Our General Meetings allow members to meet and mingle with each other as well as to hear presentations from a variety of guest speakers who include prominent lawmakers, judges, court commissioners, and other people involved in the Family Law system.
Representative Scott Krug Chairperson - Assembly Chair Children & Families Committee
Past Guest Speakers:
Judges Michael Dwyer and Carl Ashley - General Meeting 10/15/2012
Milwaukee County Circut Court - Family Division
Walter Zimmerman Pro Se Experience - General Meeting 04/16/2012
WFCF Member and Equal Parent
Representative Don Pridemore - Annual Meeting 01/16/2012
Chair Person Assembly Children and Families committee
Erica Christian from Cordell & Cordell - General Meeting 08/15/2011
Legal Questions and Answers
Keith Wessel from Wessel, Lehker & Fumelle Inc - General Meeting 04/11/2011
Legal Questions and Answers
Representative Don Pridemore - Annual Meeting 01/10/2011
Equal Placement Bill
Representative Steve Kestell - Annual Meeting 01/10/2011
Attorney Pam Lara J.D. 06/28/2010
Attorney Erica Christian Cordell and Cordell 05/17/2010
Dad-Friendly Legal Firm/DadsDivorce.com
Representative Steve Kestell 11/05
Legislative update: AB400
Attorney Rex Anderegg 10/05
"Maximizing the amount of time the child may spend with each parent"
Audio-23MB in Windows Media Player format
Michael Gough 4/05 - Presentation on Electronic Communication
Pat Brown 3/05 - From the Institute for Research on Poverty
Representative Steve Kestell 9/04 - Topic: Working more effectively with the legislature.
Representative Frank Lasee 10/03 - How to work with the legislature
Judge James Welker 4/03 - Parenting Plans and Maximizing Placement, three years later
Forum for Wisconsin Supreme Court Candidates - Judge Edward Brunner 3/03
Lieutenant Governor Margaret Farrow
"How fathers and their extended families should make their case to elected officials." 10/02
Bryan Holland: Report on the June, 2002 NCFM Conference - and Rally in Saint Paul, MNVideo and discussion 9/02
Dr. Zeev Bar Av, Clinical and forensic psychologist and
Thomas O Connor, CICSW, Clinical social worker at Madison Psychiatric Associates 5/01
"Making co-parenting work in high conflict families"
Senator Gary George 2/01 - Chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee
"Legislative update regarding child custody, placement, and support issues"
Senator Chuck Chvala 11/00 - Majority leader of the Wisconsin Senate "Legislative initiatives to promote responsible fatherhood."
Dr. Janell Allen Family Court Counseling Service 9/00 - and Family Court Commissioner Dan Floeter Dane County
"The role of family court counseling service and the court commissioner in resolving child custody and placement conflicts"
Judge Paul B. Higginbotham - 5/00 - Circuit Court-Dane County Impact of the new child custody and placement legislation
Supreme Court Justice Diane Sykes - 2/00 - Candidate for the Wisconsin Supreme Court
Mr. Gene Parks 11/99 - Gender Bias in the Family Court System
Attorney Christopher Walther 9/99 - Impact of pending family law changes
Judge Michael Sullivan and Family Court Commissioner Michael Bruch 6/99 - How Can Dads be Dads
Attorney Larry Kahn 3/99 - Alternate Dispute Resolution
Senator Gary George 1/99 - Shared Custody legislation
Mr. Gene Kussart 12/98 - Governor's Wisconsin's Fatherhood Initiate Coordinator
If you need help, contact the Wisconsin Fathers Helpline