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Northern Wisconsin lawyer suspended for lying to employer has license reinstated

A northern Wisconsin attorney who saw her law license suspended for lying to her employer can legally practice law once again. The Wisconsin Supreme Court reinstated Beth M. Bant's law license on Jan. 26. Bant lost her license for six months starting in January 2020 for two attorney-ethics violations. The OLR accused her of lying to her employer about trip ... Subscribe Login Digital ...

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Milwaukee lawyer publicly reprimanded for paying witnesses against client

The Wisconsin Supreme Court publicly reprimanded a Milwaukee attorney for paying two witnesses against her client. Ann T. Bowe, a Milwaukee solo practitioner, stipulated to two charges of misconduct related to her handling of a 2016 Dodge County homicide case. She was representing a man accused of killing his girlfriend — who was also his first cousin — hiding a corpse ... Subscribe Login Digital ...

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Milwaukee lawyer to find out punishment for keeping client settlement secret, other misconduct

Next week, the Wisconsin Supreme Court will announce the punishment for a Milwaukee lawyer accused of keeping a $25,000 settlement secret from a client. The high court is scheduled to release its opinion in the Office of Lawyer Regulation's case against Coral Dawn Pleas of Pleas Williams on Tuesday. In May, the OLR charged Pleas with eight ... Subscribe Login ...

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