About the Author
BRUCE R. HOPKINS (Kansas City MO) is a senior partner with the firm Polsinelli Shughart PC. He is also the author of more than 35 books, including The Law of Tax-Exempt Organizations, 10e, The Law of Fundraising, 4e, Nonprofit Law for Colleges and Universities, Nonprofit Governance, and Nonprofit Law Made Easy, as well as the monthly newsletter Bruce R. Hopkins' Nonprofit Counsel, all published by Wiley. Hopkins earned his Juris Doctorate and Master of Laws degrees at the George Washington University. He has practiced law for 40 years and is a member of the District of Columbia and Missouri bars. Hopkins received the 2007 Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer Award (Vanguard Lifetime Achievement Award) from the American Bar Association, Section of Business Law, and Committee on Nonprofit Corporations. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Nonprofit Organizations/Charities Law, 2007-2008.