BEFORE YOU SERVE: Nonprofit Board Membership 101
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions: 303.244.1979 or www.wtotrial.com
Goodwill donations to The Gathering Place will be accepted that evening or may be made online at http://www.tgpdenver.org/donate.
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.