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Mar 21, 2014

Justices question judges on limited-scope representation

Wisconsin Supreme Court justices expressed concern Friday that a rules petition pertaining to limited-scope representation would allow judges to keep attorneys on cases far longer than the attorney had agreed.

Mar 11, 2014

Former corp. counsel to lead Legal Aid Society

Kimberly Walker, who was ousted as Milwaukee County corporation counsel in 2013, will serve as the new executive director of the Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee Inc.

Feb 28, 2014

EDITORIAL: Wanted: Leaders who will not settle

The state’s civil courts are the realm of the rich, those who can afford as many lawyers as they need.

Dec 13, 2013

Ebbott and Cannon ‘would not compromise’

John Ebbott is stepping down from his role leading Legal Action of Wisconsin Inc., but his passion for equal representation remains strong.

Dec 12, 2013

Cannon to retire from Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee

The longtime executive director of the Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee Inc. is retiring in September.

Oct 3, 2013

State considers potential for nonlawyer legal practitioners

A movement is underway to create a new class of nonlawyer legal practitioners, meant primarily to provide services to the poor.

Sep 11, 2013

Legal Aid Society recognizes contributions to equal justice

A law firm partner, a champion of battered women and children and a Milwaukee reporter each were honored Wednesday with the Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee’s Equal Justice Medal.

Nov 8, 2012

Who’s Doing What: New hires at Quarles; new positions at Whyte Hirschboeck

Lindsey Davis, James Goldschmidt and Leila Sahar joined Quarles & Brady LLP’s Milwaukee office.

Sep 27, 2012

Legal Aid Society gets 21K grant for foreclosure mediation project

Milwaukee County supervisors on Thursday unanimously approved allocating $1,644,101 in Community Development Block Grants, which are financed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Jan 23, 2012

Silent partners: Dwindling support squeezes state’s legal service groups

State Sen. Glenn Grothman leaves no room for interpretation when summarizing the state’s stance on handouts for civil legal service.

Jan 23, 2012

EDITORIAL: Yes, Mr. Grothman, people do need free lawyers

Logic doesn’t often prevail in the politics versus social services debate.

Oct 28, 2011

Candidate field for Branch 28 gets crowded

At least two candidates will vie for the Branch 28 seat in Milwaukee County Circuit Court next spring.


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