10 Questions to Help Keep Your Nonprofit Out of Legal Trouble
Thursday, July 27, 2017 10:30 am
12:00 pm ET
In-person | Atlanta, GA
There are ten questions every nonprofit executive or board member should ask in order to identify unknown legal risks to the organization.
But once you've asked those questions, how do you address those risks in order to better protect the nonprofit?
In twelve years of advising nonprofits as Executive Director of Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta, Rachel Epps Spears has received many calls from panicked nonprofit executives who just received a scary letter from the IRS, the Department of Labor, a plaintiff’s attorney, or a disgruntled employee. Rachel knows how nonprofits get into trouble, and she will use that knowledge to help your organization stay out of trouble.
Presented by: Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta
Speaker: Rachel Epps Spears, Executive Director, Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta
Rachel Epps Spears was hired as the Executive Director of Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta in 2005 when the organization was founded. Prior to joining the Partnership, Rachel was an associate in the public finance department at King & Spalding in Atlanta, Georgia.
Rachel serves on the board of the State Bar of Georgia Nonprofit Law Section and is a member of the Public Interest Executive Roundtable of the Atlanta Bar Association. She has been recognized as one of Georgia Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite and the Daily Report’s On the Rise attorneys. She has received the EPIC Inspiration Award: Unsung Devotion to Those Most in Need awarded by Emory University School of Law and the Rita A. Sheffey Public Interest Award presented by the Atlanta Bar Association.
An Atlanta native, Rachel graduated from Davidson College in 1993 with a degree in Political Science and received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1997. She lives in Morningside with her husband, two daughters and one very lazy lab mix.
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