Despite reports of her absence from oral argument last week because of illness, Justice Shirley Abrahamson appeared to be on the mend on Monday, interrupting her colleagues on the court and drilling attorneys on their positions.Read More »
In a few paragraphs in a Monday decision about certain public unions, the U.S. Supreme Court essentially left a precedent untouched that spells out a mandatory bar association’s ability to collect and use dues, experts say.Read More »
An attempt to restructure yearly dues for older and younger attorneys drew criticism Tuesday for the fiscal effect it would have on the State Bar and the Office of Lawyer Regulation.Read More »
State Bar dues may spike more than 15 percent next year, but assessments imposed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court will drop, albeit slightly.
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To practice in Wisconsin, lawyers are required to pay $224 a year in State Bar dues, but that doesn’t buy them a meaningful look into how bar leaders spend the money.Read More »
A member of the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Board of Governors is arguing a series of statewide listening sessions is really just a prelude to a dues increase.Read More »
Attorneys argue the State Bar of Wisconsin should have proof, rather than theory, when spending mandatory dues on activities that either regulate the legal profession or improve the quality of legal services.Read More »