Legal Action of Wisconsin has moved to a new office in Milwaukee.
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The Wisconsin State Bar has joined dozens of state organizations urging lawmakers to oppose President Donald Trump’s proposal to eliminate an independent agency that pays for civil legal aid in Wisconsin and the rest of the nation.Read More »
Every year, there are at least 12,000 eviction actions filed in Milwaukee County. The cases are handled by five court commissioners and one judge. Many times, the litigants are not represented by lawyers.Read More »
Attorneys Lisa Nester Kass, Rebecca Frihart Kennedy, Joseph Voiland and Nathan Wautier were named shareholders at Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC, Milwaukee.Read More »
Reluctant to require counties to pay the cost of civil appointments for poor people, the Wisconsin Supreme Court may turn to the State Bar for money to develop one or more pilot projects and test an ambitious proposal that could ultimately cost about $56 million per year.Read More »
While the state Supreme Court considers a proposal to broaden the appointment of counsel in civil cases, Wisconsin and its counties are playing hot potato with who will pay for the plan if it gains approval.Read More »
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 ...Read More »