No matter how lawyers refer to them – engagement agreements, fee agreements, legal services agreements, or retainer agreements – fee agreements can trip up even the most well-intentioned lawyers. Here's what you need to know to ensure your agreements don’t run afoul of Wisconsin's ethics rules.
Joseph Boucher, John Rather, Ron Bote, and Andrew Seifert discuss the mechanics and legal structure involved in starting a limited liability law firm as well as the tax treatment of such entities.
Legal industry experts highlight national trends, including business development, meeting client needs, talent recruitment, succession planning, and technology. Wisconsin lawyers can seize on opportunities and determine where to put their time and energy to build momentum in 2019.
A national legal tech expert highlights the most important developments in 2018, from analytics and artificial intelligence to legal research, the ethics of using technology, and access to justice issues. These developments create the momentum for an interesting year ahead.
Get to know your malpractice carrier’s claims attorney, suggests Matthew Beier. In addition to expanding your network, a good relationship with your claims attorney can help you avoid common legal malpractice pitfalls, and improve the chances of successful claim prevention and resolution.