Spring Conference

April 20, 2017 to April 21, 2017

The American Club

419 Highland Drive
Kohler, WI 53044

Program Chair:
Christine Rice
Simpson & Deardorff, S.C. 


Thursday, April 20th


1:00 - 1:50pm
Views from the Tribunal: Tips, Trends and Insights in Wisconsin Employment Litigation 
Attorney Nicole Marklein Bacher, Cross, Jenks, Mercer & Maffei 
Administrative Law Judge Maria Selsor 
Administrative Law Judge Stephanie 
Brown Civil Rights Bureau Director Larry Jakubowski 

1:50 - 2:00pm
Sponsored by Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Co. & Morrison Sund PLLC 

2:00 - 2:50pm
Cost-effective Use of Medical Demonstratives 
Pat Thomas, CMI, FAMI, Pat Thomas Medical Illustration
2:50 - 3:00pm
Sponsored by S-E-A, Ltd. 

3:00 - 3:50pm
How to Work with Scientific and Engineering Experts 

Scott E. Dillon, P.E., IAAI-CFI, CFEI, CVFI, Crane Engineering
4:00 - 5:30 pm
Cocktail Reception & Panel Counsel Meetings 

Dinner on your own.
The American Club has a variety of excellent dining options either within the hotel or nearby.


Friday, April 21st

8:15 - 9:00am
Continental Breakfast & Registration 

9:00 - 9:50am
Attorney Arthur P. Simpson, Simpson & Deardorff, S.C. 

9:50 - 10:00am
Sponsored by Simpson & Deardorff, S.C.
10:00 - 10:50am
Channeling Your Inner Napoleon – Applying the Principles of War to your Litigation Campaigns 
Attorney Edward P. Perdue, Dickinson Wright PLLC, DRI-Sponsored Speaker 

10:50 - 11:00am
Sponsored by Bell, Moore & Richter, S.C.
11:00 - 11:50am
Effective Trial Techniques 
Hon. Michael Aprahamian, Waukesha County Circuit Court 



6 CLE Credits have been applied for.

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Hotel Information:

Call the American Club at (866) 749-5408 and reference#82K1LS to reserve your room. A special rate of $175 forsingle/double occupancy is available at the American Club and$121 for single/double occupancy is available at the Inn onWoodlake on Thursday night. Notify the reservation departmentthat you are with the Wisconsin Defense Counsel (WDC).
Reservation Deadline: March 20, 2017.

Cancellation Policy:

Notice given more than 72 hours before the start of the program will receive a 100% refund. Cancellations of 24-72 hours will be charged a $25 processing fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations of 24 hours prior to the conference or later.