April 2015 Print

2015 Milwaukee Justice Center Campaign

Donating couldn't be easier.  No pledges are involved.  Simply go to the Milwaukee Justice Center page and click on the Donate button to pay by credit card.  You may also send a check to the MBA Foundation, Inc., 424 East Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202.  We recommend a minimum donation of $150 but will greatly accept any contribution appropriate to your personal circumstances.  The MBA Foundation is a § 501(c)3 charitable organization, and every dollar donated will go toward Milwaukee Justice Center operations.

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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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Messenger

Click here to download the 2015 Spring 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.

Sincerely,
April M. Southwick, Attorney
Wisconsin Judicial Council
April.Southwick@wicourts.gov
608-261-8290

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