Thursday, April 13, 2023
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Join our experienced faculty, and colleagues from around the state, for the most up-to-date information on issues and developments affecting the nonprofit law sector, with a special track of sessions covering the core concepts of nonprofit law. Don't miss –
Plus – 3 Special Sessions on the Core Concepts of Nonprofit Law
8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
CHECK-IN & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
9:00 – 9:05 a.m.
Welcome & Introduction
– Heidi N. Christianson, Gregory A. Larson & Emmett D. Robertson, Course Co-Chairs
9:05 – 9:35 a.m.
State of the State for Nonprofits in Minnesota
– Nonoko Sato
9:35 – 10:05 a.m.
Minnesota Attorney General’s 2023 Update
– Minnesota Attorney General Keith M. Ellison & Assistant Attorney General Carol Washington
10:05 – 10:15 a.m.
10:15 – 10:30 a.m.
Legislative Initiatives Non-Profit Attorneys Need to Know
– Marie Ellis
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
IRS Exempt Organizations Update
– Eve Rose Borenstein
11:30 – 11:45 a.m.
DISTRIBUTION OF BOXED LUNCHES (provided by Minnesota CLE)
11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Fiduciary Duties in Real Life
Practical observations, examples and takeaways on tricky fiduciary duties situations that impact the nonprofit board and legal counsel.
– Sara Gross Methner & Nadege J. Souvenir
12:30 – 12:45 p.m.
12:45 – 1:45 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION A
Nonprofit 101 – Complying with the Minnesota Nonprofit Corporation Act
– Kimberly A. Lowe
5 Key Issues When Advising Private Foundations
– Brianna M. Mooty
Charitable Solicitation 101 – Staying Compliant and Avoiding Mistakes
– Emmett D. Robertson
1:45 – 1:55 p.m.
PI BREAK – Enjoy a piece of pie on national PI day!
1:55 – 2:55 p.m.
BREAKOUT SESSION B
Tax Exemption 101 – Rules, Compliance and Issue-Spotting for Federal and State Exemptions
– Heidi N. Christianson
Grantmaking Best Practices
– Sarah Duniway & Gregory A. Larson
Ethical Considerations for Lawyers on Nonprofit Boards
1.0 ethics credit applied for
– Mackenzie P. McNaughton
2:55 – 3:00 p.m.
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Strategies for Preventing Fraud in the Charitable Sector
– Christa DeBoer, Joseph T. Dixon, Jason W. Olson & Maria A. Schwingler
– Emmett D. Robertson (moderator)
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Minnesota CLE Conference Center
600 Nicollet Mall, Suite 370
Seventh Street & Nicollet Mall, Third Floor City Center
Thursday, April 13, 2023
Online replay includes all plenary and breakout sessions. A moderator will be available to answer questions by email.
$325 MSBA members / $325 paralegals / $375 standard rate
Other discounts that may apply:
Need-based scholarships are available for in-person and online seminars. For further information or to obtain a scholarship application, contact us at 800-759-8840 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Minnesota CLE is applying to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 6.0 CLE credits, including 1.0 ethics credit for session #203. The maximum number of total credits attendees may claim for this program is 6.0 credits.