Casner & Edwards Attorneys Anita S. Lichtblau and Sharon C. Lincoln to Speak at MCLE Nonprofit Law Conference 2023

BOSTON, MA, April 26, 2023 – Casner & Edwards partners Anita S. Lichtblau and Sharon C. Lincoln will speak at the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education’s (MCLE) 24th Annual Nonprofit Law Conference 2023 on May 3. The conference will explore the many ways in which charitable activities may be funded, factoring in philanthropic and organizational perspectives, and practical and legal considerations. Lichtblau will co-chair the program and will present during the session, “Federal and State Grants: Costs and Considerations.” Lincoln will present during the session, “Collaborative Funding Arrangements.” Lichtblau advises nonprofit organizations on a wide variety of legal issues, including formation of organizations and application for tax-exempt status, maintenance of tax-exempt status, governance, lobbying and political activity. She specializes in the creation of corporate policies, employment matters and government and private grants and contracts. Lichtblau is co-chair of the Boston Bar Association (BBA) Chapter 180 Working Group, member of the BBA Tax-Exempt Organization Section, and member of the Board of Directors of the Rebecca Pomroy Foundation.

Lincoln’s practice focuses on providing clients with strategic advice designed to support and enhance their philanthropic goals. To that end, she assists nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations, as well as for-profit social ventures, in connection with a wide range of tax, corporate, transactional, and governance matters. Lincoln is licensed in Massachusetts and California and assists clients located on both coasts, also representing them in matters concerning the IRS, the Massachusetts Attorney General, and the California Attorney General and Franchise Tax Board. Lincoln is a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) Tax Section, the ABA Tax Section’s State and Local Tax Executive Committee, the Board of Directors of the TEGE Exempt Organizations Council, the California Lawyers Association, the Boston Bar Association Tax-Exempt Organization Steering Committee, and the Board of Directors of the Associates of the Boston Public Library.

MCLE is the Massachusetts legal community's premier provider of hands-on educational programs and reference materials. Their mission is to keep raising the caliber of lawyers' professional and ethical service by providing comprehensive and practical continuing legal education of the highest quality to the broadest possible audience.

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