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You're a Lawyer...Answer My Quick Nonprofit Question 2018

Product ID: CA2827D
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Nonprofit know-how

With nearly 34,000 nonprofits in Wisconsin alone, chances are you know someone in a nonprofit or are involved in one yourself. When a nonprofit has legal questions, they'll most likely start with a lawyer they know – you.

You're a Lawyer … Answer My Quick Nonprofit Question is for attorneys who don't normally assist nonprofits in their practice but who want to help when asked.

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Nonprofit know-how

With nearly 34,000 nonprofits in Wisconsin alone, chances are you know someone in a nonprofit or are involved in one yourself. When a nonprofit has legal questions, they'll most likely start with a lawyer they know – you.

You're a Lawyer … Answer My Quick Nonprofit Question is for attorneys who don't normally assist nonprofits in their practice but who want to help when asked.

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Melissa A. Scholz is the founder of Scholz Nonprofit Law, a firm she started in 2010 to provide practical legal and strategic advice to nonprofits. She and her colleagues serve nonprofits of all sizes and types, ranging from small community-based social service organizations to large, national associations.

Prior to starting her firm, Melissa worked in the corporate, tax, healthcare, and political law practices at a large Wisconsin-based law firm. She received her B. A. from Stanford University in 1985 and her J.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1995.

Jessica Y. Harrison is an attorney with Scholz Nonprofit Law. She focuses on serving nonprofits from initial planning through dissolution.

Prior to joining the firm, Jessica clerked for the Hon. Barbara Crabb of the Western District of Wisconsin and worked for the East Asian Legal Studies Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School. She earned an undergraduate degree from Duke University. She has a master's degree in French literature and a law degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

  • Explore the basics of advising small, community nonprofits
  • Understand compliance concerns and the activities you're permitted to perform on a nonprofit's behalf
  • Learn how to determine if a group qualifies as a nonprofit
  • Know when an organization should incorporate
  • Discover whether the nonprofit should apply for tax-exempt status
  • Attorneys serving on a nonprofit board
  • Any lawyer wanting a refresher on legal advice to help local nonprofits
  • General practitioners
  • Corporate and in-house counsel
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