Committees, Programs & Sections

Nonprofit Law

The purpose of this Section shall be to establish and maintain, as an integrated group, members of the State Bar of Georgia who are legal advisors in the field of nonprofit law; to provide an opportunity for the exchange of information and ideas; to improve the professional responsibility with respect to the practice of nonprofit law; to provide, serve and act as a central association and forum for the study, discussion, resolution, collection and dissemination of ideas, information, data, conclusions and solutions with respect to, and common problems created by, the field of nonprofit law.

Dues: $25/yr
Section Year:  June to June (one year term)

Section Officers

Matthew John Gries, chair
Sutherland
999 Peachtree Street N.E., Suite 2300
Atlanta, GA 30309-3996
Phone: (404) 853-8619
Fax: (404) 853-8806
Email: matthew.gries@sutherland.com

Rachel Epps Spears, vice chair
Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta
999 Peachtree Street, Suite 2300
Atlanta, GA 30309
Phone: (404) 407-5059
Fax: (404) 853-8806
Email: rachel.spears@pbpatl.org

Melinda Ellen Simon, secretary/treasurer
Emory University
101 Administration Building
Atlanta, GA 30322
Phone: (404) 712-1169
Fax: (404) 712-5522
Email: melinda.simon@emory.edu

W.Marshall Sanders, immediate past chair 
Alston & Bird LLP
One Atlantic Center
1201 West Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309-3424
Phone: (404) 881-4448
Fax: (404) 253-8548
Email: marshall.sanders@alston.com

Section Meetings

Membership Roster