Seasoned Guidance on Pressing Issues in Nonprofit Law
From governance issues in a work-from-home world to current reporting challenges, every year seems to pose a new set of challenges for nonprofits, and this year is certainly no exception. Join our distinguished faculty for a wide-ranging and engaging discussion on hot topics and current risks in nonprofit law. Learn how to anticipate key issues and keep your clients in compliance - register today!
Review top challenges facing private foundations, public charities, and donor-advised funds (DAFs).
Delve into common Form 990 mistakes and learn how to correct them.
Explore hot topics and best practices in governance and fiduciary duties.
Anticipate and resolve common lobbying and political activity risks facing 501(c)(3)s today.
Learn how to handle challenging issues in the Form 1023 application process.
Tax and Regulatory Updates
Private Foundations, Public Charities, and DAFs, Oh My!
Top Form 990 Mistakes and How to Correct Them (with Sample Forms)
Governance and Fiduciary Duties in Challenging and Changing Times
Form 1023/1024: Advanced Methods for Establishing and Maintaining Exempt Status
The Intersection of Lobbying, Political Activities, and Employees
RANDAL T. EVANS is an attorney in private practice, focusing on the legal needs of nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations, businesses, and social enterprises. Prior to establishing a solo law practice, he worked for more than ten years in large national and international law firms, including more than eight years in the Phoenix office of a nationally-recognized tax practice. Mr. Evans has more than 20 years of experience working with nonprofit organizations, and more than 15 years of experience helping nonprofits with tax and legal issues. As part of his exempt organizations practice, he advises and represents nonprofit clients on a wide range of corporate, tax, regulatory, and transactional matters. Mr. Evans regularly works with private foundations, public charities, associations, religious organizations, health care organizations, schools and other educational organizations, international organizations, and other categories of exempt organizations. He is licensed to practice law in Arizona, and is a member of the State Bar of Arizona (Tax Law Section, chair; Business Law Section), American Bar Association (Business Law Section, Section of Taxation, Forum Committee on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law, and Forum Committee on Communications Law), and Federal Bar Association (Tax and Indian Law sections). He works with nonprofits nationally on federal tax law matters involving exempt organizations. Mr. Evans earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from the University of Mexico and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the University at Buffalo Law School, State University of New York. While in law school, he also earned graduate-level credits in urban planning and regional development and participated in a year-long clinic in community development law. Mr. Evans has earned the chartered advisor in philanthropy (CAP®) professional designation from the Richard D. Irwin Graduate School of the American College of Financial Services. He has also earned the certificate of nonprofit board consulting from BoardSource.
ALYSSA GROSS is an attorney at William C. Moran & Associates, P.C., in Williamsville, New York. Ms. Gross focuses her practice on representation of churches and nonprofits in matters of incorporation, application for tax exemption, employee issues, and real estate transactions. She has a B.A. degree in criminal justice from the University at Albany and her J.D. degree from the University at Buffalo Law School. Ms. Gross serves as chairman of the Board for The Teacher’s Desk, a regional New York nonprofit. She is admitted to practice in New York.
JENNIFER L. URBAN is the founder of Legal for Good PLLC, and devotes herself to representing charitable and nonprofit organizations throughout Minnesota and Ohio. Ms. Urban routinely assists charitable organizations and individual donors with a variety of matters, including crisis management; fiscal sponsorship; nonprofit formation; 501(c) tax exemption; merger, consolidation, and dissolution; nonprofit consulting, training, and best practices; grant compliance and financial management; property tax exemption; sales tax exemption; nonprofit-related litigation; charitable solicitation and professional fundraising; government compliance and regulatory issues; and document review and creation. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. After graduation, Ms. Urban served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Peggy L. Bryant, 10th District Court of Appeals for the State of Ohio. Before transitioning to private practice, she served four years as an assistant attorney general at the Office of the Ohio Attorney General in the Charitable Law Division. She enjoys speaking at legal education seminars, directing the nonprofit law clinic at the University of St. Thomas School of Law, and being a member of numerous prominent local legal organizations.
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