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Jun 22, 2016

State Bar moving forward with voluntary paralegal certification

The Wisconsin State Bar will begin rolling out a system allowing paralegals to get voluntary certifications.

Jun 21, 2016

For struggling attorneys, there’s plenty of places to turn

It didn’t take long for Elizabeth Cavell’s dream job to turn into a nightmare.

Jun 15, 2016

Board of governors approves voluntary paralegal certification program

The State Bar's Board of Governors on Wednesday approved a proposal to establish and administer a statewide paralegal-certification system.

Jun 6, 2016

Retired Milwaukee County judge wins State Bar award

A former Milwaukee Circuit Court judge has been named 2016 Lifetime Jurist by the State Bar of Wisconsin.

Jun 3, 2016

Grant County judge wins State Bar award

A Grant County Circuit Court judge has been named the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Judge of the Year.

May 31, 2016

SCOTUS expert, political analyst to headline State Bar conference

The State Bar of Wisconsin’s annual meeting and conference will include two key speakers.

May 29, 2016

BOG to vote on search committee for new executive director

The top employee at the State Bar of Wisconsin will be stepping down next June.

May 24, 2016

State Bar’s executive director retiring

The top employee at the State Bar of Wisconsin will be stepping down next June.

May 2, 2016

Open letter to next State Bar president-elect: Lawyers should be allowed to discuss public aspects of closed cases

The next president of the Wisconsin State Bar, Paul Swanson, has promised to serve the organization's members in a variety of ways. I take him at his word, and am writing this open letter to suggest a starting point.

Apr 27, 2016

BOG to discuss voluntary paralegal certification

Paralegals would be able to obtain official state certifications under a proposal the State Bar plans to consider Friday.

Apr 21, 2016

Chief justice to speak at BOG meeting

Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Pat Roggensack will speak at the April meeting of the State Bar of Wisconsin's Board of Governors.

Apr 14, 2016

In-house counsel urges pro bono rule change

In-house lawyers who are not licensed in Wisconsin could come into the state to perform pro bono legal services under a proposed rule the state Supreme Court considered Wednesday.

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