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  • February 15, 2017

    Registration Opens for 2017 Annual Conference in Wisconsin Dells

    Register today for the State Bar of Wisconsin 2017 Annual Meeting & Conference to see insightful plenary speakers, choose from a broad array of CLE sessions, and enjoy family fun in Wisconsin Dells.
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    Feb. 15, 2017 – Don’t miss in-depth CLE programming and a chance to network with judges, lawyers, legal staff, and other legal professionals at the 2017 Annual Meeting & Conference, June 15-16, at Glacier Canyon Lodge at the Wilderness, Wisconsin Dells.

    Registration Now Open

    Register now to choose from 24 separate CLE sessions, hear two plenary speakers, visit the Legal Expo, cheer on your colleagues at the Member Recognition Celebration, join the networking luncheons, celebrate at the Presidential Swearing-in Ceremony, and enjoy the Western BBQ All-Conference Bash.

    Save more than 10 percent when you register by the early-bird deadline of May 15.

    New to AMC? First-time attendees save an additional $100 off the registration fee.

    Earn Up to 13 CLE and 4 EPR Credits

    The 2017 Annual Conference offers dozens of high-quality CLE sessions on a wide range of topics.

    Earn up to 13 CLE and 4 EPR credits by choosing from two outstanding plenaries and more than two dozen sessions addressing the hottest topics, latest trends, and timeless advice you need to maintain a successful practice. Credits listed are anticipated credits, pending approval from the Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners. See the schedule for details.

    Ken Goldstein

    Ken Goldstein, one of the country's premier experts on the use and impact of political advertising, will open the Annual Meeting & Conference.

    And if you are worried about missing a breakout session, we’ll be recording and webcasting select breakout sessions after the conference. Annual Conference attendees can attend the first two sets of webcasts for no additional cost.

    Hear Insightful Plenary Speakers

    Opening the Conference is plenary speaker Ken Goldstein, one of the country's premier experts on the use and impact of political advertising. He has also provided election night coverage as part of the ABC news elections unit for every U.S. federal election since 1988.

    With a reputation as unbiased and nonpartisan, Goldstein has appeared on PBS NewsHour, Nightline, ABC World News Tonight, NBC Nightly News, CBS Evening News, FOX News Channel, MSNBC, CNBC, and CNN, and is a frequent guest on National Public Radio.

    Goldstein is a former UW-Madison professor, Kellett Award recipient, and Chancellor’s Award recipient. He is currently professor of politics at the University of San Francisco, teaching in the master’s program in public affairs, which focuses on the skills needed to run a modern political campaign.

    Gain insight at the closing plenary with speaker Wes Moore, American author, social entrepreneur, producer, political analyst, Rhodes scholar, and decorated U.S. Army officer.

    Wes Moore

    Wes Moore, American author, social entrepreneur, producer, political analyst, Rhodes Scholar, and decorated U.S. Army officer, will close the Conference.

    He is the author of The Other Wes Moore and The Work, both New York Times best-sellers. He was featured by USA Today, Time, Meet the Press, and The Oprah Winfrey Show, and appears regularly on MSNBC and NPR, among many others. Follow Wes on Twitter: @wesmoore1 and on Facebook: See more at

    Relax, Network, Celebrate

    Meet your colleagues in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere away from the interruptions and stress of the typical workday. With hundreds of activities throughout the area, you can take your family on a mini-vacation while you enjoy a variety of social activities and get to know lawyers from around the state and country.

    At this year’s Annual Conference, you can join in the Fun Run/Walk, relax with the Meditation and Mindfulness Session, visit the Legal Expo 2017, meet new colleagues at the Thursday networking luncheons, cheer on award winners at the Member Recognition Celebration, join your colleagues for the Presidential Swearing-In Ceremony, kick up your heels at the Western BBQ, and socialize at the After Party.

    Family Fun at the Wilderness – Register by May 15 for Best Rate

    Glacier Canyon Lodge, headquarters for the Conference, is home to a three-acre outdoor water park, outdoor mini-golf, go-karts, and other nearby attractions. An enclosed walkway connects directly to the Wilderness Hotel, and access to waterparks is included with your stay.

    A limited number of rooms have been reserved for Annual Conference attendees. Be sure to reserve your rooms to ensure you receive the best rates.

    To reserve your room, call the reservation desk at (800) 867-WILD and mention you are with the State Bar of Wisconsin Annual Meeting & Conference at Glacier Canyon Lodge, Block #526959.

    To Register for the 2017 Annual Conference

    • Online at's Marketplace
    • By phone: (800) 728-7788
    • By mail or fax using the downloadable registration form
      • Fax to (608) 250-6020
      • Mail to: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE Registrations, P.O. Box 7158, Madison, WI 53707-7158

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