No. The majority of WisBar is accessible without logging in. We only ask you to log in when you are executing financial transactions - buying a book or registering for a seminar - accessing secure member information, or when you are changing information contained in your user profile.
If you are placing a classified ad on behalf of a State Bar of Wisconsin member, please have that member log in to ensure that all appropriate member discounts are applied, or contact Karen Richter to place the ad by phone.
If you have not created an account before, complete this form to create a new WisBar registered user account. If you receive the following error message, then we most likely have your email address on file.
That email address already exists in the database.
You must use a unique email address to create an account.
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If this happens, you can reset your password by using the Forgot your password? page. On the Forgot your password? page, you will need to enter the email address that is in your State Bar profile. Once you submit the form, an email message containing instructions on resetting your password will be sent to that address. If you do not get an email with these instructions, contact Customer Service.
There are eight steps to placing your ad online. The following outlines each of these steps.
Select from the drop downs a main category and then subcategory for your ad. This is the area in which the ad will be listed.
Provide a title for your ad.
Add a full description of the ad for displaying. Include all details related to your ad, website links and contact information for the customer.
Add a logo/image (optional)
Upload your logo or another image by pressing the "Browse" button, select the image from your files that you would like to include, and press "OK." Logos and/or images should be no wider than 150 pixels. There is no additional charge for a logo or image in your ad. (How to include a logo or image.)
Provide the start date and duration of the ad, expressed in weeks. The number of weeks will be how your ad price is calculated.
Provide contact information including name, phone and email for who can be contacted if questions on the ad. This will not display in the ad.
Preview your ad and make sure contact information is correct. If the ad is not correct, modify the form fields with any updates before continuing.
Click on the 'Checkout' button to add this to your shopping cart, where you will be asked for your credit card information, and complete your order. You will not be able to alter you ad after you have added it to your cart. You may only remove it from your cart at this point.
To make changes to the text of your ad after it is posted, please contact Karen Richter, (800) 444-9404, ext. 6132 or (608) 250-6132. Simple text changes will be accommodated. Changing the entire ad constitutes a new purchase.
You can renew or cancel your ad at any time. To do so, contact Karen Richter, (800) 444-9404, ext. 6132 or (608) 250-6132. Payment for ads cancelled prior to expiration will not be refunded.
Placing an ad online and in the print Wisconsin Lawyer magazine maximizes your exposure to Wisconsin's legal market. More than 25,000 attorneys receive the Wisconsin Lawyer each month. The State Bar of Wisconsin's flagship publication is regularly cited as one of the most important benefits of bar membership.
It is the practice of the State Bar of Wisconsin to accept advertising on any subject and for any product of service which is not illegal. The State Bar of Wisconsin may require modification of, or reject, advertising which in the judgment of its staff creates unacceptable risk of civil or criminal liability for the State Bar, violates the Wisconsin Rules of Professional Conduct, or whose embodiment is in bad taste. Any person aggrieved by a staff decision under this policy may seek review by the Communications Committee whose decision shall be final.
Note: Employment ads inconsistent with Wis. Stat. chapter 111 are not accepted. To avoid any implications of age discrimination, the State Bar of Wisconsin does not post any employment ads that cap the number of years' experience, i.e. "one to three years experience." Please remove the maximum number of years experience and consider rewording to "a minimum one year experience."
The State Bar of Wisconsin recognizes the importance of protecting the information collected from users in the operation of this website and in the placing of classified ads. Because your credit card security is a high priority, we have taken reasonable steps to maintain the integrity and privacy of your information to ensure that your payment information is processed confidentially, accurately, and securely. The State Bar of Wisconsin uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), an encryption technology that protects your credit card information. SSL encrypts all ordering information (name, address and credit card number) so no one can read it as it travels over the Internet.
WisBar Marketplace is secured by a VeriSign SSL certificate. To be sure your connection is secure, you may click on the VeriSign logo in the lower left area of the "Verify information" page during the checkout process to receive a security validation message. Information sent from web pages that begin with https is encrypted before transmission.
With regard to overall security, the State Bar always uses industry standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving data exchanged with our site. The facilities that house our servers are physically secured to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of all data and information collected.