Featured Sessions at Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm Conference


The annual Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm Conference (WSSFC) on October 23-25 in Wisconsin Dells offers an array of topics relevant to people opening or expanding a law practice throughout the life-cycle of a law firm. In addition, plenaries and sessions explore how lawyers can find work-life balance. Below is a list of breakout sessions relevant to the Business School for Lawyers initiative.

Look for the BSL icon for sessions tailored to give you the business knowledge to succeed as a law practice owner!

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Ready to grow your practice? The 3-hour pre-conference seminar will focus on adding and managing staff and employees, followed by a comedic presentation on practicing law. Plenary sessions highlight how to communicate at home and work to maximize possibilities. Additional topics include:

  • Hanging Your Shingle - Part 1
  • Dealing with Difficult People
  • Top Ten Ways To Grow Your Practice on a Budget
  • Document Management

Friday, October 24, 2014

Plenary sessions highlight how to understand financial personalities and how that affects the practice of law. Additional topics include:

  • The Economics of Law in Wisconsin
  • What to Do When OLR Calls
  • Don‘t Lose Sight of Happiness
  • Tips and Tricks for Productivity and Profitability
  • Planning for Disaster

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Plenary sessions include Nerino Petro‘s guide to law firm “Gizmos, Gadgets, and Widgets” and ethics presentations from CLE performer Stuart Teicher. Additional topics include:

  • Hanging Your Shingle - Part II
  • Setting Up and Running a Remote Virtual Office
  • Taking Office 365 To the Next Level

 

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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
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Monday, September 8, 2014
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Monday, September 22, 2014
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BSL 301:
Business Principles for a Successful Law Firm

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Register for Live Webcast

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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Monday, September 29, 2014
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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 practice of law and will automatically receive the discounted price.​

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

Hours
8:10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central, Monday through Friday

Email
service@wisbar.org

Phone
(608) 257-3838
(800) 728-7788 (nationwide)
(800) 444-9404 (auto attendant)

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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