The State Bar of Wisconsin was originally established as a voluntary association in January of 1878. In 1992, the Supreme Court finally established membership as mandatory and the bar an integrated bar after the original 1956 effort to unify was suspended in 1988. In addition to providing its members with continuing legal education (CLE) seminars (30 credits every two years is required), books, supplements, an ethics hotline, an office management assistance program, and a helpline, the State Bar of Wisconsin also provides fee arbitration, dispute resolution, information services, and law-related education to the public.
State Bar of Wisconsin
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Prosecutors have ethical obligations and may be held individually accountable for their conduct within the legal system. Prosecutors contribute to just and honorable legal profession and a legal system that promotes fairness and accountability.
- R.P.C. 3.4: Fairness to Opposing Party & Counsel
- R.P.C. 3.8: Special Responsibilities of the Prosecutor
- R.P.C. 8.3: Reporting Professional Misconduct
Violations of these rules can result in disciplinary actions which may include sanctions, suspension, or disbarment.
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