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Protected classes: when letting go of an employee gets complicated

What happens when you need to terminate someone for cause but it appears to be discriminatory? Read More »


5 legal tips to consider before retirement

Most Americans look forward to their retirement for years, if not decades, but before you ride off into the retirement sunset, consider these legal tips.  Read More »


Instatrap: 4 ways Instagram can get you into legal trouble

What seems like it might be all in good fun could get you into an instatrap of legal trouble. How can you avoid legal problems while Instagramming? By learning from the mistakes of others.  Read More »


Concealed weapons in private businesses: What are the rules?

If you choose to post a sign prohibiting guns in your private business, your liability as a business owner actually increases Read More »


Make your noncompete agreement enforceable in Wisconsin

A noncompete agreement can restrict an employee from taking part in certain activities after their employment with you ends. Read More »


Navigating Constant Change: Employment Law in 2021

Johns, Flaherty & Collins will discuss changes to employment law over the past year at our annual seminar, Navigating Constant Change: Employment Law in 2021 Read More »


Three questions with Emily Iverson

Emily Iverson may be a new associate, but she's not new to the firm. Emily has interned at Johns, Flaherty & Collins... Read More »


Need for photo release depends on intent

Understanding photo rights — when you can take them, when you can post or publish them and when you need a release form from the people in them. Read More »


Celebrating 140 Years: Johns, Flaherty & Collins Then & Now

A lot has changed, both at our law firm and in our community, since we began practicing law 140 years ago Read More »


Do I have to allow my tenant's emotional support animal to live with them?

Here's what you need to know as a landlord about emotional support animals. Read More »


Do I have to allow my tenant's emotional support animal to live with them?

Here's what you need to know as a landlord about emotional support animals. Read More »


Verbal agreements: most are legally binding but open to interpretation

Technically, most verbal agreements are in fact legally binding. Practically speaking, the problems come if or when you ever need to prove exactly what you and another party agreed to. Read More »


Do I need to consult an attorney before signing a real estate offer to purchase? 

With real estate transactions, an attorney can offer an invaluable layer of protection against unforeseen circumstances. Read More »


Three Questions with Joe Veenstra

One thing we all love about Joe Veenstra is the guy likes (and knows how) to have a good time. Whether working with his... Read More »


Is a handwritten will legally binding?

Wondering if you can make arrangements on your own and whether a handwritten will is legally binding? Here's what Wisconsin law says. Read More »