All of our published articles originally appear in Wisconsin Lawyer, the official publication of the State Bar of Wisconsin, and appear here with permission.
Patching Holes: Cyber Security – Is Your Law Firm at Risk?
If you, like most lawyers, don’t know if you firm is at risk for being hacked, now is the time to find out and then patch any holes.
Test Your Notary Public I.Q.
Give yourself a stamp of approval if you can pass this quiz on the duties of Wisconsin notary publics.
Estate Planning: Beware Unhappy Beneficiaries
Although lawyers’ highest duty of care is owed to their own clients, in estate planning matters lawyers must be aware of the malpractice-related risk of disappointing nonclient beneficiaries.
Going It Alone: Overcoming the Fear and Finding Success
Starting a new business is never fear-free, but learning about the risks and acting to minimize them will leave you well placed to succeed in a solo practice.
Suing for Fees: Look Before You Leap
Suing clients for fees is not forbidden, but the risks of doing so are sufficiently high that lawyers should take all possible steps to prevent fee disputes from occurring in the first place.