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The Ethics of Serving Nonprofits – SPOKANE
May 20, 2015 | 9:30 am – 12:30 pm$60 – $120
This seminar will examine the roles and responsibilities of attorneys as both board members and legal counsel of nonprofit organizations. We will explain how to effectively and ethically wear both your board member and your attorney hats, as well as the basics of nonprofit law that every attorney working with nonprofit organizations should know. We will answer the following questions and more. We will cover Washington State law requirements ncluding fiduciary duties of board members, and legal ethics rules on conflicts of interest. We explore the ethics of serving on a nonprofit board as an attorney.
• What is your role as an attorney-board member?
• How can you ensure that the nonprofit you are serving meets all legal requirements to stay healthy and effective?
• What ethical traps should you avoid as a nonprofit board member or advisor?
Presenters: Stephen Faust, Faust Law Firm, Susan Amstadter, Gonzaga University and Jeanne Marie Clavere, Washington State Bar Association
$120 General Admission/Attorneys with CLE credit, $100 Wayfind Volunteer attorneys with CLE Credit, $60 nonprofit leaders
Light Breakfast will be served.
2.75 CLE Credit approval pending, including 2 ethics credits.