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University of Wisconsin Law School

Feb 10, 2016

Proposed rule change would reduce verdicts, settlements in personal-injury cases

In defending a client in a personal-injury lawsuit, Paul Curtis now finds himself contending with a not unusual but still seemingly contradictory set of facts: The plaintiff in the case has more than $60,000 in medical bills but, because of write-offs obtained by a medical insurer, no actual out-of-pocket expenses.

Sep 30, 2015

Tahk sows the seeds for next generation of attorneys

Although she went to Yale Law School, Susannah Camic Tahk knew she wanted to teach.

Jun 11, 2015

Weston teaches law, even while running tech company

Cheryl Weston wants to help her students to think as deeply about the law as she does. That means they should be able to recognize the intersection of substance and procedure, to understand rules and use them tactically. “If they learn the tools of being a good litigator, they always can pick up the substance […]

Dec 4, 2014

Law degrees open multiple doors

Not every law degree leads to a legal practice.

Sep 17, 2014

Scheller builds a career on campus

After a year in private practice, Rebecca Scheller decided she belongs on campus rather than in the courtroom.

Jul 11, 2014

Assistant DA leaves capitol for the courtroom

From Chuck Stertz’s days working in former Sen. Russ Feingold’s Washington, D.C., office, where he served four years as legislative clerk and correspondent, to his current role as an assistant district attorney in Outagamie County, the 2009 University of Wisconsin Law School graduate said he likes “being able to get in there and help people.”

Jul 7, 2014

New clients at 90

One of the state’s longest-practicing attorneys has no interest in retiring.

Jun 12, 2014

UW Law professor makes a difference

Even as a girl, R. Alta Charo knew: “I want to change the world.”

Jun 5, 2014

How to stay within the rules, while potentially cutting costs, on document storage

What your body says can be as important as the words you speak, especially when it comes to putting clients at ease.

Apr 7, 2014

Raise the bar: Candidates compete to lead state’s legal group

Attorneys Ralph Cagle and Kevin Palmersheim are candidates for president-elect in the upcoming Wisconsin State Bar Board of Governors election.

Dec 26, 2013

EDITORIAL: Declining law school enrollment is no joke

What do you call an 11 percent drop in law school enrollment? A good start.

Sep 30, 2013

Former White House counsel to speak on Watergate, lawyers, ethics

John Dean, best known as White House counsel to President Richard Nixon and a key witness in the Watergate hearings, will deliver the University of Wisconsin Law School’s 2013 Kastenmeier Lecture at 4 p.m. Friday.

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