Advocate Training (free CLE): Representing Non-Profits and Small Business Start Ups
Free and open to attorneys and advocates: 2.75 CLE General credit hours have been requested from the Supreme Court of Ohio (Ohio only)
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of representing and assisting non-profit organizations and small business start ups. Topics include:
- Pros and cons of various types of business incorporations
- Completing and submitting required forms
- The importance of community development, and more.
Detailed Time Schedule:
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Representing Non-Profits & Small Business Start-Ups
- Jerry Bryan, Esq., Henderson, Covington, Messenger, Newman & Thomas Co., LPA
- Basics of how to represent and assist non-profit organizations and small business start-ups
- Basic corporate forms
2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Moderated Panel Presentation: Exploring the needs of non-profits and small businesses and how Legal Aid can assist either through its Neighborhood Law Project or Pro Bono resources. Focused topics include community development, supporting minority owned businesses, post-incorporation support, and community resources.
Jerry Bryan, Esq. Henderson, Covington, Messenger, Newman & Thomas Co., LPA
Gail Wilson, MCCAP Director of Akron Urban League
Misty Rogers, Regional Director for MBAC-Akron
Douglas Moseley, Interim Dir. University of Akron SEED Clinic
Raymont Johnson, Director of Family Matters Resource Center
Moderator: John Petit, Managing Attorney, Community Legal Aid
Attend online or in-person. Limited in-person seating available in our Akron and Youngstown offices.