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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:  July 1 to June 30 (one year term)

Section Officers

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Chair: Jacob Kaplan 

Vice Chair: Kathryn Hecker   

Secretary/Treasurer: Ballard Yelton  

Immediate Past Chair: Sabrina Fitze

At Large Members

Joel Arogeti, Kitchens Kelley Gaynes
Blake Melton, Synovus
Claire Oates, Boys and Girls Clubs of America
Kristie Piasta, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Jonathan Poole, Emory University
Tanesha Steward, Georgia Institute of Technology
DA Wilson, The Wilson Firm LLC


December 2020
September 2020
June 2020
December 2019

CLE Recordings

These recordings are for informational purposes only. No CLE credit will be given for viewing the recordings.

3/4/2021: Recent Developments for Nonprofits & Tax-Exempt Organizations and Ethics of Pro Bono and Paid Representation of Nonprofit & Tax-Exempt Organizations

3/18/2021: Fundamentals of Charitable Solicitation and Avoiding Fraud and Cyber Risk from Inside and Outside your Nonprofit


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