Introducing the Business School for Lawyers Initiative


Dedicated to the continuing education of our members, the State Bar of Wisconsin conducted focus groups and partnered with the University of Wisconsin Law School and Wisconsin Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company (WILMIC) to develop the Business School for Lawyers (BSL) initiative. 

The State Bar‘s focus is to provide education about the operations, financial management, marketing, and human resources concepts required for managing a law practice from a business perspective. As part of this focus, we developed BSL 201: Business Plans for Lawyers and BSL 301: Business Principles for a Successful Law Firm, which are two full-day seminars designed to be attended together or separately depending on your needs. New graduates and attorneys in the early planning stages of a firm may want to attend both to get the whole picture. Current law firm owners who don‘t desire a business plan refresher could just attend BSL 301 to learn how to expand their business and improve its efficiency.

No matter your level of law practice management experience, this site will benefit you as a home for additional resources like blogs and white papers, current seminars, relevant breakout sessions at conferences like Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm Conference (WSSFC), and future events that help lawyers succeed as small business owners in a highly regulated industry.

 

BSL 201:
Business Plans for
Lawyers

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Register for Live Madison Seminar
Register for Live Webcast

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Register for Webcast Replay

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Register for Webcast Replay

Monday, September 8, 2014
Register for Webcast Replay

Monday, September 22, 2014
Register for Webcast Replay

BSL 301:
Business Principles for a Successful Law Firm

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Register for Live Madison Seminar
Register for Live Webcast

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Register for Webcast Replay

Monday, September 29, 2014
Register for Webcast Replay

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Register for Webcast Replay

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Register for Webcast Replay

Credits*

6.5 CLE / 1.0 EPR Credits

Tuition
Live Webcast
State Bar Member: $219 $249
WALA Member: $219 $249
Active New Member: $99** $129**
Non-Member: $249 $279

All attendees get free access to the recorded program for roughly 30 days after attendance. Access this through your myStateBar page.

*This program has been submitted to the Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for up to 6.5 CLE and 1.0 EPR credits. The live and live webcast seminars will also be submitted for Minnesota CLE credits.

**Active New members are attorneys who are within three years of admission to the State Bar of Wisconsin.

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If you have questions or comments about Business School for Lawyers Initiative contact us via email, telephone, or fax.

Hours
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Email
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Phone
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Fax
(608) 257-5502

Address
PINNACLE - Business School for Lawyers
State Bar of Wisconsin
5302 Eastpark Blvd.
Madison, WI 53718-2101

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