Legal Specialties

Role of Litigation Attourney

Parts of a Law Firm

Consists of a Managing Partner
Share Holder
an Associate
also an Independent Contractor Firm



  • The managing partner is top of the law firm hierarchy. Manages day-to-day operations. Part of the Executive committee.
  • The partners are the "Share Holders". They are lawyers who are joint owners and operators of the law firm.
  • The associates are on the prospect of becoming partners. Divided into Junior and Senior associates, depending on merit experience level.
  • There's also Independent contractor firm. Usually experienced and have a strong reputation

Steve Olsen

  • If you go to Madison or Marquette,you don't have to take the bar exam to become part of a law firm.
  • He was a police officer for a few years and that helped him in cases about the law