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Committee on Animals & the Law – Annual Meeting (2020)

Committee on Animals & the Law – Annual Meeting (2020)


From Theory to Practice: The Legalities of Animal Shelter and Rescue Operations

This program will provide attorneys working with or for animal shelters and rescues an arsenal of resources that they can use in the everyday operations of these facilities. Popular topics that will be covered include: starting a shelter or rescue not-for-profit organization; defining what a true shelter or rescue is under the law; defining and respecting the lawyer's role as volunteer, counsel, or board member for an animal shelter or rescue; liabilities and insurance needs; essential contracts and agreements every shelter and rescue should have in place; animal adoption policies and best practices; spotting animal abuse and reporting requirements; interstate and international rescues; no-kill shelters; and a variety of other relevant topics.


Judith L. Siegel, Esq., Pro Bono Partnership, White Plains, NY

Jack Fein, J.D., M.D., Dutchess County SCPA, Hyde Park, NY

Elinor D. Molbegott, Esq., Law Office Elinor Molbegott, East Williston, NY

Non-Member Price: $195.00
Published Date:
  • January 29, 2020
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VGZ24
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 3.5
Total Credit(s):
  • 3.5
Recorded Date:
  • 3hr 30min