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Lisa Lawless

Jan 29, 2020

Supreme Court to decide on reasonable inferences from surveillance video

The amount of information a jury can infer from a video is at the center of a case in front of the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The high court is deciding if a surveillance video showing the moment of a slip-and-fall is enough evidence to hold a Wisconsin grocery store liable for the man's injuries.

Jul 13, 2016

Appeals lawyers: Recent rulings curtail what arguments respondents can make to high court

Two side comments in recent Wisconsin Supreme Court decisions have left appellate lawyers wondering whether the rules of procedure have changed for parties defending a Court of Appeals decision before the high court.

Aug 24, 2015

Who’s Doing What: Attorneys named to Best Lawyers list; WHD names group leaders

Attorneys throughout the state have been named to the annual Best Lawyers in America list.

Nov 11, 2011

Lawless feels in tune with Midwest legal community

Milwaukee lawyer Lisa Lawless is an avid music fan and concert-goer, so an appropriate theme song for her professional career might be Johnny Cash’s “I’ve Been Everywhere.”

Apr 25, 2011

Klein elected as State Bar president

For the third time in the last four years, the State Bar of Wisconsin elected another president-elect who supports a voluntary bar. Phillips attorney Kevin Klein won the election for president-elect, defeating Janesville lawyer Jim Carney, a mandatory bar supporter, by about 500 votes. Klein will serve in that post for one year beginning July […]

Apr 25, 2011

Federal Arbitration Act, state law collide

The enforceability of class action waivers and mandatory arbitration clauses in consumer contracts is stuck in limbo.

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