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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

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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Fall Landlord Boot Camp Announced - October 7, 2017

by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Landlord Boot Camp

Hello EveryoneWe have recently selected Saturday, October 7, 2017 for the next Landlord Boot Camp.As you are well aware, Landlording can be pretty complex, with a seemingly never ending myriad of paperwork, rules, landlord-tenant laws and simple mistakes that can ...

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Latest Business Law Blog Posts

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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When Your Brick-and-Mortar Customer Files Bankruptcy: A Brief Analysis of Preference Actions and Common Defenses

by Attorney David J. Espin in Bankruptcy

The proliferation of online retailers like Amazon has come at the expense of many traditional brick-and-mortar stores. As a result, many are turning to chapter 11 reorganizations in an effort to prolong the inevitable slide towards shutting their doors for ...

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