Welcome to the Dane County Bar Association

Laura McFarlane - DCBA President

Welcome to the Dane County Bar Association (DCBA) website.  Founded in 1858, the DCBA has been a leading bar association in Wisconsin for many years.  It features a diverse membership that includes lawyers, judges, and law students.  The DCBA offers a multitude of benefits and programs, including timely and informative CLE luncheons, an award-winning mentorship program that pairs new and experienced lawyers, low-cost mediation services, and opportunities to volunteer and offer pro bono services.  Members can develop valuable leadership skills by joining one of the DCBA committees or sections.  The DCBA is also well-known for its social events that promote collegiality and offer networking opportunities with lawyers and judges in the community. 
 
If you are not currently a member, we encourage you to join today.  Please browse our website to learn more about DCBA and why you should join.  You can also contact us at law@dcba.net with any questions or comments you may have. 
 
Laura McFarlane, Wisconsin Department of Justice
 

Endnotes

 

The Dane County Bar Association’s Delivery of Legal Services committee has been working on launching a new website that can help connect Dane County residents who cannot afford market-rate legal assistance to community organizations that provide low or no-cost legal services. This referral system, titled “Community Lawyer,” assists our community members in three ways: Click title to see more.

Annual Senior Section Celebraion
June 27 / Madison Club

Honoring our 50 Year Members

With Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Dallet

Women Rights Movement Highlighting Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg's role in Achieving gender Equality in the Law.

Kathy Nichol will accept this year's Harvey L. Wendel Service Award on behalf of her late husband, Judge Jerry Nichol.

All members, regardless of age, are invited. 

Dane County Basic Estate Planning Clinic is a program to help low-income individuals prepare basic estate planning documents.

 

End your week by relaxing and socializing with fellow members of the bar over refreshments and light snacks.  Fridays at 4 events are sponsored by the DCBA and hosted on a monthly basis by area law firms.  Watch for these events in the calendar of up coming events on our home page.
 
Would your law firm like to host a Fridays at 4 event?
Please contact Lis Shea at shea.elis@gmail.com