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Jun 23, 2020

Milwaukee lawyer receives 2nd suspension in less than 1 month

A Milwaukee attorney has received his second law-license suspension in less than one month, marking his fifth disciplinary action in the state.

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Jun 23, 2020

Retired Quarles & Brady partner James Friedman appointed OLR referee

Retired Quarles & Brady partner James D. Friedman has been appointed as a referee for lawyer disciplinary matters.

Jun 17, 2020

OLR asks for 60-day suspension as reciprocal discipline for lawyer’s disbarment

The Office of Lawyer Regulation is requesting a 60-day suspension as reciprocal discipline for an lawyer's disbarment in Minnesota.

Jun 12, 2020

Court suspends former Doyle legal counsel’s law license for 1 year

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has suspended the law license of former Gov. Jim Doyle's chief legal counsel and deputy chief of staff for one year.

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Jun 8, 2020

Mequon lawyer arrested for spitting on teen, kneeing police officer in groin

A Mequon lawyer was arrested twice over the weekend for first spitting in a teenage protester's face and then kneeing a police officer in the groin when he tried to put her in handcuffs.

Jun 3, 2020

Court reinstates former lawyer’s license 17 years after revocation

The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Wednesday conditionally reinstated a former attorney's law license about 17 years after it was revoked.

May 29, 2020

Court suspends Milwaukee attorney’s license for keeping doctor’s payment

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is suspending the Milwaukee attorney Diane Caspari's law license for keeping payments that should have gone to a doctor hired in two State Public Defender cases.

May 29, 2020

Worker’s comp lawyer Menard’s law license revoked for ‘far-reaching, deplorable conduct’

The Milwaukee worker's compensation attorney Robert Menard is seeing his law license revoked for what has been described as "far-reaching deplorable conduct" tied to ongoing federal felony-theft lawsuits.

May 27, 2020

Court finds Milwaukee lawyer’s ‘lack of diligence’ warrants license suspension

A Milwaukee criminal-defense attorney will lose his law license for five months in his latest punishment from the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

May 26, 2020

Supreme Court set to rule on former Doyle legal counsel’s disciplinary case

Gov. Jim Doyle’s chief legal counsel and deputy chief of staff will soon learn if he’ll have his law license suspended for a second time because of misconduct. The Wisconsin Supreme Court is scheduled to release its decision in the Office of Lawyer Regulation’s case against Stanley Davis of The Davis Group on Thursday. The OLR […]

May 22, 2020

Milwaukee attorney with series of ethics violations to be punished Wednesday

A Milwaukee criminal-defense attorney hit with a series of attorney-ethics violations will learn of his latest punishment next week.

May 8, 2020

Attorney threatened with license revocation for latest dozen counts of misconduct

A western Wisconsin attorney with a lengthy disciplinary history could lose his law license for good for his latest dozen counts of misconduct.


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