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Patrick Fiedler

Nov 26, 2019

BE CANDID! Being forthcoming in mediation submissions eases way to resolution

It’s common knowledge that almost all civil cases are resolved before trial. Sometimes, lawyers and parties are able to reach a resolution by direct negotiation. Often, it is necessary to use a mediator. Thus, the importance of an excellent mediation submission is crucial.

Jul 5, 2018

Investigator: Judge wrongly accused co-workers

A Wisconsin judge was wrong when he accused his co-workers of criminal misconduct, according to an investigator.

Jun 28, 2017

State sits out of push to keep 17-year-olds out of adult court

Even while some in Wisconsin call for a law that would prevent 17-year-olds from being tried as adults, state lawmakers have yet to take formal steps in that direction.

Feb 14, 2017

High court to hear dispute between judge, crime victims board

Can a government agency that reviews crime-victim complaints sanction a judge over the timing of a sentencing in a sex assault case?

Jan 18, 2017

State sues former UW-Oshkosh chancellor, business officer (UPDATE)

The University of Wisconsin System regents have filed a lawsuit against UW-Oshkosh's former chancellor and chief business officer over alleged improper financial transactions with the school's foundation.

Sep 26, 2014

Latest task force findings cause report fatigue

Forgive, me, please, but I think I have a case of report fatigue.

Jun 12, 2014

Bar starts its cash call-outs

The State Bar is starting a bit early in its attempts to get more money for the courts system in the next year’s budget.

May 28, 2014

ATJ commission still planning to seek more money

An influx of money from pro hac vice fees will allow Wisconsin’s Access to Justice Commission Inc. to continue its work, but questions remain about its future viability.

Apr 28, 2014

Bar’s Board of Governors to take another crack at removal bylaw

The State Bar’s Board of Governors may try again to gain the power to remove one of its own from office.

Apr 26, 2014

State Bar’s outside attorney talk ends with no action

A closed-door discussion regarding the State Bar’s procedure to hire an outside attorney ended with no decision Saturday morning.

Apr 24, 2014

Board of Governors opts to hold attorney hiring discussion behind closed doors (UPDATE)

The State Bar’s Board of Governors is scheduled to hold a discussion in closed session concerning the bar’s decision to hire an attorney to represent the organization in front of the state Supreme Court.

Apr 23, 2014

Dues fees, outside counsel on State Bar’s agenda

Wisconsin attorneys will pay $30 more in dues per year if the State Bar’s Board of Governors passes its proposed budget during its meeting Friday and Saturday.


Should Justice Protasiewicz recuse herself on gerrymandering cases that go before the Wisconsin Supreme Court?

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