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Expedited Discovery in Microsoft Case Against Brookfield Man

September 22, 2016, United States District Judge Pamela Pepper granted Microsoft’s motion for expedited discovery in action against Brookfield man filed in Eastern District of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, alleging sale of pirated Windows license keys.  The Court denied concurrent requests for pre-judgment freeze on the defendants’ assets.  This is not surprising as this motion was […]
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Advice for 2016 Candidates

Learn from your predecessors.
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A Lot of Hard Work Ahead

We are excited about progress made this week on The Blues Factory project.  Factory now has until April to close deal
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Grandparents’ Visitation Rights Clarified

In S.A.M. v. Meister, 2014AP1283, the Wisconsin Supreme Court clarified a grandparent’s rights to visitation with their grandchildren under § 767.43(1), Wis. Stats., holding that a grandparent need not prove “he or she has maintained a relationship similar to a parent-child relationship with the child,” if visitation is deemed by the court to be in […]
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Lawyer Jokes

I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five. Steven Wright
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Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly. – John F. Kennedy at BrainyQuote

“Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.” – John F. Kennedy Source: Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly. – John F. Kennedy at BrainyQuote
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It Can Be Done

People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it. George Bernard Shaw
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You see things; and you say ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say ‘Why not?’ – George Bernard Shaw at BrainyQuote

You see things; and you say ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say ‘Why not?’ – George Bernard Shaw at BrainyQuote.
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LA304 – Topic 3 – Principles Relating to the Interpretation of Statutes and Constitutions

Justice Stephen in In re Castioni (1891) Q.B. 169 had this to say about Acts and people: … that degree of precision which is essential to every one who has ever had, as I have had on many occasions, to draft Acts of Parliament, which although they may be easy to understand, people continually try […]
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A lawyer’s time and advice are his stock in trade.

A lawyer’s time and advice are his stock in trade. Abraham Lincoln In the world of email and text messages, this quote has become particularly near and dear to me.  I can consume countless hours answering numerous “quick,” “small” or “little” questions sent to me by some of the nicest people I know — my clients.  What they […]
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