Important Considerations for Lawyers Serving on Nonprofit Boards
Created on April 04, 2018
As a lawyer, it's likely that you've been asked to serve on a non-profit board (or will be asked soon). Lawyers can bring valuable skills to board service and offer a different perspective based on their experience in issue spotting and risk management. However, it's important that you and the non-profit organization are on the same page regarding your obligations as a board member and how those obligations differ from serving as legal counsel to the organization.
Join Katherine Morgan Breslin, Esq., an attorney focusing on tax-exempt and non-profit organizations, for a discussion regarding the role of lawyers on non-profit boards.
- Gain an overview of the charitable sector
- Identify potential liability and available protections
- Examine the fiduciary duties of directors
- Explore special considerations for lawyers
- Consider recommendations for protecting the organization and its directors
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