April 20, 2016 – The 2016 State Bar Annual Meeting & Conference, June 16-17 in Green Bay, is your chance to celebrate Wisconsin’s legal profession in a uniquely Green Bay style.
Five Fun Events You Don’t Want To Miss!
This year’s Annual Meeting & Conference (AMC) is packed with receptions, luncheons, and special events. It’s your chance to relax, catch up with colleagues, and celebrate with lawyers from across the state and nation. The don’t-miss events are:
Swearing-in Ceremony – Cheer on Fran W. Deisinger as he is sworn in as the next State Bar of Wisconsin President at the Swearing-in Ceremony and reception on Wednesday night. The oath of office will be administered by Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Patience Roggensack.
Conference “Kick-off” Party – Head to the Conference “Kick-off” Party immediately following the Swearing-In Ceremony. Join Brown County Bar Association members for food, drinks, dessert, and entertainment.
Get Up to 13 CLE and 6.5 EPR Credits Including Preconference Sessions
Earn up to 11 CLE and 4.5 EPR credits on Thursday and Friday, June 16-17, plus an additional 2 CLE and 2 EPR credits when you attend the preconference sessions on Wednesday, June 15.
Session topics include:
- Practical tips for litigants
- Strategic ideas for solo and small firm lawyers
- Social media discovery
- Wage and hour compliance audits
- International licensing and distribution
- Jurisdiction on tribal lands
- Immigration basics
- Preparing an appellate brief
- Bankruptcy and financial issues for seniors
- Ethics discussions
Special Receptions – After kicking off the conference, join your colleagues at three special receptions – the U.W. Law School Alumni Reception, Marquette Law School Alumni Reception, and LGBT Reception.
Member Recognition Celebration – On Thursday, honor your colleagues at the Member Recognition Celebration as 16 individuals and organizations are celebrated for their contributions to the legal profession. See the honorees listed on the AMC website!
Lawyers at Lambeau All Conference Tailgate Party – Also on Thursday, join in the fun at the exclusive Lambeau Field Champions Club during the Lawyers at Lambeau All Conference Tailgate Party. Meet Packer legends LeRoy Butler and Gilbert Brown.
After Party – Finally, keep the good times going at the After Party. Hosted by the Young Lawyers Division, this late-night gathering takes place at Titletown Brewery’s Outdoor Canopy – the historic platform where Lombardi-era Packers boarded the train to Chicago.
Additional special events include:
- Member Networking Luncheon – Thursday, June 16
- Senior Lawyer/Young Lawyer Luncheon – Thursday, June 16
And don’t miss plenary speakers former U.S. Solicitor General Paul Clement on Thursday and political insider Amy Walter on Friday.
Visit the conference website at amc.wisbar.org for the complete schedule and more information.
Hotel and Convention Center Information
This year’s Annual Meeting & Conference is June 16-17 at the KI Convention Center in Green Bay. Conveniently connected to the KI Convention Center, the Hyatt Regency Green Bay offers comfortable luxury with Midwest hospitality.
Book your room by May 27 to get the State Bar of Wisconsin group rate. Special rates are valid for June 14-19. Guest room rates for conference attendees start as low as $110 per night.
Make your reservation online, or when reserving your room by phone at (888) 421-1442, be sure to request the 2016 State Bar of Wisconsin Annual Meeting and Conference discounted rate.
Register Now for the Best Rates
Register by the early-bird deadline of May 27 to save $30 off the regular tuition of $389. First-time members save an additional $100 off their registration fee.
Four ways to register for the Annual Meeting & Conference: