CLE | Lawyer on Board: Service on Not-for-Profits and a Primer on How to Read Financial Statements

Thursday, February 9, 2017 | Noon to 2 p.m. | CNY Philanthropy Center | Second Floor Ballroom | 431 E. Fayette St. | Syracuse, NY 13202 | 2.0 MCLE credits (1.5 Skills, 0.5 Ethics) | COST: $40 Member, $60 Non-Member, $20 Paralegal, FREE to Lifetime/Agency/Student | Under NYS rules this CLE has been approved for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys | Tuition waivers available | Come hungry PIZZA will be served!!

This CLE is brought to you by the OCBA Community Engagement Committee.

Service on a not-for-profit board is fulfilling not only for you, but it benefits the community at large. There are so many out there that can use your energy and expertise, such as:

  • Social Services
  • Health and Wellness
  • Education
  • Arts and Culture
  • Religious

Making sure you understand the responsibilities inherent to such service is the focus of this info-packed seminar. You will be provided with the basics you’ll need relative to your personal and professional exposure as a lawyer when serving on a non-for-profit or charitable board of directors.

Topics covered include:

  • Understanding your role as a private citizen who happens to be a lawyer sitting on an NFP board
  • Statutory changes to New York’s Not-for-Profit Corporation Law stemming from updates to the Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013
  • Government Regulations and Oversight

PLUS, receive an introduction to understanding the myriad financial statements attendant to board service

  • Learn how to read a profit & loss statement
  • Understand how a balance sheet can limit understanding an organization’s overall financial status
  • Income and cash flow statements demystified
  • EBITDA, what is that?



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