Walter Rogers a Featured Presenter at NC Bar Association Foundation Seminar on Charitable Giving and Non-Profit Organizations

December 18, 2006

On November 30, 2006, Smith Anderson Partner, Walter Rogers, presented at the NC Bar Association Foundation's Continuing Legal Education seminar (CLE), Beyond the Basics: Practical Issues Related to Charitable Giving and Non-Profit Organizations. This seminar provided attendees with a range of solutions to practical problems in making and accepting charitable contributions.

Mr. Rogers presented on Lawyers as Directors of Non-Profit Corporations and participated as part of a panel presentation and discussion concerning service by lawyers and Certified Public Accountants on boards of non-profit, charitable organizations. Mr. Rogers' presentation addressed several practical considerations including the duties of directors of non-profit corporations; special ethical concerns of lawyers serving as directors of their non-profit corporate clients; and limitations on lawyers representing others while serving as corporate directors.

If you would like a copy of Mr. Rogers' presentation, please contact Eileen LePage at elepage@smithlaw.com.

Mr. Rogers represents diverse clients in matters involving federal, state and local taxation; business transactions with tax implications; resolution of tax controversies; and organization formation and operation. His clients include businesses, individuals, trusts and estates; and tax-exempt organizations. His practice also includes assisting individuals with estate planning and advising executors, trustees and beneficiaries in matters of estate and trust administration. A frequent invited presenter and speaker, Mr. Rogers has written and lectured on various tax subjects including partnership taxation, tax-free exchanges, mergers and acquisitions, tax-exempt organizations, and estate and trust planning and administration.

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