Free Consultation: (414) 727-6250Tap to Call This Lawyer
Bryan Thomas Kroes

Bryan Thomas Kroes

  • Construction Law, Real Estate Law, Entertainment & Sports Law...
  • Wisconsin
Badges
Claimed Lawyer ProfileQ&ASocial Media
Summary

BRYAN T. KROES, is an attorney with Hurtado Zimmerman SC, practicing in the areas of construction and real estate litigation, construction contract negotiation and preparation and related intellectual property law, commercial and residential real property acquisition, and public bond finance. He has broad experience representing trades contractors, designers and owners in matters related to perfection of lien rights, construction disputes, property purchases, sales and leasing, and intellectual property protection. Like every member of the Hurtado Zimmerman executive team, Bryan pairs legal expertise with boots on the ground practical experience - before practicing law, Bryan worked as a construction laborer and also previously owned and operated a residential general contracting and remodeling company in Southeastern Wisconsin.

Bryan further practices Entertainment Law, representing musicians, artists, theater owners and other creative types in matters related to entertainment contract negotiation and preparation, dispute resolution, distribution and general business. A lifelong musician himself with an extensive history of touring, Bryan brings a seasoned, unique and personal approach to the business of entertainment. Prior to practicing law, Bryan also worked on the production side of the entertainment sphere as a stagehand with LiveNation, the Northern Lights Theater and Clearwing Productions.

Education
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
B.A. | Psychology/Criminal Justice
Marquette University Law School
J.D. | Law
Honors: Marquette University Pro Bono Society
Activities: Entertainment Law Society
Publications
Articles & Publications
50 State Architect/Engineer Plan Stamping Requirements
ABA Forum on Construction Law - Division 3
50 State Lien Law Update (2017-2018) (Wisconsin Chapter)
ABA Forum on Construction Law - Division 7
50 State Construction Lien and Bond Law (Fourth Edition) (Wisconsin Chapter)
Wolters Kluwer Publishing
Case Law and Legislation Affecting the Construction Industry (2016-2017 Supplement) (Wisconsin Chapter)
ABA Forum on Construction Law - Division 10
Case Law and Legislation Affecting the Construction Industry (2015-2016 Supplement) (Wisconsin Chapter)
ABA Forum on Construction Law - Division 10
Waiving Lien Rights Without Waiving Your Legal Rights
The Daily Reporter
50 State Construction Lien and Bond Law (2014-2015 Supplement) (Wisconsin Chapter)
Aspen Publishing
50 State Mechanic's Lien law Pamphlet (Wisconsin Chapter)
ABA Forum on Construction Law - Division 7
Construction Law Update: Case Law and Legislation Affecting the Construction Industry (2014-2015) (Wisconsin Chapter)
ABA Forum on Construction Law - Division 10
50 State Survey of Firm Licensure Requirements for Architectural and Engineering Firms (Wisconsin Chapter)
ABA Forum on Construction Law - Division 3
Speaking Engagements
Drafting the Wisconsin Commercial Real Estate Transaction, Guest Lecturer
Marquette University Law School
(Don't) Take This Job and Shove It: Practical Considerations in Remodeling Contracting, Remodeler's Council
Metropolitan Builders Association
Residential Construction Contracts: Risks of Design and Design Delegation, Remodeler's Council
Metropolitan Builders Association
Lien on Me: Construction Liens and Foreclosures, MBA University Course
Metropolitan Builders Association
Awards
2019 Up and Coming Lawyers Award
Wisconsin Law Journal
Professional Associations
National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI)
Member: Milwaukee Chapter
- Current
Wisconsin Entertainment Lawyers Association (WELA)
Founding Member, Board member, and Treasurer
- Current
Mitchell Street Development Opportunities Corporation
Board of Directors
- Current
State Bar of Wisconsin # 1083118
Member
- Current
American Bar Association
Member
- Current
Metropolitan Builders Association
Member
- Current
Activities: Remodeler's Council (Past); Membership Committee (Past)
Historic Milwaukee, Inc.
Board of Directors
-
Associated General Contractors of America
Member
-
Activities: ConsensusDOCS BIM Addendum Working Group - Intellectual Property Committee
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Wisconsin
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    30 minute free consultations on most issues.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Hourly Rates $170-250/hour.
Practice Areas
  • Construction Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Entertainment & Sports Law
  • Business Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Social Media
Contact & Map
Hurtado Zimmerman SC
1011 North Mayfair Road
Suite 204
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
USA
Telephone: (414) 727-6250