The Fourth Amendment Protects Concealed Carry Permit Holders from Unlawful Questioning By Law Enforcement During Traffic Stops

The Fourth Amendment Protects Concealed Carry Permit Holders from Unlawful Questioning By Law Enforcement During Traffic Stops

Attorney Eric Pangburn addresses whether and under what circumstances law enforcement officers may ask a motorist if he possesses a concealed carry permit or weapon during a routine traffic stop.

Wisconsin DVA Now Accepting Grant Applications for Vet Non-profits

Wisconsin DVA Now Accepting Grant Applications for Vet Non-profits

Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) Secretary Dan Zimmerman announced that the WDVA has started accepting applications for grants up to $25,000 from registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that provide financial assistance or other services to Wisconsin veterans and their families. Nonprofits interested in applying for this grant opportunity must submit their completed applications by September 28, 2018.

West Among Attorneys Honored by Wisconsin Access to Justice Commission

West Among Attorneys Honored by Wisconsin Access to Justice Commission

The Wisconsin Access to Justice Commission has named Travis James West of West & Dunn to the 2017 Pro Bono Honor Society.  The award, announced annually in conjunction with National Law Day, was created by the Commission with support from the Wisconsin State Bar’s pro bono program to honor lawyers who have performed at least 50 hours of qualifying pro bono legal services during the past calendar year. Mr. West, who also received the honor in 2013 and 2014, routinely represents veterans without charge before the US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.