Mitigate Risk and Master Governance for Your Nonprofit Board
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There's no shortage of challenging legal issues on a non-profit's path to carrying out its mission. Advising a non-profit board requires an acute awareness of fiduciary duties, governance risks and compliance obligations. Learn what you need to know to keep your non-profit on the right track. Order today!
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The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 6.0 hours toward your annual CLE Interactive CLE requirement for the State of Arizona, including 1.0 hour of professional responsibility Interactive CLE credit.
SAMUEL G. COPPERSMITH is a partner with the law firm of Coppersmith Brockelman PLC, in Phoenix, Arizona. His practice centers on business and real estate transactions, with an emphasis on guiding nonprofit organizations in strategic initiatives, operations, and public affairs. Mr. Coppersmith represented Arizona's 1st Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives during the 103rd Congress, served as a member and as chair of the City of Phoenix Board of Adjustment, and is currently chair of the Board of Trustees of the Devereux Foundation, one of the nation's largest behavioral health providers. He is a member of the State Bar of Arizona, the State Bar of California, and the Maricopa County and American bar associations. Mr. Coppersmith is a graduate of Harvard College and Yale Law School.
MICHELLE HUHNKE is a partner with the Chicago law firm of Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger LLP, where she focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration, and charitable planning. She teaches trusts and estates law at the University of Chicago Law School. Ms. Huhnke is also a lecturer for the Investment Management Consultants Association for their program at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and has lectured for the Illinois Institute of Continuing Legal Education. She earned her undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Barnard College and her J.D. degree, with honors, from the National Law Center at George Washington University. Ms. Huhnke is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the District of Columbia Bar.
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 The 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.