Creating Board Options for Lawyers (Webinar-Replay)

Thinking about new ways to leverage your legal expertise? Wondering what it is like to serve on a non-profit or for-profit board?  Watch the replay of our webinar  Creating Board Options for Lawyers.

If you are a senior lawyer, you might be intrigued by the idea of serving on a non-profit or for-profit board of directors. Board membership offers a high-impact way to leverage your expertise and skills. In the case of a non-profit board, it is a way to give back and find more career satisfaction later in your career. For-profit boards offer a way to grow your income and reward you for the years of knowledge you have developed about an industry.  Serving on a board is also a way for younger lawyers to grow their network.


  • How do you investigate for-profit and non-profit board options?
  • When is the best time in your career to serve on a board?
  • What do companies look for in selecting board members?
  • What do lawyers bring to the table?
  • What do non-profits look for?
  • What type of non-profit board should you join?
  • What do board members do?
  • What is the time commitment?
  • How do non-profit and for-profit boards and board roles differ?
  • How do for-profit board members get compensated?
  • Who is best suited to serve on a for-profit board? A non-profit board?
  • What written materials should you prepare to support your candidacy?
  • What is a great non-profit board experience?

At this webinar, 2 seasoned consultants offer their expert views on joining a boards, how to decide what boards to join, and what to expect if you do join a board.  Larry Stybel and Gary Morelli have several decades of experience working with for-profit and non-profit boards.  Click here to read more.