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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 Accomodations, 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

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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Federal Court Rules that a Company's Website Must be Accessible to Its Blind Patrons

by Attorney David McClurg in Labor Relations

In the first lawsuit of its kind to go to trial, a Florida federal judge recently ruled that Winn-Dixie's website is a “place of public accommodation" subject to the ADA because it is “heavily integrated" with the company's physical store ...

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