CBA Record February-March 2019

Board Match: Serving on the Board of Directors Non-for-Profit Tuesday, April 9, The Chicago Bar Association, 321 S. Plymouth Court, Chicago, Illinois Getting involved in your community, whether it be the legal community, your hometown or your law school’s alumni board, is important. While volunteering can provide you with an overall feeling of satisfaction and wholeness, it can also help your career. Being active on a volunteer board provides young attorneys the opportunity to network with senior attorneys as well as business executives and potential clients. This programwill give you an overview of how to get involved in public service, as well as expose you to the types of volunteer opportunities that are available now. During the introductory program, a panel of experienced volunteers will detail the opportunities that are available on not-for- profit volunteer boards, benefits of involvement, and educate you about the obligations, expectations, and potential liabilities of serving on a board. Get the Know: –Ethical Considerations of Serving on a Board as a Lawyer –The Benefits (and Costs) of Serving on A Board –What Organizations Look For In and Expect From Board Members: Knowledge, Fundraising and More –Getting the Most FromYour Board Experience –The Most Frequent Legal Problems Faced by Boards andWhat the State of Illinois Requires

Panel: 4:00-5:00 p.m. (1 IL PR-MCLE Credit, subject to approval) l Meet ‘n’ Greet: 5:00-6:30 p.m.

Meet ‘n’Greet with Non-Profits that Need You: After the seminar, organizations will be represented at the networking event

Program cost: CLE Advantage Members/Law Students: $0 l CBA Member: $10 l CBA Government Member: $10 l Non-member: $30

Register at or call 312/554-2056

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