The Ethical and Practical Considerations of Serving on a Nonprofit Board
Thursday, October 26, 2017 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Corning Incorporated (live presentation)
19th Century Room (HQ-01-C1R9A)
Michaela K. Rossettie Azemi, Esq., Regional Pro Bono Coordinator at LawNY®
Jonathan C. Placito, Esq., Community Development Attorney at LawNY®
Gabriel V. Rossettie, Esq., Partner at Rossettie, Rosettie and Martino, LLP
Courtney Darts, Esq., Director of Education, Pro Bono Partnership
Maurice K. Segall, Esq., Director, Pro Bono Partnership
Thomas R. Beall, Esq., Vice President & Chief Intellectual Property Counsel, Law Department, Corning Incorporated
Melissa J. Gambol
Full Course Title: “The Ethical and Practical Considerations of Serving on a Nonprofit Board”
Serving on a nonprofit board can be one of the most personally and professionally rewarding experiences of an attorney’s career. Whether you’re an experienced attorney or just beginning to practice, serving on a nonprofit board can open doors to opportunities, hone your advisory skills, and allow you to give back to a cause that is important to you.
The "Ethical and Practical Considerations of Serving on a Nonprofit Board" will provide practical tips and review important ethical issues for attorneys currently serving on nonprofit boards or considering joining a nonprofit board.
You will hear from a panel of private, corporate, and public sector attorneys who work with nonprofits and/or sit on nonprofit boards:
• The basics of nonprofit organizations
• Fiduciary Duties & Responsibilities of Board Members
• What questions to ask and documents to request before joining a nonprofit board
• Ethical issues and concerns for attorneys who serve on nonprofit boards
All participants must be registered for the program. Seating is limited and registration is required. Registration for the program closes on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. To register, call 607.974.0665 or 607.248.0688 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
CLE Credits: Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. ® has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York. This program will provide 1 hours of transitional CLE credit in the area of Professional Practice and .5 hours in Ethics. This program is appropriate for new attorneys, as well as experienced attorneys. This CLE program is free of charge and open to all attorneys. Partial credit for the program segments is not permitted.
There is no fee for this course.
NO FOOD IS ALLOWED IN THE CONFERENCE ROOM DURING THE PROGRAM PRESENTATION.