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Approved for 2.0 hours of CLE credit in Kansas and Missouri.

11/12/2015
When: Thursday, November 12, 2015
Registration & provided lunch begins at 11:00. Session begins at 11:30 and adjourns at 1:10.
Where: Kansas Law Center
1200 SW Harrison St.
Topeka, Kansas 
Contact: Dawn Phoenix
785-234-5696


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Approved for 2.0 hours of CLE credit in Kansas and Missouri. 

 

Course Schedule


11:00 a.m. • Registration & Lunch (provided)

11:30 a.m. • Non-Profits:  How to Start and Maintain a Tax Exempt Organization

Prof. Janet Thompson Jackson, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka

Lucy Hesse, Student, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka
Morgan Johnson, Student, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka
Sean McElwain Student, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka

This presentation will explain how to obtain tax exempt status.  We will describe key responsibilities & duties of non-profit boards.  We will go over Kansas and Federal requirements.  We will review best practices, and techniques in recruiting and assessing your board.

1:10 p.m. • Adjourned

 

Presenters

Janet Thompson Jackson joined Washburn University School of Law in 2004. She teaches and writes in the areas of nonprofit law, entrepreneurial law, and race & the law. She is a frequent speaker in the area of nonprofit law & governance and serves on several local and national nonprofit boards. She hosts the monthly community affairs TV show, I’ve Got Issues on KTWU-TV. Prior to teaching, Professor Jackson practiced law and was the Executive Director of a nonprofit organization in Washington, D.C., which provides housing and employment services to homeless and low-income families.

 
Lucy Hesse is a third-year law student at Washburn University School of Law. She is a legal intern in the Small Business and Nonprofit Transactional Law Clinic, where she helps aspiring entrepreneurs and philanthropists set the legal groundwork for their organizations. Lucy has a Bachelor of Business Administration, with an emphasis on Economics, from Washburn University. She is a Staff Writer for the Washburn Law Journal and a law clerk at a local law firm. She will graduate with her J.D. from Washburn Law in May of 2016.


Morgan Johnson is a third-year law student at Washburn University School of Law, originally from Memphis, TN. She received her B.A. in Music from Spelman College in Atlanta, GA. During her time at Washburn Law, she has been a part of many student organizations, served as a Director for the Children and Family Law Center, and been a Junior Editor for the Family Law Quarterly. Her areas of interest include Business and Transactional Law as well as Family Law. She will graduate with her J.D. from Washburn Law in May of 2016.
 
 

Sean McElwain is a third-year law student at Washburn University School of Law. He obtained a Bachelor’s of the Arts in History from the University of Central Missouri with a minor in Modern World Languages. He has studied Hebrew, Spanish, French, German, Chinese, and American Sign Language. He has focused his legal studies on Energy Law and Government Law. Additionally, his interest in non-profit organizations is the reason he is part of Washburn’s Small Business and Nonprofit Transactional Law Clinic. He will graduate with a J.D. from Washburn Law in December of 2015.




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