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Mar 17, 2016

Groundbreaking study unearths insights into attorneys’ mental health, substance abuse

Since its release last month, a groundbreaking study into attorneys’ mental health and substance abuse has had little trouble making itself known throughout the legal profession.

Feb 25, 2016

Arbitrator sides with State Bar in dues dispute (UPDATE)

The arbitrator in a dispute over Wisconsin State Bar dues has sided with the bar.

Feb 3, 2016

Pair of candidates vie for State Bar’s top spot

A Minocqua family attorney and Oshkosh bankruptcy lawyer are competing for one of the top spots at the State Bar of Wisconsin.

Feb 1, 2016

State Bar mulls dues policy, OKs 2017 Keller reduction

After objections from government and out-of-state attorneys, the State Bar of Wisconsin's Board of Governors is retooling a proposal meant to help ensure dues recommendations are regular and predictable.

Jan 20, 2016

High court to discuss tribal-court transfers, civil legal services

The Wisconsin Supreme Court is scheduled Friday to take up various attempts at changing the rules related to attorney conduct, the transfer of circuit-court cases to tribal courts and the channeling of money to civil legal services.

Jan 12, 2016

Bar’s test program aimed at setting new lawyers up with mentors

When the State Bar of Wisconsin began searching for examples to follow when establishing a new lawyer-mentoring program, it didn’t have to look far.

Jan 11, 2016

Arbitration over State Bar dues underway after initial sputter

Despite a delay over the choice of an arbitrator, a dispute over mandatory State Bar dues is heading toward arbitration, with response briefs due Jan. 22.

Dec 18, 2015

Oshkosh, Minocqua attorneys vying for State Bar’s top spot

A general practitioner from Minocqua and a bankruptcy attorney from Oshkosh are running for State Bar president.

Dec 11, 2015

State Bar hosting first law, biotechnology conference

The Wisconsin State Bar is hosting its first event to bring together experts in science, business and law.

Nov 4, 2015

State Bar launching financial program

The State Bar of Wisconsin has launched a statewide program to teach students and adults financial literacy.

Sep 29, 2015

State Bar weighs in on proposed unemployment benefits ban

The state’s mandatory professional organization for lawyers is opposing a bill that would ban people who defraud the state’s unemployment insurance program for seven years.

Sep 28, 2015

Board of Governors supports e-filing petition, tribal court transfers

The State Bar’s Board of Governors has voted to oppose a petition that would eliminate a rule that lets the circuit courts transfer cases to the tribal system.


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