Campaigns


The Ruth Bader Ginsburg Notorious Servant Award

The WCJEF is partnering with WAJ's Women's Caucus to recognize an amazing lawyer among us or who we know from our respective communities who has committed herself to her community, mentoring and encouraging other women, and bettering our profession through service.

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Honoring Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson

WCJEF contributed to the new Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson Reading Room at the Wisconsin Historical Society Library. Gov. Tony Evers signed an executive order honoring her influence on the Wisconsin judiciary and naming the Wisconsin Historical Society Library Reading Room in her honor. The donation from WCJEF will help pay for a virtual exhibit about Abrahamson and an annual scholarship for law students.

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Don't Sign Until You're Fine

After a car accident, injured people will often get a call from an insurance company offering to quickly settle their claims for a small cash settlement and a promise to pay medical bills for a period of time. These calls can be days or even hours after an accident. STOP AND THINK BEFORE YOU AGREE TO ANY SETTLEMENT WITH THE INSURANCE COMPANY!

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Lavinia Goodell: The Private Life and Public Trials of Wisconsin's First Woman Lawyer

The first woman lawyer admitted to the Wisconsin Supreme Court had to fight for that status, overcoming opposition from the most powerful legal figure in the state. WCJEF is a proud supporter of the Lavinia Goodell Digital Biography.

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Understanding Auto Insurance

The Wisconsin Civil Justice Education Foundation, Inc. provides this document as a public service to insurance consumers of Wisconsin. It is intended to alert consumers to changes and requirements regarding WI automobile insurance policies.

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What to Do...If You Are In a Traffic Accident

If you are in an accident involving injuries or property damage, there are basic guidelines you should follow.

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Hot Coffee: The Award-Winning HBO Documentary

"Hot Coffee" made its debut at the Sundance Film Festival in 2011. The film documents corporate America's attempts to limit the power of regular citizens to seek justice in the civil courts. It explains the propaganda campaign cooked up by a Washington, D.C. public relations firm to skew public opinion against the outcome of a case involving McDonald's hot coffee and the serious injuries it caused to Stella Liebeck. "Hot Coffee" will change your mind about civil justice.

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