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    • June
      18
      2014

      Is the Untapped Legal Market on Your Radar?

      June 18, 2014 – A huge segment of the legal market, 85 percent, is untapped and lawyers need to move quickly before this segment is gobbled up by nonlawyer online legal service providers. In this video, futurist Jordan Furlong talks about this virtually untapped audience.

    • March
      05
      2014

      Hiking Boots Ready: Ralph Cagle on Running for President-elect

      March 5, 2014 – In April, Ralph Cagle will square off with Kevin Palmersheim in an election for the State Bar of Wisconsin's president-elect post. Recently, Ralph sat down for a brief Q&A to discuss why he's running, what he hopes to accomplish, and why he always keeps a pair of hiking boots in his car.

    • March
      05
      2014

      Being Himself (Within Reason): Kevin Palmersheim on Running for President-elect

      March 5, 2014 – In April, Kevin Palmersheim will square off with Ralph Cagle in an election for the State Bar of Wisconsin's president-elect post. Recently, Kevin sat down for a brief Q&A to discuss why he's running, what he hopes to accomplish, and why Packers-Vikings games are a must-win for him before any jury trial.

    • February
      19
      2014

      Succession Planning: Where Will Your Firm’s Next Leaders Come From?

      Feb. 19, 2014 – Succession planning is critical to a firm’s future viability and helps protect client interests, but it’s a very difficult and often avoided topic for most lawyers. In this video, Michael Moore explains why firms, and solo practitioners, should have a plan in place.

    • February
      05
      2014

      Blueprinting for Success: Achieve the Status You Seek

      Feb. 5, 2014 – What are the intangibles that differentiate lawyers who thrive from those who wither? In this video, Deborah Epstein Henry discusses the skills necessary to achieve the success and status they desire.

    • November
      20
      2013

      A Changing Landscape: The Economics of Practicing Law

      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.

    • November
      06
      2013

      Don’t Let Technology Lead to a Malpractice Suit

      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.

    • November
      01
      2013

      2013 Economics of Law Practice in Wisconsin Survey

      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.

    • November
      01
      2013

      Johnny Walsh: Leave ’Em Laughing

      In this video, business law practitioner Johnny Walsh performs at the Comedy Club on State Street in Madison, June 27, 2013.

    • September
      04
      2013

      Regulating Off-duty Conduct: Social Media and Legal Issues for Employers

      Sept. 4, 2013 – In the age of social media and viral videos, evidence of employee conduct (or misconduct) can quickly become widespread, and use of social media may cause an employer to take disciplinary action. In this video, Madison attorney Wade Harrison discusses why employers should pay close attention to this evolving area of the law.

    • July
      17
      2013

      Limited Liability Entities: A Smart Way to Protect Your Law Practice

      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.

    • June
      19
      2013

      National Mock Trial is Coming to Wisconsin

      June 19, 2013 – The National Mock Trial Championship is coming to Madison in May 2014. In this video, longtime Mock Trial Attorney Coach and National Mock Trial Executive Committee Chair Kevin Lonergan weighs in on the importance of the competition and how members can show their support.

    • June
      05
      2013

      14 PDF Tools All Law Firms Should Have to Maintain Client Confidentiality

      June 5, 2013 – Lawyers face unique document production challenges, from the filing requirement of courts and other governmental agencies to the need to maintain confidentiality of client information and prevent unauthorized changes to documents. In this video, Nerino Petro, State Bar practice management advisor, talks about the basic PDF features all lawyers should have in their offices.

    • May
      15
      2013

      Leverage and Information Are Key to Successful Debt Collection

      May 15, 2013 – Collecting a debt through legal means is a fairly straightforward process for experienced counsel, but the success of the endeavor depends on numerous variables. In this video, Jim McNeilly and Kurt Carlson discuss the five steps to debt collection.


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