When people have legal questions, they turn to lawyers like you. When lawyers need answers, they go to the Health, Labor, and Employment Law Institute. It’s a world-class conference in your own backyard bringing you:

  • The latest updates on hot topics
  • Clarity in a chaotic, changing world
  • Top-notch tools and techniques
  • Proven best practices
  • Fresh ideas and insights
  • Guidance from experienced practitioners

HLE is the perfect place to connect with like-minded legal professionals. Relaxing social activities help you unwind after a busy day of learning. It’s the complete package – all that’s missing is you!

Plenaries That Prepare You

Explore topics that transcend particular practice areas. Hear trusted takes on essential, evolving issues. Don’t miss the Institute’s four plenary sessions.

Behind the Curtain: What Every Lawyer Should Know When Dealing with In-House Counsel

Information Security: Protecting Confidential Data Before, During, and After the Employment Relationship

Professional Responsibility Issues in the Age of Social Media: Lawyer Advertising and Using Social Media Information

Epic Fallout: The Future of Arbitration Agreements in the Workplace

Optional Luncheon Keynote Presentation:
Guess Who's Coming to Court - Featuring Stuart I. Teicher

Thursday, August 16
12:20-1:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.

The legal industry has taken a variety of steps to elim​inate blatant forms of improper discrimination in the profession. But what about not-so blatant bias and discrimination? Join us for an eye-opening and entertaining session that will help you recognize hidden bias and discrimination within your law practice. You'll even learn ways to help eliminate them.​

Our featured luncheon speaker is Stuart Teicher, a professional legal educator focusing on ethics law who helps fellow attorneys survive the practice of law and thrive in the profession.

If you’d like to attend this special program, check the box for the optional luncheon when you register.


Register by July 27 to save $50. Wish you could attend for free? You can when you become an Ultimate Pass Gold subscriber! Or try the Ultimate Pass Silver for 50% off Institute tuition.

  Early Registration BY July 27 Standard Registration AFTER July 27
State Bar Member $349 Add $50
Nonmember $449 Add $50
Ultimate Pass Gold $0 $0

Are you a UW-Madison or Marquette law student? You can come to HLE for free! Ultimate Pass Silver and Emeritus members attend for 50% off the member tuition rate.

If attending the Optional Luncheon Keynote Presentation, all registrants add $20.

Wisconsin Dells Welcomes You

Glacier Canyon Lodge in Wisconsin Dells will once again host the Institute. The Lodge is part of the Wilderness Resort, boasting America’s largest indoor/outdoor combination waterpark, mini golf, go-karts, nature walking trails, and much more.

Reserve your room at the Glacier Canyon Lodge by July 16 to receive the discounted Institute rate. Find out more on the Lodging page.

Wisconsin Dells is one of the oldest resort areas in the state. Founded in 1856, this city has become the Waterpark Capital of the World and is home to a huge variety of family-friendly attractions.

The Tommy Bartlett Show, Wisconsin Ducks Dells tours, and Noah’s Ark Waterpark are just a few of the iconic and popular ways to have fun in the Dells. From amusement parks and zip lines to breweries and golf courses, there’s something for everyone to enjoy!

Institute Planning Committee

Doris E. Brosnan
von Briesen & Roper, S.C.
Julie A. Lewis
Lewis Law Office, LLC
Carmen N. Decot
Foley & Lardner LLP
Tom G. O'Day
Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
Daniel J. Finerty
Lindner & Marsack, S.C.
Erica N. Reib
O'Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing, S.C.
Sara J. Geenen
The Previant Law Firm, S.C.
Leah J. Ruedinger
Mercy Health System Corp.
Colin B. Good
Hawks Quindel, S.C.
Thomas N. Shorter
Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
Marybeth Herbst-Flagstad
Ascension Health
Jill Hamill Sopha
Sopha Mediation LLC
Larry Johnson
Hawks Quindel, S.C.
State Bar Staff:
Erin V. Everett

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