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Trainings on Nonprofit Legal Issues

Lawyers Alliance's educational seminars and workshops assist nonprofit managers, leaders of community-based and nonprofit groups, and attorneys. We cover timely legal issues while offering a practical perspective.

 

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Trainings for nonprofit managers
Non-lawyers -- especially staff and board members of New York nonprofit organizations -- are the main audience for many of these programs. Most of our programs are open to representatives of all types of nonprofit organizations. Some are specialized for grantees of certain funders or have a particular programmatic focus such as child care or elder services.

Trainings for attorneys
We also conduct a series of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programs for attorneys, indicated below by the "For Attorneys Only" in the notes column.

 
 
Calendar of Upcoming Workshops
 
Cost: Unless otherwise indicated, the registration fee for nonprofit workshops is $50/person; $40/person if we receive payment at least three days in advance; $20 for nonprofit webinars; and free for representatives of current New York Foundation grantees.

CLE programs vary in cost, depending on the format of the training and the Lawyers Alliance volunteer status of participants. See each listing for specifics.
 
  Date/Time Topic/Location Notes
 Nov 5, 2014
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

CLE Accredited Webinar (for Attorneys Only) : Incorporation and Tax Exemption with the 1023 EZ
Location: Online Webinar

For Attorneys Only
 Nov 6, 2014
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Webinars for Wise Nonprofits: Protecting Yourself and Your Intellectual Property: What You Need to Know
Location: Online Webinar

$20; Free for NYF Grantees
 Nov 12, 2014
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Webinars for Wise Nonprofits Hitting Your Goals and Limiting Your Risk: Special Event Fundraising
Location: Online Webinar

$20; Free for NYF Grantees
 Nov 13, 2014
06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Becoming a Nonprofit: Incorporation and Tax Exemption - PM Session
Location: Lawyers Alliance for New York, 171 Madison Avenue, 6th Floor

$40/$50; Free for NYF Grantees
 Nov 13, 2014
09:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Understanding the Nonprofit Revitalization Act's Impact on Your Organization: A Hands-On Clinic for Nonprofits to Meet with Legal Practitioners
Location: Lawyers Alliance for New York, 171 Madison Avenue, 6th Floor

$40.00/ Free for NYF Grantees

Registration Closed

 Nov 20, 2014
09:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Working with Your Board: Best Practices for Ensuring Good Governance
Location: Lawyers Alliance for New York, 171 Madison Avenue, 6th Floor

$40/$50; Free for NYF Grantees
 Nov 24, 2014
11:30 AM to 04:00 PM

Strategic Legal Thinking Seminar: The Role of Effective Board Committees in Nonprofit Governance
Location: Pfizer Conference Center, 235 East 42nd Street

Free of Charge
 Dec 2, 2014
09:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Making Your Voice Heard: Lobbying Within Limits
Location: Lawyers Alliance for New York, 171 Madison Avenue, 6th Floor

$40/$50; Free for NYF Grantees
 Dec 10, 2014
12:00 PM to 01:30 PM

Webinars for Wise Nonprofits: Managing Ailing Employees: Balancing Statutory Obligations and Operational Needs
Location: Online Webinar

$20; Free for NYF Grantees
 Dec 18, 2014
09:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Becoming a Nonprofit: Incorporation and Tax Exemption
Location: Lawyers Alliance for New York, 171 Madison Avenue, 6th Floor

$40/$50; Free for NYF Grantees