These summaries are provided by the Office of Lawyer Regulation (OLR), an agency of the Wisconsin Supreme Court. The OLR assists the court in supervising the practice of law and protecting the public from misconduct by lawyers.
Energy Upgrades: Creative Financing for Commercial Property
Projects to gain energy efficiency to reduce costs are top of mind for commercial building owners, but financing through traditional lending practices is hard to come by. Property Assessed Clean Energy programs are a new statutory financing mechanism that provides a new opportunity for general-practice attorneys to offer building-efficiency upgrade solutions for a variety of clients.
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The Gift of Leadership
As you ponder your year-end giving, George Brown suggests making a gift to the Wisconsin Law Foundation to support programs that help develop tomorrow’s leaders.
Grit: A Critical Success Strategy
Everyone falls down sometimes, but not everyone gets up and keeps going. Paula Davis-Laack says the crucial difference is grit, which helps you overcome stumbles and continue toward long-term goals.
Court of Appeals Digest
In this column, Profs. Daniel D. Blinka and Thomas J. Hammer summarize select published opinions of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. Full-text decisions are linked below.