2023 December Ethics Saturday Seminar & FREE Bonus Friday Program

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2023 December Ethics Saturday Seminar & FREE Bonus Friday Program

Mark your calendars for WACDL’s annual December Ethics Seminar and Friday evening happy hour(s) happening on December 8th and 9th, 2023. 




We are excited to announce, for the first time, an additional opportunity for members to gain CLEs on Friday afternoon ahead of the ethics seminar on Saturday. This Friday afternoon event is sponsored by NACDL and Vital Strategies, free of charge. To book hotel rooms for Friday night using the discounted WACDL Room Block at the Madison Hilton, click here


Friday, December 8th

Substance Use, Clients and Cases: Building Bridges & Breaking Barriers

Featuring Lisa Newman-Polk (MA), Kate Boulton (AZ) and Bridget Krause (WI) (Speaker bios attached)

11:45 AM to 4:00 PM (lunch provided – agenda attached)

Presented free of charge thanks to NACDL & Vital Strategies

The Madison Club, 5 E. Wilson Street, Madison WI

3 CLE Credits – Free 


WACDL’s Annual Holiday Pre-Ethics Happy Hour(s)

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM +

MERCHANT MADISON - 121 S. Pinckney Street


Saturday, December 9th

WACDL’s Annual Ethics Seminar 

& Niblack Award Announcement

Chaired by Sarah Schmeiser 

8:30 AM to 12:00 PM (Breakfast open at 8AM)

The Madison Club, 5 E. Wilson Street, Madison WI

3 ETHICS CLE Credits - $100 for WACDL Members, $125 for non-members


WACDL’s December Board Meeting

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM (tentative, time subject to change; open to all members)

The Madison Club, 5 E. Wilson Street, Madison WI




The Madison Hilton Monona Terrace, 9 E. Wilson Street, Madison WI

Guests can book online through this link or can call Hilton reservations at 800-445-8667 or call the hotel directly at 608-255-5100 and reference the group code: 907


Note - All indications regarding CLE credits are credits WACDL is applying for; approved credits subject to bar approval.

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