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When: Thursday, February 1, 2018
11:30 AM
Where: Oregano's Pizza Bistro
3102 N Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, Arizona  85251
United States
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Legal Rights and Duties of Your Board: What You Want to Be Sure Your Board Members Know!

Join us as Richard Onsager walks us through the legal rights and duties of a non-profit board member, most of which your board may not be aware. Learn important procedures you can implement to help insure your Board is meeting its legal and ethical responsibilities. And, come with those vexing questions that you’ve been wanting to ask!

About Our Speaker

RICHARD C. ONSAGER, attended Arizona State University where he obtained his B.A. in Philosophy.  He then attended Brown University where he received his Masters Degree.  Unfortunately, his masters degree was also in Philosophy, so after graduation he was still without marketable skills.  He therefore attended Arizona State University law school.  There he earned his J.D. degree (magna cum laude) and served as the Outside Articles Editor for the Law Review.  He then attended New York University College of Law, and received his L.L.M degree in taxation.  Upon his graduation from N.Y.U. someone was heard to comment: “Four degrees and he still can’t balance a check book.”

Dick has helped to obfuscate at least 4 Arizona statutes. He was a member of the committee that drafted the Arizona Limited Liability Company Act, the committee that prepared revisions to Arizona’s Partnership Act and Limited Partnership Act, and the committee that drafted Arizona’s new Non-Profit Corporation Act.

After helping to insure that the LLC Act was incomprehensible to all but a few insiders, he wrote a 2 volume treatise on limited liability companies (“Arizona Limited Liability Company Forms and Practice Manual” published by Data Trace Legal Publishers, Inc.) as well as the materials on limited liability companies contained in T. Thompson, et. al., Arizona Corporate Practice, published by West Publishing.  He is also the author of various articles on arcane tax topics published in obscure tax journals.  To the best of his knowledge, no one has ever read any of these articles.

Dick has served as both a visiting professor and an adjunct professor of law at Arizona State University College of Law.  At the law school he taught courses on federal income taxation, corporate tax, the taxation of partnerships and Subchapter S corporations, and business organizations.  After finishing one of Dick’s tax courses, a statistically significant number of his students decide that tax law is really not for them after all.

Dick is currently an attorney with the law firm of Onsager, Werner & Oberg, P.L.C. in Phoenix, Arizona.  He is certified as a tax specialist by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization and is a past chair of the Tax Section of the State Bar.  Dick is listed in the Best Lawyers in America, Southwest Superlawyers, the Martindale-Hubble Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, and Arizona’s Finest Lawyers.  In 2011 he was selected by the Tax Section of the Arizona State Bar to be the first recipient of the Henry Tom Outstanding Tax Attorney Award, given to an attorney “who has distinguished him or herself by making significant contributions to the field of tax law.” In 2014 and 2018 he was selected Lawyer of the Year in tax law for the Phoenix metropolitan area by Best Lawyers in America.

Thursday, February 1
Registration/Networking: 11:30am - Noon
Luncheon/Presentations: Noon – 1:30pm
Location: Oregano's Pizza Bistro
                 3102 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Cost: Members - $40 / Non-Members - $60

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