​​​​​​​​​​​About

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 techniq​ues

  • Proven best practices

  • Fresh ideas and insights

  • Guidance from experienced practitioners

The Institute 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 practice areas. Hear trusted takes on essential, evolving issues. Don't miss this year's plenary sessions:​​​

  • ​The Great Resignation – Issues and Remedies

  • The Ethics of Investigations

  • Beating Burnout​​​

​Optional Luncheon Keynot​e Presentation 

Thursday, August 18​
12:20 - 1:35 p.m.

Being a Trusted, Culturally Competent Advisor in Uncertain Times

Carolien Moors, HardTalk Biz Coaching, Minneapolis​​

Tuition 

Register by July 21 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 21
Standard Registration AFTER July 21
State Bar Member
$449.00
$499.99
Nonmember
$549.00
$599.00
Ultimate Pass Gold
$0.00
$0.00

Are you a UW-Madison or Marquette law student? You can come to the Health, Labor, and Employment Law Institute for free! 

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

Scholarships Available

Scholarships will be awarded by the Health Law Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin. Each scholarship is a waiver of the registration fee and there will be funding available for lodging expenses to recipients traveling more than 200 miles round trip to the Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells.

Applicants must complete the entire application to be eligible for consideration. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications must be submitted by July 1, 2022 to Jane Corkery at ​jcorkery@wisbar.org​​​. Awards will be communicated by mid-July.

In order to be eligible for consideration, applicants must be:

  1. A member of the Health Law Section

  2. A recent graduate from law school (must be within 3 years of graduation date) OR

  3. ​Employed at either a nonprofit or governmental organization, a solo practitioner or unemployed.

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 17 at 5:00 p.m. to receive the discounted Institute rate. Find out more here​.

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 Wisconsin Ducks Dells tours and Noah's Ark Waterpark are just two 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

Kristin Degeneffe
Q​​uartz Health Solutions
Madison

Daniel J. Finerty
Lindner & Marsack, S.C.
Milwaukee

Colin B. Good
Hawks Quindel, S.C.
Madison

Tom G. O'Day
Husch Blackwell LLP
Madison

Robert Sholl
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
Milwaukee

State Bar Staff  -  Barbara A. Moddes
PINNACLE© Seminars Division
Madison

Stephane Fabus
Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C.
Milwaukee

Sara J. Geenen
The Previant Law Firm, S.C.
Milwaukee         

Marybeth Herbst
S.C. Johnson
Racine

Leah J. Ruedinger
General Counsel PRN LLC
Oshkosh

Thomas N. Shorter
Husch Blackwell LLP
Madison








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Contact Us

General Info:
Barbara Moddes
bmoddes@wisbar.org
(800) 444-9404 ext. 6157
(608) 250-6157

Sponsors
Crystal Brabender
cbrabender@wisbar.org
(800) 444-9404 ext. 6132
(608) 250-6132