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Continuing Legal Education

Live CLE Program: Organizing and Advising Nonprofits (Book Launch and CLE Event)

Date: Monday, April 20, 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Duane Morris LLP, 1540 Broadway
Staff: Nicole Cuttino, Staff Attorney; Sean Delany, Executive Director; Linda Manley, Legal Director; and Elizabeth Perez, Senior Staff Attorney

Help us to celebrate the release of both the Sixth Edition of Getting Organized and the Sixth Edition of Advising Nonprofits with this CLE program providing an overview for attorneys of the legal issues that arise when representing organizations seeking to incorporate, secure recognition of tax-exempt status and operate as a tax-exempt organization.

Topics include:

  • Formation of Not-for-Profit Corporations
  • Role of the Board
  • Recent Changes to the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law
  • Securing Tax Exemption
  • Regulatory Oversight of Charitable Corporations
  • Ethical Issues that Arise in Corporate Pro Bono Representations

CLE Credit: This course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the NYS CLE Board for a maximum of 3.0 CLE credit hours, of which 1.0 credit hour can be applied towards the professional practice requirement, 1.0 credit hour can be applied towards the skills requirement, and 1.0 credit hour can be applied towards the ethics requirement.

Payment Options: This program is free for all current volunteers with Lawyers Alliance for New York. It is $150 for all other attorneys. Full or partial scholarships are available based on need.

Registration: All current volunteers should register by e-mailing their name and preferred e-mail for contact to CLEregistrar15@lawyersalliance.org. All others may register online by clicking here.

Lawyers Alliance for New York has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education. This live course is appropriate for transitional and non-transitional credit for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys.