Municipal Attorneys Institute 

2016 Municipal Attorneys Institute
June 15-17
Stone Harbor Resort, Sturgeon Bay
107 North 1st Avenue
Sturgeon Bay WI 54235
Phone: 877-746-0700

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Join us next year for the 2017 Attorneys Institute, June 14-16 at the Heidel House in Green Lake.  If you have ideas for 2017 workshops, please email them to Claire Silverman, League Legal Counsel at  
2016 Program 
Conference Program, Speaker & Officer Bios (PDF) 
Wednesday, June 15

1:10 p.m. General Session

2:00 p.m. Municipal Case Law Update
2:50 p.m. Break

3:05 p.m. Ethics for the Municipal Attorney
  • Michael J. Morse, Menomonee Falls Village Attorney and Attorney H. Stanley Riffle, Arenz, Molter, Macy, Riffle & Larson
4:20 p.m. Business Meeting

6:00 p.m. Outdoor Cookout for Attorneys and Families/Guests

Thursday, June 16

8:30 a.m. Concurrent Session
9:25 a.m. Concurrent Session

  • 10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Concurrent Session
11:25 a.m. Concurrent Session

  • 12:20 Cracker Barrel Lunch
  • 1:10 Parliamentary Procedure (PDF) Dan Hill, Local Government Specialist, UW-Extension Local Government Center 
  • 2:00 p.m. Traditional Cracker Barrel Round-Table Discussion
6:00 p.m. Evening Reception for Attorneys and Guests

Friday, June 17

8:30 a.m.
9:20 a.m.
  • H2O – The Ideas Flow:  Tapping Wisconsin’s Experts (PDF) Attorney Paul Kent, Stafford Rosenbaum LLP; Attorney Lawrie Kobza, Boardman & Clark LLP; Dave Lawrence, Executive Director, Wisconsin Rural Water Association; and Jeff Stone, Division Administrator, Water, Compliance and Consumer Affairs, Wisconsin Public Service Commission
10:10 a.m. Break

12:05 p.m.  Adjournment
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