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Managing Employee Requests to Telework 

May 26, 2022
After several months (and years) of remote work, nonprofits and their employees continue to consider the pros and cons of remote, hybrid and in-person work.   As you receive requests from employees who want to continue to work remotely, there are some important factors to consider with each ask.  This article from Greenberg Glusker outlines important considerations for employers as they evaluate telework requests and suggestions to reduce risk.  The article references California law, and as such, those sections explicitly outlining …

Handling Problem Volunteers:  Tips to Minimize the Risks of a Difficult Do-gooder

May 25, 2022
Nonprofits rely on volunteers to help them fulfill their missions everyday. Some nonprofits rely on a volunteer base more heavily than others, but all nonprofits eventually encounter a difficult volunteer. In this episode of the PBPA Podcast, Elizabeth Newton will speak to us about how to effectively and legally deal with challenging volunteers.   Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta · Handling Problem Volunteers: Tips to Minimize the Risks of a Difficult Do-gooder Episode 27 Transcript

Managing the Risks of Overseas Volunteer Trips

May 20, 2022
Date and time: June 8, 2022 10am After two-years of staying grounded during the pandemic, you’ve organized a trip abroad and recruited a group of volunteers who are ready to fly out.  But when traveling abroad, there are situations in which safety and security issues may outweigh the advantages of international experiences. What happens if something goes wrong? What happens if one of your volunteers is seriously injured, or even killed? Who is held legally responsible? Don’t …

Delta’s legal pros give back to hometown nonprofits

May 18, 2022
Delta’s top-tier legal professionals are sharing their skills with nonprofits across Atlanta, deepening our relationships with our hometown community by providing pro bono legal assistance to help those who need it most. One of the Delta Law Department’s most significant and long-running relationships is with Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta, which connects volunteer attorneys with Georgia nonprofits needing legal services. Through its volunteer network, PBPA’s nonprofit clients are stronger and better able to serve the underserved and disadvantaged. Since …

Political Activities of Nonprofit Board Members and Employees

April 28, 2022
501(c)(3)s are prohibited from engaging in political activity, but what about the leaders of the organization?  What happens when a board member runs for political office?  Or a nonprofit ED is invited to speak at a political rally for a personal friend?  Individuals running a nonprofit have their own personal views and political activity, but sometimes the line between personal and professional gets blurry.  This article includes several examples and outlines specific precautions an organization should take …

Better Preparing for Future Turnover

April 26, 2022
It is a tight labor market these days!  What is an employer supposed to do when tight labor markets leads to high employee turnover?  Be prepared!  In this episode of the PBPA Podcast, Christian Turner, Senior Counsel at Chick-Fil-A, and Justine Cowan, Corporate Counsel with PBPA, provide insight on how to anticipate and better prepare for both the legal and practical implications of employee, board & volunteer turnover.  Join us as we discuss how policies and planning …
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Managing Employee Requests to Telework 


After several months (and years) of remote work, nonprofits and their employees continue to consider the pros and cons of remote, hybrid and in-person work.   As you receive requests from employees who want to continue to work remotely, there are some important factors to consider with each ask.  This article from Greenberg Glusker outlines important considerations for …

May 26, 2022


Handling Problem Volunteers:  Tips to Minimize the Risks of a Difficult Do-gooder


Nonprofits rely on volunteers to help them fulfill their missions everyday. Some nonprofits rely on a volunteer base more heavily than others, but all nonprofits eventually encounter a difficult volunteer. In this episode of the PBPA Podcast, Elizabeth Newton will speak to us about how to effectively and legally deal with challenging volunteers.   Pro Bono Partnership …

May 25, 2022


Managing the Risks of Overseas Volunteer Trips


Date and time: June 8, 2022 10am After two-years of staying grounded during the pandemic, you’ve organized a trip abroad and recruited a group of volunteers who are ready to fly out.  But when traveling abroad, there are situations in which safety and security issues may outweigh the advantages of international experiences. What happens if …

May 20, 2022


Delta’s legal pros give back to hometown nonprofits


Delta’s top-tier legal professionals are sharing their skills with nonprofits across Atlanta, deepening our relationships with our hometown community by providing pro bono legal assistance to help those who need it most. One of the Delta Law Department’s most significant and long-running relationships is with Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta, which connects volunteer attorneys with …

May 18, 2022


Political Activities of Nonprofit Board Members and Employees


501(c)(3)s are prohibited from engaging in political activity, but what about the leaders of the organization?  What happens when a board member runs for political office?  Or a nonprofit ED is invited to speak at a political rally for a personal friend?  Individuals running a nonprofit have their own personal views and political activity, but …

April 28, 2022


Better Preparing for Future Turnover


It is a tight labor market these days!  What is an employer supposed to do when tight labor markets leads to high employee turnover?  Be prepared!  In this episode of the PBPA Podcast, Christian Turner, Senior Counsel at Chick-Fil-A, and Justine Cowan, Corporate Counsel with PBPA, provide insight on how to anticipate and better prepare …

April 26, 2022


Webcast: Contracting 101 for Nonprofits


Nonprofits commonly enter into agreements with sponsors, vendors, and even fellow nonprofits. Most of the time everything goes off without a hitch. However, do you know how to protect your nonprofit in the event that something doesn’t go as planned? During this webcast, our speakers will help nonprofits understand: • Why have a formal written …


Shout Out to Volunteers


Thank you to the 374 volunteers (as of April 5) who have signed up for a pro bono project in 2021! We could not have done it without you Click here for a list of individuals who have volunteered so far this year. From: Paint LoveTo: Joe FreemanThank you so much for your time and …

April 8, 2022


2022 Volunteers


Thank you to the 374 attorney volunteers (as of April 5) who gave nonprofit clients pro bono advice! We could not have done it without you. Click here to add your name to the list below. Abby Larimer Adrian Jaume Alan Rosselot Alex Drummond Alex Hecht Alex Lilly Alisha Wyatt Amanda Witt Ami Rodrigues Amy …

April 5, 2022


Hire Heroes – Helping Everyday Heroes


Hire Heroes USA, a national nonprofit organization headquartered in Alpharetta, empowers U.S. military members, veterans, and spouses to succeed in the civilian workforce by providing personalized, one-on-one employment assistance throughout their career search. Job seekers receive a high-quality resume, job search strategies, interview advice, and LinkedIn guidance. Additionally, Hire Heroes connects individuals to other resources …


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