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  • July 06, 2016

    Health, Labor, and Employment Law Institute, Aug. 18-19: Balance Work and Social Time

    The 2016 Health, Labor, and Employment Law Institute is ramped up and ready to give you a full-spectrum CLE experience. Earn up to 11 CLE credits and 1 EPR credit while adapting your CLE experience to fit your needs, then relax and increase your happiness with optional special social, learning, and networking events.
    2016 Health, Labor, and Employment Law Institute

    July 6, 2016 – Earn up to 11 CLE credits and enjoy time to relax and socialize with legal professionals at the State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE® 2016 Health, Labor, and Employment Law Institute on Aug. 18-19, 2016, at The Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells.

    It’s your chance to hear interesting and comprehensive CLE and plenary sessions, then socialize and network at the evening cocktail reception and an optional golf outing or a brewery tour.

    An Expanded Lineup

    The 2016 Institute features an expanded Health Law Update and Labor and Employment Law Update –now in two longer opening plenary sessions to give you a more robust examination of valuable case law updates in the health and employment practice areas.

    The institute offers three diverse and comprehensive CLE tracks:

    • Health Law: Explore telemedicine, wellness compliance, the 340(b) drug pricing program, institutional review boards, clinical trials, antitrust concerns, and big data.

    • Labor and Employment Law: Get the latest updates on new worker’s comp laws, the new Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, joint employment issues, noncompete agreements, and LGBT situations.

    • Practice Essentials: Learn how to fire someone the right way, conduct a wage and hour audit, and comply with the Stark Law and anti-kickback statute.

    Earn up to 11 CLE credits and 1 EPR credit while adapting your CLE experience to fit your needs. Attend all the sessions in one track, or mix and match sessions across all three areas of focus. Plus, catch up on topics you miss with two free webcast replays following the institute.

    Special Events

    And don’t miss the special events, including an optional keynote presentation with luncheon, the networking cocktail reception, and an optional golf excursion or brewery tour, all geared to increase your happiness:

    Tammy Scheidegger

    Prof. Tammy Scheidegger will help shed light on the latest happiness research.

    • Happiness Strategy: Does Having It All Mean Greater Happiness?
      "Having it all" seems to go hand in hand with being a success – or so we're told. Research on happiness, and the emerging science of neuro-counseling, is shifting the happiness paradigm and providing a clear roadmap for how "having enough" is actually the way to balance all aspects of one's life.

      Thursday’s optional paid luncheon and presentation features Tammy H. Scheidegger, associate professor, Mount Mary University M.S. in Counseling Program, Milwaukee. Dr. Scheidegger shares her perspectives on the latest happiness research and strategies for achieving balance in your personal and professional life. Sponsored by Godfrey & Kahn S.C.

    • Connect With Colleagues and Presenters Over Cocktails
      Join us for beverages and hors d'oeuvres on Thursday at the close of the CLE sessions to relax and socialize with judges, lawyers, and other legal professionals from around the country. Sponsored by Lindner & Marsack, S.C. and von Briesen & Roper, S.C.

    • Brewery Tour at Port Huron Brewing Company
      Tickle your taste buds Thursday evening with a visit to Wisconsin Dells’ newest packaging brewery. This family-owned production brewery offers five year-round brews as well as various seasonal styles. After a free tour of the facility, enjoy a cash bar at the Engine House Tap Room overlooking the brewery. The tour is free, but space is limited.

    • Tee Off with Golf at Wild Rock
      Enjoy a world-class golf game at Wild Rock Golf Club at The Wilderness. This 18-hole championship course is one of the few courses in the United States chiseled around and through a former quarry. The cost is $79 per person, and the excursion is limited to 20 participants. Register early to ensure your space.

    Plus, don’t miss these plenary sessions:

    • General Counsel Roundtable
      At Thursday’s plenary session, get helpful perspectives from Dennis Puzz, general counsel for Stockbridge Munsee Community, and Christine C. Senty, general counsel for Unity Health Plans Insurance Corporation, and others as they discuss the issues and trends facing today’s general counsel attorneys.

    • Conflicts of Interest: The Tension Between Representing an Organization and Providing Services to Your Client
      On Friday morning, Presenter Dean R. Dietrich of Ruder Ware will discuss your ethical duties when representing an organization, including obligations to communicate with higher-level decision makers within an organization and requirements when corresponding with an opposing organization.

    • Technically Challenged by Cybersecurity Risk Management? Practical Strategies for Implementing Security Compliance for You and Your Clients
      In Friday’s closing plenary, learn best practices for cybersecurity risk management, including integrating security risk management into existing enterprise risk management programs, evaluating insurance coverage, and managing vendors with presenters Heather L. Fields and Justin P. Webb of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.

    Register Today

    Register for the institute by July 29 and save $50 off the regular tuition. To register, visit’s Marketplace. Questions? See the FAQ section on the institute’s website.

    Lodging: Wilderness Hotel & Golf Resort

    The 600-acre Wilderness Resort offers a golf course, spa, fine dining, waterparks, and retail shopping. It’s the perfect place for a late summer getaway.

    To reserve your room at the discounted institute rate, visit the institute’s website for more information, or call (800) 867-8453 by July 18 and mention room block #502198.

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