Tristan R. Pettit is a shareholder with the Milwaukee law firm of Petrie + Pettit which has been in existence for over 120 years assisting individuals, families and businesses throughout the state.
He focuses his practice in the area of landlord-tenant law representing landlords and property management companies throughout Wisconsin.
Mr. Pettit handles both commercial and residential evictions and the accompanying damage claims for his clients. He also handles litigation involving lead-based paint, bed bugs, Fair Housing (discrimination) claims, building code orders, public nuisance lawsuits, and the defense of Wisconsin Administrative Code – ATCP 134 violations and investigations.
He assists clients with the drafting and interpretation of commercial leases and residential rental agreements and other rental documents and is the author of the landlord-tenant legal forms sold at Wisconsin Legal Blank Co., Inc., which are used throughout the state.
Mr. Pettit also consults with landlords and management companies on best practices in the management of both commercial and residential rental properties.
Mr. Pettit presents seminars on landlord-tenant law and related matters throughout the state and is a past president of the Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin, Inc. and is currently serving on its Board of Directors. He also is the author of a popular Wisconsin landlord-tenant law blog that can be found at www.LandlordTenantLawBlog.com.