Tuesday, July 12, 2016

July 12: Web - Serving on a Nonprofit Board – Practical Considerations for Attorneys

Joining a nonprofit board can be one of the most personally and professionally rewarding experiences of an attorney’s career. Whether you’re an experienced attorney or just beginning to practice, serving on a nonprofit board can bring opportunities to deepen your skills, make valuable connections, and help a cause that is personally meaningful to you.
This free one-hour briefing will offer some practical tips and ethical considerations for attorneys currently serving on nonprofit boards or thinking about joining a nonprofit board. Please join Courtney A. Darts, Director of Education, Pro Bono Partnership and Nancy Eberhardt, Director, New Jersey Program, Pro Bono Partnership as they discuss:
  • Tips for identifying and joining a nonprofit board that interests you;
  • Doing your due diligence – the questions to ask and documents to request before you join a nonprofit board;
  • Bringing maximum value to your role – thinking how you can best assist your fellow board members with business decisions, risk management, and legal decisions;
  • Understanding liability, insurance, and indemnification; and
  • Ethical considerations for the attorney who is being asked to give legal advice to the board on which he/she sits.
Title:
Serving on a Nonprofit Board – Practical Considerations for Attorneys
When/Where:
July 12, 2016
1:00 PM  Eastern
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Credit:
1 credit in most jurisdictions
Speakers:
  • Courtney A. Darts, Director of Education, Pro Bono Partnership
  • Nancy Eberhardt, Director, New Jersey Program, Pro Bono Partnership 
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PLI
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