By Jack Zemlicka Wisconsin Law Journal The buffet of Continuing Legal Education known as the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Annual Convention is being replaced by a more refined menu. Declining attendance prompted bar leadership to abandon the traditional convention format ...Read More »
Attorneys don't pretend that passing the bar exam is easy.
But those who have taken it in Wisconsin, especially during the last four years, make it seem that way. Since February 2007, passage rates in Wisconsin haven't dipped below 85 percent for either the winter or summer exams, including a 10-year high of 92 percent for the July 2010 version.
Wisconsin Lawyers Assistance Program coordinator Linda Albert has spent a fair amount of time in recent months driving to 10 different locations throughout the state to talk to attorneys and staff with the Wisconsin Public Defender’s Office about “compassion fatigue.”
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