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May 2019

Best Practices for Non-Profits: Managing Personnel Files and Preparing Employee Documentation – Webinar

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Seattle, WA United States

Jackson Lewis P.C. and Exponentum are pleased to present a complimentary webinar for nonprofit employers. This webinar will share best practices for HR record keeping and personnel files, including what types of separate files to maintain, what should be in each file, and the basics of file maintenance and retention. We will also share tips on: how to prepare effective documentation; what to do and what not to do; how documentation plays a part in court; and tips on how…

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June 2019

Let’s Go Legal! – Aberdeen

June 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Grays Harbor College, 1620 Edward P Smith Dr
Aberdeen, WA 98520 United States
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Free

Let's Go Legal covers the five main topics board members need to know: State Law, Federal Law, Fundraising, Employment, and Intellectual Property. Let's Go Legal shows how your organization is like a car. You need to register it with the state, driving on federal roads involves an additional set of rules, you need fuel to move your car forward (that's the money part), the people in the car matter, and the look and feel of your car make it special.…

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Nonprofit Bylaws – Webinar

June 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Seattle, WA United States
Free

All nonprofits need bylaws. Bylaws are the governing document for the nonprofit and its board of directors. But what does that mean? What is the real purpose of the bylaws and what provisions should be in the bylaws? This training for nonprofit leaders will cover the purpose of nonprofit bylaws, and explain all necessary or recommended nonprofit bylaw provisions. This training is excellent for those who are going to start a nonprofit, or would like to review and update their…

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We are a 501c3! Now what? All you need to know about nonprofit compliance. + FREE legal clinic

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
515 W Harrison st. Kent, WA 98032, 515 W Harrison St.
Kent, WA 98032 United States
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$10

This workshop is essential for nonprofits that have received their 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. We will cover state and federal legal compliance requirements for nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations as well as best-practices for nonprofit governance. This workshop is designed for nonprofit board members or staff interested in nonprofit law basics. It is appropriate for organizations with or without staff. 5:30 - 6:00pm - Hot dinner is served 6:00 - 8:00pm - Training If you are a board member or volunteer for…

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July 2019

Nonprofits and Lobbying: What do I Need to Know About C4 Organizations?

July 10 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
2100 Building, 2100 24th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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$20

Community groups are recognizing the power of advocacy, lobbying and political campaigning.   Many nonprofits are doing more to move the needle to change the laws and systems to work better for their communities.  Nonprofits with 501c3 tax-exempt status can do some advocacy and lobbying, but are limited by the laws that govern their 501c3 tax-exempt status.  Creating a 501c4 organization that has broader ability to do lobbying and political activity is one way community groups are able to achieve…

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September 2019

Legal Issues for Churches and Religious Organizations

September 16 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
2100 Building, 2100 24th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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$40

This training will cover the unique legal rules and restrictions that apply to churches and religious organizations. Churches and religious organizations are nonprofit organizations and can be tax-exempt from Federal taxes, but the rules are different from the typical charitable nonprofits that obtain tax-exemption under IRS code section 501c3. There are also many state laws that affect churches and religious organizations. Come and learn about: The difference between a Church, Religious Organization, and Charitable Nonprofit, How State and Federal tax…

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Day of Caring – Free Legal Clinic!

September 26 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2100 Building, 2100 24th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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Free

Microenterprise and Nonprofit Legal Clinic (FREE Legal Consultation with an Attorney) Date: Thursday, September 26, 2019 Time: 45-minute appointments available between 4:00 – 8:00 pm Location:  2100 Building, 2100 24th Avenue, South, Seattle Cost: FREE – food provided! Wayfind-Nonprofit Assistance Center is partnering with United Way of King County and Ventures to offer free business law consultations to microenterprises and nonprofits. Sign up to meet with a lawyer, at no cost, and ask them your legal questions about your business…

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What Type of Legal Entity Should I Create to Start my Business?

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2100 Building, 2100 24th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144 United States
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Free

Date:        September 26, 2019 Time:        6:00 – 7:00pm Location: 2100 Building, 2100 24th Avenue, South, Seattle Cost:         FREE At our upcoming Day of Caring Clinic, we will be offering a training called What Type of Legal Entity Should I Create to Start My Business?  This training will focus on examining the different types of business entities (limited liability corporations, partnerships, S –Corps, C-Corps, etc) and why one entity is better for your business then another.  We will…

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October 2019

Advocacy for Nonprofits: Best Practices

October 2 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
515 W Harrison st. Kent, WA 98032, 515 W Harrison St.
Kent, WA 98032 United States
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$10

This training will be an interactive panel discussion featuring the voices of local nonprofit leaders who have actively participated in advocacy efforts within Washington State. A great chance to hear about wins, losses, and more, this training will give you some ideas for how your nonprofit can advocate directly for what your community needs! Hot dinner provided at 5:30pm, training begins promptly at 6:00pm.

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Best Practices for Non-Profits: Managing Employee Leaves of Absence and Accommodation Requests

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Seattle, WA United States
Free

FREE! Jackson Lewis P.C. and Exponentum ® are pleased to present this complimentary webinar for non-profit employers on October 3rd from 10:00am to 11:00 am PST.   This webinar will explain the legal obligations on non-profit employers under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act and discuss best practices for managing employee leaves of absence and requests for workplace accommodations.  Executive directors, in-house counsel, human resources professionals, board members, and other leaders of non-profit organizations are…

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