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Pat Fiedler

Feb 20, 2017

Justices skeptical of board’s authority to sanction judge

Wisconsin Supreme Court justices appeared skeptical Friday of arguments that an agency charged with reviewing crime victims' rights could sanction a judge for holding off on sentencing a defendant in a sex-assault case.

Jul 8, 2014

LEGAL CENTS: Put these on your summer reading list

Summer. It’s the perfect time to take a break from reading opinions, statutes and codes, horn books and the ever-popular correspondence from opposing counsel expressing consternation at your client’s actions/position.

Mar 10, 2014

Second Chance bill running out of chances

A bill that would move many 17-year-old, first-time offenders out of the adult court system may not pass before the legislative session ends next month.

Feb 4, 2014

A ‘wildcat pouncing on a porcupine’

It seems like the State Bar may be a little hurt over questions the Supreme Court asked them during a hearing Jan. 21 about a petition that seeks the ability to boot a member of the Board of Governors.

Jan 24, 2014

Bar members divided on dues increase

A looming Board of Governors' debate over whether Wisconsin attorneys should pay $30 more a year in State Bar dues is shaping up to be hotly contested.

Jan 21, 2014

Justices raise concerns over State Bar bylaw (UPDATE)

Wisconsin Supreme Court justices appeared skeptical Tuesday about a State Bar bylaw that several said potentially could give the bar’s governing board broad power to remove a dissenter from office.

Jan 17, 2014

Justices to consider dues increase, removal of BOG members

State Supreme Court justices on Tuesday are expected to debate requiring aging attorneys to pay dues for five more years.

Apr 29, 2013

Gagan named State Bar president-elect

A Green Bay lawyer has been named president-elect of the State Bar of Wisconsin.

Apr 10, 2013

Wis. justices remove appellate brief hurdle

By a 4-3 vote Tuesday, the Wisconsin Supreme Court removed a hurdle to writing appellate briefs in criminal cases.

May 1, 2012

Fiedler elected State Bar president-elect

Madison attorney Pat Fiedler, of Axley Brynelson LLP, won the race for president-elect of the State Bar of Wisconsin.

Oct 6, 2011

Wanted: Two Dane County Circuit Court judges

Gov. Scott Walker’s office is seeking applicants for a vacancy on the Dane County Circuit Court bench.


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