A large number of malpractice claims arise from lawyers taking on matters for which they lack experience or knowledge. Here are some things to know about dabbling, with a focus on three practice areas: immigration, bankruptcy and collections, and real estate.
Many law firms have been forced to adapt to a remote-work environment because of COVID-19. This has placed an unprecedented burden on law firms’ technological capabilities.
Several of WILMIC’s insured attorneys and others have questioned how to formally execute documents without being in the physical presence of the signatory during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The WI Supreme Court has now created a “Temporary Mailbox Rule” for those attorneys who do not have access to the Court System’s eFiling system.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has issued an order that allows attorneys to file notices of appearances, motions and responses to motions by email in the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court.