2018 Leadership Symposium


2018 Leadership Symposium
A Symposium for Successful Trial Lawyer Association Governance
NATLE President - Matthew Hass, CEO, Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association

Facilitator: Tiffany McGee, CAE, Chief Executive Officer, Texas Trial Lawyers Association

The program begins at 9:00 a.m. and concludes at 2:00 p.m. Hot breakfast, breaks, and lunch are included.

Discussion Topics:

  • Different types of non-profits and their unique legal requirements.
  • Best practices in board governance and staff management and the differences between the two. (Spoiler Alert: The board leads, the staff manages.)
  • A Checklist of board tools, including: 
    • Articles of Incorporation
    • Bylaws
    • Minutes
    • Strategic Plan
    • Financial Statements
  • Governance risks and how to manage and mitigate those risks.
  • The board member as fundraiser
  • Strategic planning: what it is and how it can save the organization countless human, financial, and emotional resources.
  • A board orientation primer and why it is essential.
  • And everyone's favorite: best practices for filing IRS form 990.



Seattle Marriott Waterfront
2100 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA 98121
Click here for hotel reservations or call 1-800-228-9290.

NATLE has negotiated a discounted room rate at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront of $229 exclusively for Leadership Symposium attendees. Reservations must be made by Thursday, October 18, 2018, for the group rate. However, the room block is expected to sell out before this date so make your reservations now. 

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy
The NATLE cancellation policy applies to all paid meeting events, including social events. All cancellations or changes must be received in writing. Cancellations received on or before October 12th will receive 100% of the registration fee paid. Cancellations received between October 13th and October 26th will receive 50% of the registration fee paid. We regret that due to guarantees required, no refunds can be given after October 26th. Thank you for understanding that your request for an exception to this policy will cost NATLE money.