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There’s a reason we’ve been in business for over 100 years.

Since 1895, families and businesses throughout Greater Milwaukee have relied on Petrie + Pettit to solve a variety of complex legal challenges. Today, we focus on five core areas of law: Estates + Trusts, Real Estate Law, Labor + Employment Law, Business + Commercial Law, and Litigation. Small businesses continue to count on our seasoned attorneys for a full range of legal needs, from formation through transactions, governance and succession planning. From start to finish, we treat every client the way we would want to be treated – with respect, responsiveness and honesty at all times. Because our experience matters. But your experience matters more.

Although our counseling and careful drafting of contracts, trusts and policies helps our clients avoid litigation, there are times when resorting to the courts is inevitable. When litigation becomes necessary or unavoidable we have the skills and experience to protect the interests of our clients.

Latest Landlord-Tenant Blog Posts

Landlords Should Create and Implement A Reasonable Accommodation Request Process

by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Reasonable Accommodations, Assistance Animals, Companion/Comfort Animals

With more and more tenants making reasonable accommodation requests to keep assistance animals in their apartments, it is important for landlords to create a policy and process to handle such requests when they arise. As background, a reasonable accommodation request ...

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Milwaukee County Board Considering Ordinance on Rent Abatment

by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Legislation, Abatement

An important message for the Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin: The Milwaukee County Board is considering a proposal that would permit your tenants to abate rent for maintenance issues not addressed within 24 hours.For example, your tenant ...

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Latest Business Law Blog Posts

Employer-Friendly 7th Circuit Case Highlights Risk of Wage Claim for After Hours Email Communications

by Attorney David McClurg in Labor Relations

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued a decision that will be welcomed by employers, but also acts to remind us of potential trouble that employers face in connection with “after-hours" work performed on mobile devices. The case involved ...

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Gift Card Regulations: What Your Business Needs to Know

by Attorney David J. Espin in Gift Cards

Gift cards are a recent trend many businesses are turning to in order to increase lagging sales, especially around the holidays when shoppers are looking for gifts that are versatile enough for those hard-to-please recipients. However, before you decide to ...

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