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Caution! Attorneys on Boards
Date: 03/20/2012
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
Experience Level: Basic to Intermediate
MCLE Credit: As of 03/19/2014, this program is no longer eligible for MCLE Credit.
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Board membership is a great way to give back to the community, meet interesting people and expand your skill set. Nonprofits often seek out lawyers to serve on their boards. Do you know what your responsibilities are when you serve as a director? Are you able to separate your role as a director from your role as counsel? This seminar will provide an overview of directors' roles and responsibilities, ethical and other issues particular to attorneys who serve on boards and how to identify and judge board opportunities. The presentation will include a discussion of hypotheticals to illustrate the specific ethical and other issues affecting attorneys who serve on boards.

Norah L. Jones, Quarles & Brady LLP
Michael Fine, McDermott Will & Emery
Steven Hunter, Quarles & Brady LLP

Erica L. Spangler Raz, The Law Project of the Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights

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