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What Lawyers Need to Know About Nonprofit Board Service

Recorded on: Aug. 3, 2017
Running Time: 01:32:19

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Taken from the Web Program Serving on a Nonprofit Board: Practical & Ethical Considerations for Attorneys recorded August, 2017 in New York.

What Lawyers Need to Know About Nonprofit Board Service [01:32:19]
  • Doing your due diligence – the questions to ask and documents to request before you join a nonprofit board
  • Understanding the structure of nonprofit organizations and your fiduciary duties as a board member
  • Bringing maximum value to your role: how can you best assist your fellow board members with business decisions, risk management, and legal decisions
  • Understanding liability, insurance, and indemnification

The purchase price of this segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available online:

  • Basics of Charitable Nonprofit Organizations (April 27, 2017)
    David G. Samuels
  • Considerations for Lawyers Serving on a Nonprofit Board
    Nancy Eberhardt, Courtney Darts
  • Best Practices Checklist and Resource Guide for Attorney Board Members (May 15, 2017)
    Jennifer Chandler
  • Attorney-Board Member Self-Awareness Assessment
    Jennifer Chandler
  • What Makes a Good Board Member?
    Jennifer Chandler
  • Right from the Start: Responsibilities of Directors of Not-for-Profit Corporations (May 15, 2015)
  • Internal Controls and Financial Accountability for Not-for-Profit Boards (April 13, 2015)

Presentation Material

  • Serving on a Nonprofit Board: Practical and Ethical Considerations for Attorneys
Jennifer Chandler ~ Vice President, National Council of Nonprofits
Courtney Darts ~ Legal Director, Pro Bono Partnership
Nancy Eberhardt ~ Executive Director, Pro Bono Partnership
David G Samuels ~ Duval & Stachenfeld LLP
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