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.
Although she went to Yale Law School, Susannah Camic Tahk knew she wanted to teach.
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 […]
After a year in private practice, Rebecca Scheller decided she belongs on campus rather than in 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.”
One of the state’s longest-practicing attorneys has no interest in retiring.
Even as a girl, R. Alta Charo knew: “I want to change the world.”
What your body says can be as important as the words you speak, especially when it comes to putting clients at ease.
Attorneys Ralph Cagle and Kevin Palmersheim are candidates for president-elect in the upcoming Wisconsin State Bar Board of Governors election.
What do you call an 11 percent drop in law school enrollment? A good start.
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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