Luncheon – Navigating Nonprofit Ethical Challenges – presented by Maurice Segall, Pro Bono Partnership; sponsored by Robinson & Cole LLP

Mr. Segall will present on a variety of ethical issues nonprofits may face in the course of business including fundraising challenges, good governance, and conflicts of interest for board and staff.  He will discuss areas that nonprofits should be reviewing regularly and best practices to ensure a strong organization.

About Our Speaker

Maurice K. Segall, Director, CT/NY Program, Pro Bono Partnership

Mr. Segall is the Director of the CT/NY Program of Pro Bono Partnership (, which provides free business and transactional legal services to nonprofit organizations serving the disadvantaged or enhancing the quality of life in neighborhoods in Connecticut, New York and New Jersey.

Maurice provides direct legal services to nonprofit groups, coordinates and supervises the work of staff and volunteer attorneys, and frequently lectures on legal issues for nonprofits and attorneys.

Maurice was previously an associate at Cummings & Lockwood and Wofsey, Rosen, Kweskin and Kuriansky.  He serves on Board of the Fairfield County Bar Foundation the Risk Management Committee of Family and Children’s Agency (FCA).  He has also served on the Boards of several other nonprofits including FCA; the Wilton Library Association; The Connecticut Consortium for Law and Citizenship Education;  Connecticut Legal Services; and Curtain Call.

Maurice is the founder and coordinator of the Fairfield County Bar Association High School Mock Trial Competition, now in its 24th year. He is a recipient of the Liberty Bell Award from the Stamford/Norwalk Regional Bar for outstanding community service, the first practicing attorney ever to receive this honor.

Maurice is admitted to the bar in New York and Connecticut.  He is an honors graduate of both the University of Delaware and Albany Law School of Union University.