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About the Institute


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!


Register by July 26 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
July 26
Standard Registration
July 26
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 through the State Bar's Law Student Associates program. Ultimate Pass Silver and Emeritus members attend for 50% off the member tuition rate.

If attending the Optional Lunch, all registrants add $20.

Health Law Section Scholarship

The Health Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin is awarding four scholarships for the Health, Labor, and Employment Law Institute. Applicants must be:

  1. A member of the Health Law Section
  2. A recent graduate from law school (within 3 years of graduation date) OR
  3. Employed at either a nonprofit or governmental organization, a solo practitioner or unemployed

Applications must be submitted by June 27, 2019. Learn more and apply.

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
Sarah J. Murphy
Ascension Health
Daniel J. Finerty
Lindner & Marsack, S.C.
Tom G. O'Day
Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
Sara J. Geenen
The Previant Law Firm, S.C.
Erica N. Reib
O'Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing, S.C.
Colin B. Good
Hawks Quindel, S.C.
Leah J. Ruedinger
Marybeth Herbst-Flagstad
Associated Benefits and Health Risk Consulting
Thomas N. Shorter
Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
Larry Johnson
Hawks Quindel, S.C.
Jill Hamill Sopha
Sopha Mediation LLC
State Bar Staff:
Erin V. Everett

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