2008 WI 123


Supreme Court of Wisconsin









This order is subject to further editing and modification.  The final version will appear in the bound volume of the official reports.




No.  08-26



In the matter of corrections to Supreme Court Order 06-06 amending Supreme Court Rules 20:5.5, 20:8.5, and 10.03 (4)




OCT 31, 2008


David R. Schanker

Clerk of Supreme Court

Madison, WI






The court having identified typographical errors in its order issued July 30, 2008, amending Supreme Court Rules SCR 20:5.5, 20:8.5, and 10.03 (4), and deciding on its own motion to correct the errors so the accurate language is included in the rule when it takes effect on January 1, 2009,

IT IS ORDERED that effective the date of this order, the typographical errors found in Supreme Court Order 06-06 amending Supreme Court Rules SCR 20:5.5, 20:8.5, and 10.03 (4) is corrected as follows:

Section 1.  Supreme Court Rule 10.03 (4) (f) 2. is amended to read:

10.03 (4) (f) 2.  An annual A nonrefundable fee of two hundred and fifty dollars ($250) to the Board of Bar Examiners;

Section 2.  Supreme Court Rule 10.03 (4) (Appendix B) is amended to read:







In-House Counsel Registration


I, _______________________________, request to be registered as in-house counsel for _______________________________, a corporation, association, or other nongovernmental entity with an office in Wisconsin pursuant to Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules 20:5.5(d)(1) and SCR 10.03(4).


Wisconsin address of corporation/entity: 



Wisconsin telephone number: 



I declare under penalty of perjury that:


(1)  I am employed as a lawyer by the above-named corporation/entity and that my employment conforms to the requirements of SCR 10.03 (4) (f).


(2)  The above corporation, association or non-governmental entity is in good standing with the state of Wisconsin.


(3)  I am admitted to practice law in the following jurisdictions, _______________________________, without any restriction on my eligibility to practice law.  I understand my obligation to notify this court immediately of any change respecting the status of my license to practice law in any jurisdiction in which I am licensed to practice law.


(4)  I acknowledge that I am subject to the Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules, including the Rules of Professional Conduct for Attorneys.


(5)  I understand that, as a registered in-house counsel, I am permitted to practice law in Wisconsin but only on behalf of the corporation, association or non-governmental entity for which I am employed, its directors, officers, and employees in their respective official or employment capacities, and/or its commonly owned or controlled organizational affiliates. I understand that I shall not appear in the courts of Wisconsin or in any agency or municipal proceeding that I have reason to believe prior to the proceeding is contested, unless pro hac vice admission is required and I am admitted pro hac vice pursuant to SCR 10.03(4).


I attach hereto the documents required by SCR 10.03 (4) (f).


I attach hereto evidence of my payment of the annual in-house counsel registration fee to the Board of Bar Examiners.






Print Name




Address and Telephone Number


IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that notice of this correction to Supreme Court Order 06-06 amending Supreme Court Rules SCR 20:5.5, 20:8.5, and 10.03 (4), be given by a single publication of a copy of this order in the official state newspaper and in an official publication of the State Bar of Wisconsin.


Dated at Madison, Wisconsin, this 31st day of October, 2008.






David R. Schanker

Clerk of Supreme Court