Welcome to the Business Law Blog
The Business Law Section has established a new blog to provide its members with valuable information on issues important to attorneys engaged in business law.
The Bottom Line? You Will Not Regret Running for a State Bar Office
Paul Swanson, chair of the State Bar’s Nominating Committee, recalls his early years as a young lawyer. “I was asked to attend a board meeting of the Young Lawyers Division. I became hooked immediately as a volunteer leader, and the rest, as they say, i s history.” He invites you to take that next step to advancing your professional – and personal – life.
2016 Wisconsin Legal Innovators
Who are Wisconsin’s innovators? Meet these movers and shakers – and learn what drove them to put new ideas to work to solve problems and improve the delivery of legal services..
Legal Malpractice: What Is It, Really?
Lawyers who fail to recognize legal malpractice might, even with the best of intentions, end up committing it. Learn more here about identifying and adhering to the applicable standard of care for your legal work.
Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016: Protecting Trade Secrets
Individuals who contemplate misappropriating or stealing intellectual property, take heed: the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 significantly increases the potential costs and penalties of stealing trade secrets. Read how Wisconsin lawyers can use the Act to protect clients who own or use trade secrets.