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Let’s Go Legal – Webinar
March 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Let’s Go Legal covers the five main topics board members need to know: State Law, Federal Law, Fundraising, Employment, and Intellectual Property. Let’s Go Legal shows how your organization is like a car. You need to register it with the state, driving on federal roads involves an additional set of rules, you need fuel to move your car forward (that’s the money part), the people in the car matter, and the look and feel of your car make it special. It covers what you need to know about each of these topics and provides an easy checklist to make sure your organization covers it all.
We will take some deeper dives into nonprofit law topics along the way: by-laws and how to use them to strengthen your board practice, advocacy and ways to grow your mission within the public sector.
This is a free webinar.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This webinar is designed for nonprofit board members or staff interested in nonprofit law basics. It is appropriate for organizations with or without staff.
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS
Nancy Bacon, Washington Nonprofits
Nancy is a teacher and instructional designer who has served in the nonprofit roles of executive director, founding program director, board member, and volunteer since 1996. She led the teams creating Finance Unlocked, Boards in Gear, Let’s Go Legal, and Strategic Planning in Nonprofits and regularly teaches on nonprofits topics in communities across Washington.
Tony Ramsey, Karr Tuttle Campbell
Tony Ramsey is an attorney with Karr Tuttle Campbell and is a member of the firm’s trusts and estates and taxation practice groups. In his practice, Tony regularly advises tax-exempt organizations on legal issues related to formation, corporate governance, and qualification for and maintenance of tax-exempt status. Prior to joining the firm, Tony was a summer associate with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation where he supported the legal team in providing guidance across a variety of areas including tax, transactional, employment, and operations. He currently serves as an adjunct professor with the Graduate Program in Taxation at the University of Washington School of Law and as a mentor attorney with Wayfind’s “Start-up Advocates Program.” Tony earned his B.A. degree from Seattle University and both his J.D. and LL.M. in taxation degrees from the University of Washington School of Law.