Melita Mullen (book review), Wisconsin Lawyers (December 2014). Read more about this book review by clicking on the link.
Ann C. Emmerich admitted to American College of Trial Lawyers (See Press Release attached.)
Patricia Putney wrote an article that appeared in the State Bar of Wisconsin - Law Student Associate News and Opportunities, March 2019 edition. Read what Patti had to say on networking for law students.
Due Process and the Involuntary Intoxication Defense (Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine) - Author: Storm B. LarsonFebruary 20, 2019
Restoring the voluntary intoxication defense in Wisconsin would help promote due process without making it likely that defendants would evade responsibility for committing crimes for which intent is an element. (Read more - Article by Storm B. Larson)
"Patricia Epstein Putney recently conducted an informal survey of her peers . . . and found some interesting answers." Read more from the State Bar of Wisconsin "Litigation Blog" written by Patricia Epstein Putney.
It's Official. The 2018 annual exclusion amount will be $5.6 million and the annual exclusion for gifts will be $15,000 per person. These and all of the other inflation adjusted tax items are set out in the IRS Revenue Procedure 2017-58 (which you can see in the attached link).
The IRS will begin using a new approach to auditing entities taxed as partnerships for tax years starting on or after January 1, 2018. Read more. (By William C. Williams and Kelly J. Stohr)
Telephone and on-line scams are rampant, bold and creative. Many involve scammers pretending to be IRS agents. The Service has issued an information release explaining how the IRS contacts taxpayers, what legitimate IRS representatives will or will not ask you to do, and even what identification revenue agents are required to provide. (Article by William C. Williams)
Major, Destructive Changes to Workers' Compensation Proposed in Governor Walker's 2017-19 Biennial BudgetApril 10, 2017
Laura M. Lyons, President of the Wisconsin Defense Counsel, discusses the Governor's proposed budget changes which will have significant effects on the workers' compensation system and beyond. Read more. (Article by Laura M. Lyons)
"Medical malpractice filings are significantly down in Wisconsin compared with past years. Attorney Patricia Epstein Putney explores why - and whether this is likely to change - in the latest Litigation Blog article, published by the State Bar of Wisconsin Litigation Section." (Read more)