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Serving on a Nonprofit Board: Practical and Ethical Considerations for Attorneys (Webcast)

Wednesday August 02

  • By: Practising Law Institute
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Practising Law Institute
    New York, NY
  • Contact:
    Practising Law Institute
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Why You Should Attend

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.

Serving on a Nonprofit Board: Practical and Ethical Considerations for Attorneys will provide practical tips and review important ethical considerations for attorneys currently serving on nonprofit boards or thinking about joining a nonprofit board.

What You Will Learn

•Do your due diligence: the questions to ask and documents to request before you join a nonprofit board
•Bring maximum value to your role—how to best assist your fellow board members with business decisions, risk management, and legal decisions
•What you must know about liability insurance, and indemnification
•Important ethics issues and concerns for attorneys who serve on nonprofit boards

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for all attorneys who currently serve, or are interested in serving, on a nonprofit board.

  • CLE Credit Comments: CLE-CA Credits Credit Status: Approved Total Credits: 2.50 Ethics: 1.00 General: 1.50

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