Annual Conference Registration

Online registration for the 2023 Annual Meeting is now closed.

This year’s Annual Meeting for the Western District of Wisconsin Bar Association will take place on June 8, 2023. Registration closes at end of day on May 25, 2023. Scroll down for the sign-up link.

Morning Program: Meeting Lunch & Keynote Address


3rd Floor Conference Room
Madison Public Library (Central Branch)
201 W Mifflin St., 3rd Floor
Madison, WI 53703


11:00 AM: WDBA Board of Governors Meeting 

The Annual Meeting will begin at the Madison Public Library (Central Branch) at 11:00 AM, with the WDBA Board of Governors’ Annual Meeting. This is optional for WDBA members, but open to those who wish to attend.

11:30 AM: Registration and Lunch Service

Please plan to arrive at 11:30 AM to check in and enjoy lunch, catered by Banzo. Chicken and vegetarian options will be available.

12:00 PM: Judge Peterson’s Remarks and Professor Seifter’s Keynote Speech

Judge Peterson will open with brief remarks at 12:00 PM.

Our keynote speaker, Miriam Seifter, will then present on The Law of Democracy in State and Federal Courts. Professor Seifter is a Professor of Law, Co-Director of the State Democracy Research Initiative, and Rowe Faculty Fellow in Regulatory Law at the University of Wisconsin Law School.

Part II: Continuing Legal Education Program (CLE)


Western District Wisconsin Courthouse
120 N. Henry Street
Madison, WI 53703

Following Professor Seifter’s speech, the Annual Meeting will move from the Library to the Western District Courthouse (about a two-minute walk away).


1:30 PM: Continuing Legal Education Program

2:20 PM: Break

2:30 PM: Continuing Legal Education Program

3:20 PM: Break

3:30 PM: Western District of Wisconsin Judges’ Panel

4:30 PM: Reception & Happy Hour


The Annual Conference is free for members and includes attendance of the CLE Program. Guests can register and attend the CLE Program for $50. You may order lunch for an additional $35, due with your registration

In order to register for the Annual Meeting as a member, you must join or renew your membership for the 2023-2024 membership year. You will have a chance to pay for your membership dues during the online registration process (begin below).

Select the appropriate registration form below:

Online registration for the 2023 Annual Meeting is now closed.