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    June 20, 2018

    Learn Insights on Implicit Bias and Stereotyping at August Family Law Workshop

    Join seasoned veterans, new lawyers, family court commissioners, and judges as you gain insight into the ever-changing world of family law at the 2018 Family Law Workshop, Aug. 2-4, 2018, in Sturgeon Bay.

    June 20, 2018 – How do you know if implicit bias is affecting your behavior and interfering with your good judgement?

    Find out as you keep up with the ever-changing world of family law at the 37th Annual Family Law Workshop, Aug. 2-4, 2018, in Sturgeon Bay, sponsored by the Family Law Section.

    Join seasoned veterans, new lawyers, family court commissioners, and judges as you explore these topics:

    • Theory of spousal support

    • Maintenance: what judges are taught & creative ways to deal with it

    • Limited-scope representation – an ethics presentation

    • First responder presentation

    • A panel discussion of family court commissioners

    • Case-law update, including Sara’s Law

    • And more

    Thursday Workshop: Combating Your Own Implicit Bias

    On Thursday, learn how to identify risk areas where implicit biases may affect your behavior and judgment, and learn how to avoid acting according to biases that are contrary to your conscious values and beliefs.

    The CLE workshop “Fairness for Families: Insights from Implicit Bias, Racial Anxiety and Stereotype Threat” will be presented by Rachel Godsil of Perception Institute of New York and attorney William Snowden of the Vera Institute of New Orleans.

    Special Events

    Join colleagues and friends at the complimentary patio cocktail reception on Thursday evening, and on Friday take the special Trolley Tour – be sure to sign up soon, as availability is limited.

    CLE sessions on Friday and Saturday end at noon each day, so you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy Door County.

    Reserve Your Room Before July 2 for Best Rate

    The Family Law Workshop is held at the Stone Harbor Resort and Conference Center in Sturgeon Bay.

    Register before July 2 for the special rate of $119 per night on selected rooms for attendees. The rate will be honored for reservations for attendees two days before group arrival and two days after group departure based on availability.

    To receive the special room rate, contact the Stone Harbor directly at (877) 746-0700 and mention that you are part of a group room block under the State Bar of Wisconsin – Family Law Section.

    Four Ways to Register

    Program tuition is $230 for members of the Family Law Section. Section members attending for the first time pay $205. Non-section members pay $305. Non-section members can join the section for $40 and register at the section member tuition rate.

    Choose one of for ways to register:

    • Register online via’s Marketplace

    • Call the State Bar of Wisconsin at (800) 728-7788

    • Download the registration form and mail it to: State Bar of Wisconsin, Family Law Workshop, P.O. Box 7158, Madison, WI 53707-7158

    • Fax your registration form to (608) 257-5502

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