Special Events

Conference Kick-off Luncheon

Celebrate the grand opening of the Expo Hall at this energizing event. Lunch will be provided for all Conference registrants – no need to register separ​ately. It’s the perfect opportunity to meet new friends, check out the many products and services on display at the Expo, and start filling out your Passport to Prizes.

Sponsored by Habush, Habush & Rottier, S.C. and FindLaw.

Professional Portrait Opportunity

Have your professional headshot photo taken while checking out the Expo Hall. The Solo/Small Firm and General Practice Section has arranged for Lee Larsen Photography to be in the Expo Hall from 11:30 a.m.- 6:30 p.m. on Thursday. Photos are reasonably priced at $42 without artwork or $52 with artwork. Simply sign up for a photo session slot and come to your appointment dressed professionally. Photos will be emailed to you approximately one week after WSSFC and will be ready to use on your website, business cards, and other marketing materials.

Silent Auction Benefiting Legal Action of Wisconsin

All day Thursday

Bid on a wide variety of items in the Legal Expo throughout the day on Thursday at this silent auction organized by the Solo/Small Firm & General Practice Section. Winning bidders will be announced Friday morning. Prizes include lodging at Greenway House B&B in Green Lake and Charmant Boutique Hotel in La Crosse, artwork from Steve Kozar, Lake Geneva Boat tour tickets, and more. All proceeds will go to Legal Action of Wisconsin to provide free legal services to low-income populations.

Green Bay Packers Signed football (2017 team)
Greenway House B&B, Green Lake One night stay
Kozar Fine Art, McFarland 2 painted photographs
Lake Geneva Boat Tours 2 cruise tickets
Outlets at the Dells Shopping gift card
Horseshoe Bay Golf Club, Egg Harbor Round of golf for four
Door County Basket White Gull Inn gift certificate, cookbook, cherry jam, cherry salsa, sparkling cherry wine
EAA Air Museum, Oshkosh 4 museum tickets
The Oilerie, Sun Prairie 1 fall gourmet oils, etc. gift basket
The Charmant Hotel, La Crosse One night stay, classic king suite
Author's Basket 1 hour website consulting with Spencer X. Smith (telephone), 1 copy of Spencer's book, 1 hour of Michael Moore consulting time, one copy of his book
Lake of the Torches Resort & Casino One night stay, standard room
St. Croix Rods 40% off purchase certificates
Orange Tree Imports Engraved Wisconsin cheese serving plate
Mystery to Me Bookseller Gift certificate and book
Hawks Mill Winery in Browntown Wine tasting & cheese for 20
Glarner Stube Supper Club in New Glarus $50 meal certificate
Hupy & Abraham Motorcycle basket with gas card

Attendee Reception

On Thursday evening, unwind from a busy day and start making new connections while enjoying beer, wine, soda, hors d'oeuvres, and a cash bar from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m., compliments of WILMIC and West Bend Mutual Insurance Company.

Dine-Arounds

​​Let us take care of your Thursday night dinner reservations by signing up for a dine-around. Each dine-around will be hosted by a WSSFC speaker or planning committee member and will take place at one of many top-notch restaurants in Wisconsin Dells. Enjoy stimulating conversation over a delicious meal while making new friends.

Signing up is easy. Simply stop by the Solo/Small Firm & General Practice Section booth in the Legal Expo to choose your preferred dine-around. Stop by early, though. Space is limited and last year’s dine arounds filled up quickly!

Attendees are responsible for their own dinner bill. Spouses or significant others are welcome, but please plan to leave the kids at the hotel.

Continental Breakfasts

Start your day off right with a hearty breakfast each morning. Plus, we’re serving a deluxe continental breakfast on Friday, compliments of Hupy and Abraham, S.C.

Lederer Award Presentation and Networking Lunch

Don't miss one of the highlights of WSSFC – the presentation of the 2018 Lederer Award. Named in memory of attorney John Lederer, the award is presented annually to an individual, group, or organization exemplifying his leadership, spirit, and dedication. Visit the Lederer Award page to learn more. Luncheon sponsored by M3 Insurance and the Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section.

Hospitality Suite

On Friday evening, the fun doesn’t stop. Join your colleagues in the Hospitality Suite for wine, beer, and refreshments. There’s even free prize drawings. It’s THE place to be.

Passport to Prizes

Check out the Legal Expo between sessions to complete your Passport to Prizes. Learn about products and services designed just for solo and small-firm practitioners – and don't forget to have your Passport signed by each exhibitor you visit for the chance to win great prizes!​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Contact Us

General Info:
Barbara Moddes
bmoddes@wisbar.org
(800) 444-9404 ext. 6157
(608) 250-6157
 
Exhibitors/Sponsors:
Karen Richter
krichter@wisbar.org
(800) 444-9404 ext. 6132
(608) 250-6132
State Bar of Wisconsin