn CLE on the cheap

I’m going to pass on the State Bar of Wisconsin’s “Ultimate Pass” for continuing legal education.

Jan 7, 2014

LAWBIZ COACHES CORNER: Take the right perspective on ‘The Business of Law’

Every public figure risks being misquoted, and often those misquotes attain a reality all of their own.

Sep 19, 2013

LAWBIZ COACHES CORNER: Small firms and the small-business challenge

One of the most successful and pervasive small-business sectors is one many people (often including those who are in it) don’t even think of as a business: the single-practitioner law firm.

Sep 5, 2013

Shorewood attorney pushes for license reinstatement (UPDATE)

A Shorewood labor attorney twice suspended because of several crimes she committed while addicted to opiates said she has emerged from a “low point” in her life, and wants to practice law again.

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