Show Your Work! Nonprofit Accountability

There are lots of differences between nonprofits and for-profits, and today we're talking about a BIG one – nonprofit accountability. If you own a small business, most people don't care how much money your CEO...

Nonprofit Board Police: Conflicts Investigation Unit

  To a lot of folks on the nonprofit board, being accused of having a conflict of interest seems like the worst thing ever. But is it really? Introducing, the Conflicts Investigation Unit!! Meghan and...

The Grayest Areas of Nonprofit Employment Law

When you run a nonprofit, it is crucial to have an understanding of nonprofit employment law. A nonprofit board member regularly makes flirty comments to the executive director – does this count as sexual harassment?...

Does the Board President Get Veto Power?

One of the things I've noticed in my years as the lawyer for nonprofits is the confusion people have about the board chair or board president role. Sometimes clients come in dealing with some sort...

4 Things to Think About Before Naming an Attorney to a Nonprofit Board

I work with a lot of people who’d like to start a nonprofit, and one of first things I usually have to remind those founders is that a nonprofit startup needs board members. Once I...

Birken Law Office – Law firm serving nonprofits organizations, and foundations – Birken Law

Birken Law Office – Law firm serving nonprofits organizations, and foundations – Birken Law
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