Hot Legal Topics for Churches Webinar

October 23, 2018

Webinar Details

  • Date: Tuesday, October 23
  • Duration: 60-Minute Webinar
  • Time: 1:00pm EDT ~ 12:00pm CDT ~ 11:00am MDT ~ 10:00am PDT

Join us for the webinar on Hot Legal Topics for Churches with Steven Goodspeed, Shareholder with Middlebrook | Goodspeed, PLLC, and Mark Francis Juba, senior associate with Middlebrook | Goodspeed, PLLC.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore Key and Emerging Church Employment, Governance, and Operations Law Updates
  • Emphasize Compliance with Essential Church Donation Laws
  • Examine Church Benevolence and “Disaster” Funds Under Federal Law
  • Highlight Recent Revenue Procedure 2018-15 on “Domestication”

Webinar Speakers

Steven Goodspeed

Steven Goodspeed

Steven Goodspeed, a Shareholder at Middlebrook | Goodspeed, PLLC, has practiced law for seventeen years, and is licensed in Texas and Oklahoma. He regularly represents clients nationwide in the area of nonprofit and for-profit transactional law, focusing primarily on churches, religious organizations, camps, outdoor recreational organizations, colleges and universities.

Because of the breadth of Mr. Goodspeed’s experience, he regularly engages in a broad range of projects, including general corporate matters, tax, exempt securities transactions, risk management, mergers and acquisitions and negotiating and drafting complex intellectual property, real property and employment agreements.


Mark Francis Juba

Mark Francis Juba

Mark Francis Juba is a senior associate with Middlebrook | Goodspeed, PLLC. With over thirteen years of service as an attorney, Mr. Juba served as counsel for numerous nonprofit and for-profit entities of various sizes and as a corporate litigation and transaction attorney at a large midwestern law firm. In all of these capacities, Mr. Juba’s expertise involves a broad range of transactional, litigation, corporate, compliance, governance, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, human resources, employment, and complex statutory and regulatory matters.


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