February 2015 Print

MBA 2015 Dues Renewal

Please watch your e-mail inbox for your 2015 dues renewal.  We will not be sending invoices via mail.  You may also renew your membership via the Member Area of the MBA website.  Once you log in, select the Member Dues Renewal to display your membership type and dues rate.  If you have not logged in previously, please select the Forgot Username/Password? link.  You will need to enter your email address to receive an email to access your MBA account.  If you have any questions, please contact info@milwbar.org or call 414-276-5930. 

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Click here to download the 2014 Winter Messenger.

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Proposed Amendments to Wisconsin's Rules of Evidence

The Wisconsin Judicial Council recently completed a comprehensive review and study of Wisconsin’s Rules of Evidence.  Several rules have been recommended for amendment.  Attached please find a draft of the proposed amendments

If members of the MBA have any comments or suggestions regarding the proposed amendments, please submit them to me no later than May 14, 2015.  If you would like to provide input, but are unable to do so by May 14th, please let me know.  The Judicial Council will review the comments with the prospect of formally proposing rule changes in late 2015.  On behalf of the Wisconsin Judicial Council, thank you for your time.  

Please contact me if you have any questions or would like additional information.

April M. Southwick, Attorney
Wisconsin Judicial Council

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Press Release

The Milwaukee Bar Association is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2014 Pro Bono Publico awards: 

Individual attorney:  David B. Bartel, Quarles & Brady

Organization:  Law firm of Michael Best & Friedrich

Law students:  Brittney LaFond, Marquette University Law School    

Please click here to read the full press release.

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