Join the hundreds of solo and small firm practitioners that converge in Wisconsin Dells for the annual Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm Conference. Together, you’ll learn tips for practice management, client relationship building, relevant technology, and work-life balance, all while building a community of colleagues you can rely on throughout the year.
Produced by the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Solo/Small Firm Conference has grown each year due to its effectiveness in helping members achieve a balance between professional success and personal fulfilment.
Be your own boss at the Solo/Small Firm Conference by customizing your schedule to fit your interests and needs. Over three days, you can choose from educational sessions in four different tracks:
Practice Management: From Hanging Your Shingle to Taking Down Your Shingle, this track features sessions that equip you with the knowledge to succeed throughout the life-cycle of a law firm.
Quality of Life/Ethics: Learn to live the good life with guidance on managing stress, handling difficult people, and navigating real life ethical situations.
Substantive Law: Get essential information on recent laws affecting your clients and society including Same-Sex Marriage in Wisconsin: Rights, Privileges, and Obligations; Tax Challenges in a Time of Budget Cuts, Staff Reductions, and Expanded Responsibilities; and snIPpets: Intellectual Property Awareness for Any Practice.
Technology: Whether you’re at the cutting edge of technology and need guidance on cloud security or looking to get more out of the basics like Microsoft Outlook, this track has you covered.
Four captivating plenaries – including two that welcome spouses – pull everyone together to socialize and learn about important topics like communication and finances.
One Big Happy Family: How We Communicate at Work and Home to Maximize Possibilities: Spouses are welcome at the session that promises laughs and real tools to improve communication in all aspects of life.
Financial Personality and the Practice of Law: Another chance to bring your spouse so that both of you can benefit from understanding each other’s financial personalities.
Gizmos, Gadgets, and Widgets: The WSSFC-favorite is back and filled with more gizmos and gadgets you may not have known existed, but will now have to have!
What NASCAR, Jay-Z, and the Jersey Shore Teach About Attorney Ethics: Pop culture isn’t just about entertainment – it can teach valuable lessons about ethics and rules of professional conduct.
Get the full descriptions of all the plenaries here.
Whether you're going it alone as a sole practitioner or are part of a small firm, the Wisconsin Solo and Small Firm Conference offers the information, flexibility, and connections you need.
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