Nov. 20, 2013 – In this video, State Bar Practice Management Advisor Nerino Petro discusses the 2013 Economics of Law Practice in Wisconsin Survey. Petro highlights information regarding typical attorney flat rate charges, private practice billing rates, hours per week, billing methods, and more.
Nov. 20, 2013 – If you are a regular webcast, OnDemand, or telephone seminar attendee, you are already familiar with myMedia on WisBar, your personal library of all of your State Bar electronic purchases. Here you also will find your Books UnBound and Forms Library subscriptions. You can easily track all of your electronic State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE® purchases in the myMedia section of myStateBar.
Nov. 6, 2013 – In this video, risk management expert Todd C. Scott highlights the latest trends in malpractice and shares advice on the habits and systems firms should use to keep client matters on track and avoid malpractice claims.
Nov 6, 2013 – This article provides an overview of CLE requirements and reporting. It also discusses a new rule that allows lawyers to obtain CLE credit for substantive articles published in electronic formats like WisBar InsideTrack, not just print publications.
In this video, State Bar Practice Management Advisor Nerino Petro discusses the 2013 Economics of Law Practice in Wisconsin Survey, recently released by the State Bar of Wisconsin. Petro highlights information regarding typical attorney flat rate charges, private practice billing rates, hours per week, billing methods, and more.
Oct. 25, 2013 – Did you know a free, comprehensive handbook will soon be available to help Wisconsin solo lawyers plan for death, disability, or incapacitation? It’s one of the many tips lawyers are learning at the 2013 Wisconsin Solo and Small Firm Conference.
Oct. 16, 2013 – Ethical dilemmas affect every lawyer’s practice. This series of questions and answers appears regularly in InsideTrack. The answers, offered by the State Bar’s ethics counsel Timothy Pierce and assistant ethics counsel Aviva Kaiser, provide guidance only and are not legal authority. Each situation will depend on the facts and circumstances involved.
Sept. 18, 2013 – To stay competitive in this post-recession world, solo and small firms would be wise to explore new law firm models, says one law firm consultant. Meanwhile, a managing partner at Quarles & Brady discusses change at larger firms.
Sept. 18, 2013 – Did you know that starting in October, law firms with fewer than 50 employees can compare and buy health care plans on the health care exchange? In this article, health care attorney Barbara Zabawa answers questions about how the Affordable Care Act will impact law firms, law firm employees, and solo practitioners.
Sept. 4, 2013 – Use social media to build your practice – learn the habits and systems that help avoid malpractice claims – explore limited-scope representation – blueprint your success. These are just a few of the ideas and techniques covered in six plenary sessions at in the eighth annual State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE® Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm Conference from Oct. 24 to 26 in Wisconsin Dells.
Aug. 21, 2013 – Aviva Kaiser joined the State Bar as assistant ethics counsel in July. Kaiser spent most of the last 25 years educating U.W. law students about the Rules of Professional Conduct for Attorneys. As the State Bar’s new assistant ethics counsel, Kaiser brings that experience to State Bar members.
Aug. 21, 2013 – Tune in to special encore webcast CLE/EPR programs from the spring 2013 State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE® Litigation, Dispute Resolution & Appellate Practice and the Real Estate & Business Law institutes in August and September. Earn up to 19 CLE credits and 3 EPR credits. Institute attendees can view these webcasts at no additional charge.
July 17, 2013 – A lawyer or group of lawyers may limit legal liability and minimize income tax and payroll tax costs by forming a business as a limited liability entity. In this video, Madison attorney Joe Boucher discusses why this is one aspect of running a business lawyers should not overlook.
July 16, 2013 – Mark your calendars for the largest gathering of lawyers in the state in 2014. The State Bar will hold its first Annual Meeting & Conference at the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa on June 26 and 27. The conference begins and ends with point/counterpoint plenary sessions, and fills the hours in between with social events and CLE opportunities.