About Kristy A. Christensen

Kristy handles commercial litigation matters of every type, with an emphasis on construction matters and real estate matters. She also specializes in intellectual property and immigration law.

H-1B Visa Cap Season is Upon Us!

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will accept new H-1B (Specialty Occupation) petitions subject to the annual quota for the fiscal year of 2020 beginning on April 1, 2019, and now is the time for interested employers to start preparing cap-subject H-1B petitions. Below are some basics about the H-1B visa, the annual quota, and […]

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Shall We Dance 2018

On October 27th, we were extremely excited and honored to attend the 11th annual Shall We Dance event benefitting the Sexual Assault Crisis Center-Fox Cities! The Sexual Assault Crisis Center has been providing counseling, advocacy, and education services to individuals affected by sexual trauma and their loved ones in our community for 40 years – and […]

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The Most Common Types of Work Visas (and When You’ll Need Them)

In today’s global economy, many U.S. businesses want to draw upon the diverse talents of an international workforce by hiring highly-skilled or highly-educated foreign nationals.  Or, some businesses need foreign workers when there are not enough U.S. workers who are able, willing, qualified, and available to do the work.  Likewise, there are many foreign nationals […]

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(Yet Another) Update to Wisconsin’s Landlord-Tenant Laws

(Yet Another) Update to Wisconsin’s Landlord-Tenant Laws There have been numerous changes to Wisconsin’s landlord-tenant laws over the past several years, many of which have been welcomed by landlords. Another set of changes, found in 2017 Wisconsin Act 317 went into effect yesterday. The Act provides further practical directives for the handling of certain issues that […]

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Why and How to Register a Federal Trademark

Many companies and individuals work hard to develop a unique business name, product name, or logo.  These words, phrases, or symbols are called trademarks.  Trademarks are used to identify the source of a product or service. Once you have put in that hard work to develop your trademark, how do you protect it from use […]

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Shall We Dance 2017

On October 21st, the McCarty Law team attended the 10th Anniversary of Shall We Dance, supporting the Sexual Assault Crisis Center-Fox Cities! Shall We Dance is an uplifting and entertaining event that increases awareness about sexual assault while helping the Sexual Assault Crisis Center – Fox Cities raise the important funds it needs to transform […]

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Introducing…Elder Mediation!

Although it may sound surprising, wills – even those where the testator believed that he or she had meticulously planned ahead – can turn out to be the subject of some of the most highly contested legal disputes. Talking through the multiple issues that confront families as mom and dad grow older can be a […]

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