Workshop leader and speaker at annual Nonprofit Governance Symposium at the University of San Diego. This workshop outlined annual compliance requirements for nonprofit organizations as to IRS, Franchise Tax Board, and Attorney General filings. The workshop was intended to provide guidance to help nonprofit entrepreneurs ensure proper maintenance of tax-exempt status by providing an overview on how to reduce overall legal risks and liabilities commonly faced by nonprofit organizations. This workshop also discussed employment issues surrounding staff, volunteers and independent contractors, the necessity of internal policies and insurance coverage, common provisions that should be included in every contract, as well as, licensing and permitting requirements.

Client Reviews

Mary is a very professional and dedicated attorney. She was able to register our NGO in a timely manner despite several challenges.

Dalia Alzendi

Bridge Collaborative Communities

Mary is an important part of our team. Countless times she has guided our organization with her expert knowledge through difficult paths.

Mike Carlisle

San Diego Southern Baptist Association

Mary is incredibly responsive, committed, and diligent in her counsel not only up-front, but for all ongoing support also.

Kristopher Corso