Featured Sessions at Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm Conference

This October, the annual Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm Conference (WSSFC) offered 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 explored how lawyers can find work-life balance. Below is a list of breakout sessions that were relevant to the Business School for Lawyers initiative.

The BSL icon marked 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
BSL 201:
Business Plans for

5.5 CLE Credit

Available Now OnDemand

BSL 301:
Business Principles for a Successful Law Firm

6.5 CLE Credit

Available Now OnDemand

Law Firm Compensation Models

1.0 CLE Credit

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