A bar association is a professional organization that is comprised of lawyers who have passed the bar examination. The bar examination is an exam that lawyers have to pass in order to be able to legally operate as an attorney and to practice law. Every state has its own bar association.
In 1885, Axley was founded in Madison, Wisconsin on a simple philosophy of hard work, loyalty and aggressive representation. In that sense, the firm has changed very little in the last century and a quarter.