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Changing practice requires careful thought, planning

There are at least three times in one’s career when a lawyer must choose a practice area: before graduation from law school; when the chosen practice area becomes overcrowded or business dries up; and when the practice area is no longer interesting.

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State Bar predicts big deficit for year

Absent spending cuts, the State Bar of Wisconsin is projecting a $360,000 deficit as of June 30, the end of its fiscal year. The lapse is largely due to significant drops in revenue, particularly in the seminars division, which is projected to bring in $460,000 less than planned due to sagging attendance at a variety of State Bar offerings. The ...

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State Bar dumps annual convention

By Jack Zemlicka Wisconsin Law Journal The buffet of Continuing Legal Education known as the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Annual Convention is being replaced by a more refined menu. Declining attendance prompted bar leadership to abandon the traditional convention format and develop a handful of practice-specific “institutes” to be held in various locations throughout the year. “The convention as we ...

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