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Register for BSL 201: Business Plans for Lawyers

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Register for Live Madison Seminar
Register for Live Webcast

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Register for Webcast Replay

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Register for Webcast Replay

Monday, September 8, 2014
Register for Webcast Replay

Monday, September 22, 2014
Register for Webcast Replay

Register for BSL 301: Business Principles for a Successful Law Firm

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Register for Live Madison Seminar
Register for Live Webcast

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Register for Webcast Replay

Monday, September 29, 2014
Register for Webcast Replay

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Register for Webcast Replay

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Register for Webcast Replay

Credits Per Seminar*
6.5 CLE / 1.0 EPR Credits

LIVE SEMINAR
State Bar Member: $219
WALA Member: $219
Active New Member: $99**
Non-Member: $249

WEBCAST SEMINAR
State Bar Member: $249
WALA Member: $249
Active New Member: $129**
Non-Member: $279

All attendees get free access to the recorded program for roughly 30 days after attendance. Access this through your myStateBar page.

*This program has been submitted to the Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for up to 6.5 CLE and 1.0 EPR credits. The live and live webcast seminars will also be submitted for Minnesota CLE credits.

**Active New members are attorneys who are within three years of admission to the State Bar of Wisconsin.

 

Get the Business Concepts to Grow Your Practice

As part of the new Business School for Lawyers initiative, the State Bar of Wisconsin is proud to introduce BSL 201: Business Plans for Lawyers and BSL 301: Business Principles for a Successful Law Firm. To help lawyers succeed as business owners, Business School for Lawyers (BSL) will include these seminars, featured breakout sessions at Wisconsin Solo & Small Firm Conference, and other products.

Go Beyond Checklists to Learn the Concepts

Law firm checklists and “How to Start a Law Firm” seminars are invaluable resources and can be considered on par with a 101 class. The BSL seminars take law firm management to the next level and provide guidance in strategic planning and critical decision-making.

BSL 201: Business Plans for Lawyers

Ideal for new graduates, experienced lawyers looking for a change, or current law firm owners wanting a refresher, BSL 201 will help you:

  • Identify the characteristics of an entrepreneur and how they apply to you
  • Learn the essentials of a business plan specifically designed for law firms
  • Gain a basic knowledge of concepts related to operations, financial management, marketing, and human resources
  • Understand the important ethics rules that must be followed when you own a law practice
  • Network with other lawyers who are considering or have opened a law firm

BSL 301: Business Principles for a Successful Law Firm

In addition to BSL 201 attendees, BSL 301 is perfect for current law firm owners or lawyers who have experience working in a law firm. The seminar will help you:

  • Assess your expectations for your law firm and yourself
  • Analyze your business plan to determine if it complies with special regulations*
  • Learn more advanced business school concepts related to operations, financial management, marketing, and human resources
  • Dive deeper into the ethical obligations of operating a law practice
  • Network with fellow law firm entrepreneurs at a reception

* Please note: A business plan is not mandatory to attend, but can be brought to share with coaches and fellow attendees.

Active New Members Save $120

Attorneys within three years of admission to the State Bar will automatically receive the discounted rate of $99 for the Live Seminar and $129 for the Live Webcast or a Webcast Replay. Please mention your status if calling (800) 728-7788 to place the order.