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Dane County Bar Association

Kyle Engelke

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.


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In 2006, the late Joe Melli, then-Chair of the Senior Lawyers Section, and Josh Kindkeppel, then Chair of the New Lawyers Section, joined forces to create the Dane County Mentorship Program. The Mentorship Program launched a pilot program in the fall of 2007 matching 10 mentees with 10 mentors. The Program was a success and was expanded in subsequent years. The concept of the Program is simple: match new attorneys with seasoned veterans based on an area of practice/interest.

Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday, May 25, 2022 - 12:00

    Zoom webinar

    At 12:00 noon on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, by Zoom webinar, Attorney Lisa K. Lietz-Ray, an attorney with Laffey, Sebranek & Aubey, S.C., will present a program of immense value to all attorneys: “Show Me the Money! Tips on Improving Collections on Judgments.”


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At 12:00 noon on Wednesday, May 25th, 2022, by Zoom webinar, Attorney Lisa K.

Dale Gregory, UW-Madison  1986, Jeanne Armstrong, UW-Madison 1993 Cum Laude, and Jennifer Schank, UW-Madison 2010 have become shareholders at Fuhrman & Dodge, S.C.  in Middleton, WI.  Dale’s ar

Bell, Moore & Richter, S.C., one of Madison’s oldest law firms, is seeking two (2) self-directed Associates in the practice areas of Civil Litigation (primarily defense) and Family Law.

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