The Nonprofit Corporations Committee of the Business Law Section and LegalCORPS are
Assessing Nonprofits’ Legal Needs
This program should be helpful for attorneys who serve as board members of, or volunteer in other ways for, nonprofit organizations and want to help “issue spot” for their organizations.
The program will also prepare participants to provide limited pro bono legal assistance to nonprofits through the LegalCORPS Nonprofit Legal Needs Assessment Program.
8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Michael Vitt, Executive Director, LegalCORPS
Introductions & Program Overview • Explain LegalCORPS Nonprofit Legal Needs Assessment program • Discussion of Attorneys’ Roles as Nonprofit Board Members
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Glen R. McCluskey, Business Launch & Legal Services LLC
Assessing a Nonprofit’s Legal Needs • Substantive Areas of Law • Materials: Checklist, Resource List
11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (.5 Ethics Credit):
Patrick R. Burns, Lawyers Professional Responsibility Office
Ethics & Professional Responsibility • Considerations in Advising and Representing Nonprofits • Considerations for Attorneys as Nonprofit Board Members
2.5 hours of Standard CLE credits and .5 Ethics credit applied for. The event code is 165441.
Date: Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Registration and breakfast will begin at 8:00 a.m., followed by the program from 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location: MSBA Offices, 600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 380, 3rd Floor of the City Center Building, Downtown Minneapolis, MN 55402
Business Law Section Member or a LegalCORPS Volunteer: $15.00
MSBA Members: Join the Business Law Section & Attend This Meeting for FREE: $20.00
MSBA Member But Not a Member of the Business Law Section: $25.00
Non-MSBA Members: $30.00
Law Students: Free
Teleconferencing is available. Registrations must be received by Friday, March 30. Teleconferencing instructions will be sent by
e-mail on Monday, April 2.
Refunds will be processed for cancellation requests received in writing on or before noon on the registration deadline. Requests should be directed to the event contact person listed at the bottom of this notice. Cancellation requests received after this time are not eligible for refunds. You may send a colleague in your place if you are unable to join us and the registration deadline has passed.