May 10, 2013 – In the May issue of Wisconsin Lawyer magazine, available online and in mailboxes soon, three seasoned solo attorneys explain the challenges of starting a law practice, with insider tips to avoid the most common mistakes lawyers make.
Kevin Klein says you don’t need to be an “insider” to influence the Bar.
Today’s young lawyers can get the tools they need to become tomorrow’s leaders, says George Brown.
Kurt Carlson and Jim McNeilly explain the legal process for collecting a debt.
This Packers fanatic caught the travel bug early on – he’s been all over the world, and recently did a Polar Plunge in Antarctica. That’s just sick.
Starting a law practice requires a lot of planning, decision making, and hard work. Here are some common mistakes attorneys face and tips on how to avoid them and build a successful law practice.
When clients seek help resolving disputes, put another option on the table. Facilitative mediation can leave them more satisfied than litigation, and at a lower cost.
Employers that use noncompetition agreements should avoid relying on a recent appellate decision that gave the employer-litigant wide berth to restrict an employee’s postemployment activities. The opinion’s nonprecedential status and its conflict with published Wisconsin cases make it a shaky and likely short-lived leg on which to stand.
Ken Streit & John Chisholm propose options for greater flexibility when sentencing 17-to-24-year-old offenders in appropriate cases.
Do not breach client confidences when discussing specific legal matters on electronic lists and in other settings, says Dean Dietrich.
The lack of progress for women lawyers in leadership roles can have a negative impact on your business’s bottom line, says Paula Davis-Laack.
Judge Rick Sankovitz says mentors shape and uplift for a lifetime the careers of attorneys who follow them.