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BoneLaw Attorney Rob Pinson discusses Nonprofit Candidate Endorsement


Bone McAllester Norton attorney Rob Pinson discusses general tax-exempt status of nonprofits and the rules and regulations associated with such organizations.

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Rob Pinson is an attorney with Bone McAllester Norton. He concentrates his practice in the field of alcoholic beverage law, with an emphasis on the manufacturing tier. Rob represents numerous distilleries, wineries and breweries across the United States and is pro bono counsel to the Tennessee Distillers’ Guild. Rob also represents clients in business law, tax law, and campaign finance law. Rob offers an impressive track record when it comes to navigating the complexities of the alcoholic beverage laws as well as state and federal taxes.

Nashville’s Annual Art Crawl CLE will Feature Will Cheek

Bone McAllester Norton attorney William T. Cheek III is slated as a presenter at the Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville’s annual Art Crawl CLE, Thursday, Dec. 11. Three art galleries in downtown Nashville will host three different presentations, and attorneys are eligible for up to three hours of ethics CLE credits. Each stop will allow attendees to hear from an expert panel, view art and network.

Will is part of the “Lawyers on Arts Nonprofit Boards: Legal & Ethical Responsibilities” panel at The Rymer Gallery from 2:50 to 3:50 p.m. Other topics include “Understanding Nonprofit & Fiduciary Duties for Arts Board Members” and “Ethical Issues in Representing Pro Artist & Arts Nonprofit Clients.” A reception will follow the workshops.

One of Will’s passions is giving back to the Nashville non-profit community. He has chaired several local nonprofit boards, serves as an advocate for local arts and is a member in the firm’s Non-Profits and Tax-Exempt Entities practice.

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Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 40 attorneys and offices in Nashville, Sumner and Williamson counties, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 18 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters. Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

James Crumlin to Discuss Board Service and Fundraising in the "New Normal"

Bone McAllester Norton attorney James A. Crumlin will serve on a panel discussion regarding board service at the Center for Nonprofit Management’s Bridge to Excellence conference on Thursday, May 16 at Belmont University. The session, titled “Rethinking Board Service: Fundraising in the New Normal,” will feature examples of what makes board service successful in fundraising and in servicing the nonprofit organization and the community.

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Bone McAllester Norton PLLC is a full-service law firm with 33 attorneys and offices in Nashville and Sumner County, Tennessee. Our attorneys focus on 16 distinct practice areas, providing the wide range of legal services ordinarily required by established and growing businesses and entrepreneurs. Among our practices, we represent clients in business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, securities matters, commercial lending and creditors’ rights, commercial real estate and development, governmental regulatory matters, commercial litigation and dispute resolution, intellectual property strategy and enforcement, entertainment and environmental matters.  Our client base reflects the firm’s deep understanding and coverage of today’s leading industry and business segments. For more information, visit www.bonelaw.com.

Attorney Bill Wright Appointed to the Board of World Christian Broadcasting

Bill Wright was recently appointed to the board of Christian Broadcasting, a non-profit organization that strives to share God's Word through mass media and also to improve living conditions of its listeners.

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