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 techniques
  • Proven best practices
  • Fresh ideas and insights
  • Guidance from experienced practitioners

HLE 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 particular practice areas. Hear trusted takes on essential, evolving issues. Don’t miss the Institute’s four plenary sessions.

Behind the Curtain: What Every Lawyer Should Know When Dealing with In-House Counsel

Information Security: Protecting Confidential Data Before, During, and After the Employment Relationship

Professional Responsibility Issues in the Age of Social Media: Lawyer Advertising and Using Social Media Information

To Be Announced

Optional Luncheon Keynote Presentation

Thursday, August 16
12:20-1:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.

Speaker and event description coming soon.

PLEASE NOTE: If you’d like to attend this special program, check the box for the optional luncheon when you register.


Register by July 27 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 27 Standard Registration AFTER July 27
State Bar Member $349 Add $50
Nonmember $449 Add $50
Ultimate Pass Gold $0 $0

Are you a UW-Madison or Marquette law student? You can come to HLE for free! Ultimate Pass Silver and Emeritus members attend for 50% off the member tuition rate.

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

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 16 to receive the discounted Institute rate. Find out more on the Lodging page.

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 Tommy Bartlett Show, Wisconsin Ducks Dells tours, and Noah’s Ark Waterpark are just a few 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

Doris E. Brosnan
von Briesen & Roper, S.C.
Tom G. O'Day
Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
Carmen N. Decot
Foley & Lardner LLP
Erica N. Reib
O'Neil, Cannon, Hollman, DeJong & Laing, S.C.
Daniel J. Finerty
Lindner & Marsack, S.C.
Leah J. Ruedinger
Mercy Health System Corp.
Sara J. Geenen
The Previant Law Firm, S.C.
Angela M. Rust
NOVO Health
Colin B. Good
Hawks Quindel, S.C.
Thomas N. Shorter
Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.
Marybeth Herbst-Flagstad
Jill Hamill Sopha
Sopha Mediation LLC
Larry Johnson
Hawks Quindel, S.C.
State Bar Staff:
Erin V. Everett

PINNACLE© Seminars Division
Julie A. Lewis
Strang, Patteson, Renning, Lewis & Lacy, S.C.


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General Info:
Erin Everett
(800) 444-9404 ext. 6146
(608) 250-6146
Karen Richter
(800) 444-9404 ext. 6132
(608) 250-6132
State Bar of Wisconsin