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Trainings on Nonprofit Legal Issues

Lawyers Alliance's educational seminars and workshops assist nonprofit managers, leaders of community-based and nonprofit groups, and attorneys. We cover timely legal issues while offering a practical perspective.

 

Click to see a list of frequently recurring workshops or to receive workshop announcements by email.


Live Trainings for nonprofit managers
Non-lawyers -- especially staff and board members of New York nonprofit organizations -- are the main audience for many of these programs. Most of our programs are open to representatives of all types of nonprofit organizations. Some are specialized for grantees of certain funders or have a particular programmatic focus such as child care or elder services.

Recorded webinars for nonprofit managers
A select number of recorded webinars for nonprofits are available for purchase.

Trainings for attorneys
We also conduct a series of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) programs for attorneys, indicated below by the "For Attorneys Only" in the notes column.

 
 
Calendar of Upcoming Workshops
 
Cost: Unless otherwise indicated, the registration fee for nonprofit workshops is $60/person; $50/person if we receive payment at least three days in advance; $20 for nonprofit webinars; and free for representatives of current New York Foundation grantees.

CLE programs vary in cost, depending on the format of the training and the Lawyers Alliance volunteer status of participants. See each listing for specifics.
 
  Date/Time Topic/Location Notes
 Feb 27, 2019
05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Understanding Contracts: A Nonprofit Hands-On Clinic with Pro Bono Attorneys
Location: Downtown Manhattan

Free with advance registration.
 Mar 1, 2019
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Webinars for Wise Nonprofits: Managing Real Estate Challenges Series: Desk Sharing Arrangements
Location: Online Webinar

$20; Free for NYF Grantees
 Mar 4, 2019
03:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Loan Basics: Understanding Loan Documents
Location: Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, 250 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019

Free with advance registration.
Please note time & location.
 Mar 14, 2019
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Webinars for Wise Nonprofits: Structuring Earned Revenue and Business Venture Opportunities for Nonprofits
Location: Online Webinar

$20; Free for NYF Grantees
 Mar 19, 2019
09:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Limiting Your Organization's Losses: Legal Aspects of Risk Management
Location: Lawyers Alliance for New York, 171 Madison Avenue, 6th Floor

$50/60; Free for NYF Grantees
 Apr 3, 2019
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Webinars for Wise Nonprofits: Understanding New York City's Sexual Harassment Training Requirements
Location: Online Webinar

$20; Free for NYF Grantees
 Apr 15, 2019
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Webinars for Wise Nonprofits: Safeguarding Client Information: Understanding the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Location: Online Webinar

$20; Free for NYF Grantees
 Apr 18, 2019
01:00 PM to 02:00 PM

Webinars for Wise Nonprofits: Managing Real Estate Challenges Series: Legal Aspects of Strategic Planning
Location: Online Webinar

$20; Free for NYF Grantees
Please note time.
 May 7, 2019
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

Webinars for Wise Nonprofits: Careful Lobbying Compliance: Keeping Track of the Required Reports and Restrictions on Lobbyists' Activities
Location: Online Webinar

$20; Free for NYF Grantees
 Jun 19, 2019
09:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Becoming a Nonprofit: Incorporation and Tax Exemption
Location: Lawyers Alliance for New York, 171 Madison Avenue, 6th Floor

$50/60; Free for NYF Grantees