Legal Corner: Avoiding Trouble While Doing Good

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If you don't know your nonprofit's legal limits or your state’s Attorney General’s role in regulating your nonprofit and your charitable giving, you probably should.

Join NTEN for our first Legal Corner with Assistant Attorneys General Bob Carlson of Missouri and Kevin Wells of Arkansas to learn about the top legal issues that nonprofits run into and how you can avoid those situations. From donation solicitations to audits, the State Attorneys General oversee nonprofit compliance. Their top 10 list of most important issues will open your organization's eyes and show you how failing to be sufficiently transparent or violating state fundraising laws could bring about unwanted attention.

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In this webinar, you'll learn:

  • An understanding of the State Attorneys General and their mission to protect charities and charitable assets
  • The 10 issues that Attorneys General care the most about
  • How to keep your organization in the clear

About the Presenters


Bob Carlson is an assistant attorney general in Missouri where he coordinates nonprofit and charity law issues for the Missouri attorney general's office. He is the president of the National Association of State Charity Officials and co-chairs its multi-state investigation committee.


Kevin Wells is a graduate of the University of Minnesota, and an assistant attorney general in the Consumer Protection Division of the Arkansas Attorney General’s Office. He is responsible for charity law issues, and serves on the board for the National Association of State Charity Officials.


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