October 2014 Print

11th Annual State of the Court Luncheon

Date: October 22, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Judges and court personnel will be seated at tables during the lunch to engage in dialogue and answer questions about the court.

The Milwaukee Bar Association will present its annual Pro Bono Publico Awards to recognize outstanding efforts and commitment to pro bono work.

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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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Pro Bono Cocktail Reception

Sixth Annual Pro Bono Cocktail Reception
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. (There will be a brief program at 6:00 p.m.)

This free event, in honor of National Pro Bono Week, will feature brief presentations by the Milwaukee County judiciary and several pro bono volunteers on the personal and professional rewards of making a commitment to pro bono work, and how to fit that work into a busy legal practice. There will be an opportunity to network with colleagues, members of the judiciary and bar leadership, and representatives of legal services programs.

Click here to register or contact Britt Wegner at (414)276-5931 or bwegner@milwbar.org 

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Click here to download the 2014 Fall Messenger.

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Racine County Court Appointed Attorneys

Please click here to find out more information.  The request for appointment must be received by 3:00 p.m. on October 31, 2014.

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Milwaukee Justice Center News

You're invited to the Milwaukee Justice Center grand reopening on Monday, September 15, 2014 at Noon.  Please click here for more information.

The Milwaukee Justice Center Mobile Legal Clinic was awarded one of 12 inaugural Wisconsin Innovation Award

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