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Tag Archives: John Ebbott

Domestic violence groups support proposed pro se rule change

Domestic violence groups are showing an interest in a potential state Supreme Court rule that would give judges leeway on how to deal with those representing themselves in court. The rule, if the court adopts it, would permit judges to “make reasonable efforts to facilitate the ability of all litigants, including self-represented litigants, to be fairly heard.” It also would ...

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High court sets hearing for civil appointments (PHOTO SLIDESHOW)

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is weighing the value of requiring attorney appointments in most civil cases in circuit court. Those appointments could cost as much as $56 million annually. The court voted unanimously Wednesday to schedule a public hearing in fall on the petition, which attorney John Ebbott submitted Sept. 30. Ebbott said he was pleased the court decided to ...

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Ebbott champions quality representation

At first glance, the bald head and boots may suggest attorney John Ebbott should be tearing up the asphalt in a Harley Davidson commercial rather than overseeing the administration of free legal services to the poor.

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