BEFORE YOU SERVE: Nonprofit Board Membership 101

Date: 11.28.12
Time: 5:45pm - 7:30pm
Location: Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell, Republic Plaza, 370 Seventeenth Street, Suite 4500, Downtown Denver
Sponsored By: Next Gen Young Professionals Group

Thinking about serving on a nonprofit board?  Join us at 5:45pm and meet other Denver-metro young professionals with similar interests.  Enjoy drinks and light appetizers, then learn about the opportunities and benefits of nonprofit board service at 6:15pm.  Panelists will discuss:

• Reasons to serve
• Identifying prospects
• Navigating involvement
• Ethical considerations for lawyers*
• Ideas for young professional

Host & Moderator: 

Theresa Wardon, Associate, Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell                                               

Connie Proulx, Director of Marketing, Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell and Executive Director, Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell Foundation


Mark Clouatre, Partner, Wheeler Trigg O'Donnell

Nancy Cohen, Director, MilitichCohen, P.C.

Karen DuWaldt, Partner, Kiovsky DuWaldt, LLC

Kristy Judd, Executive Director, Denver Metro Volunteers

RSVP by November 21, 2012 to 
Questions:  303.244.1979  or

Goodwill donations to The Gathering Place will be accepted that evening or may be made online at

Session will cover:

Ethical Issues with Serving on Nonprofit Boards
Attorneys are often invited to serve on nonprofit boards of directors.  In the course of such service, the attorney may be asked to provide legal advice and counsel to the organization.  However, giving such advice can present a number of ethical considerations, such as conflicts of interest for the attorney as well as potential exposure to professional malpractice claims. Attorney Nancy Cohen will discuss these issues and how to avoid the potential pitfalls.