Emily featured on the Hennepin County Bar Association website!

The Hennepin County Bar Association profiled me today on their website -- check it out!

2nd Annual Santa Lawyer Contest!

Back by popular demand!  Instead of sending out holiday cards from my firm, I prefer to give a contribution in honor of my clients to a local organization.  Instead of choosing the organization myself – last year I asked you to help me via the First Annual Robertson Law Office Santa Lawyer Contest – and the Women’s Prison Book Project was the lucky recipient!  Beginning on December 1st, 2016, I will again be taking recommendations via my Twitter account (@RLOonNonprofits) of organizations that you think are worthy of my donation this year.  For those that choose not to play with the Twitter – you can email me at emily at robertsonlawofficellc.com and I will post your suggestion on Twitter for all to see.  I will also be posting pictures daily (mostly) with holiday themed items that I own, wear, like to see, etc. for purposes of indicating my self-proclaimed status as Santa Lawyer.  The rules:

Read more: 2nd Annual Santa Lawyer Contest!

Late 2015 IRS Update for Tax Exempt Orgs

As we near the end of 2015, there are numerous IRS-related issues of interest to the nonprofit and tax-exempt community.  Below is a quick summary of the ones that have caught my interest recently:    

Read more: Late 2015 IRS Update for Tax Exempt Orgs

New article -- Top Nonprofit-Specific Legal Issues

Do you work for a nonprofit organization or serve on a nonprofit board?  If so, please check out my newest article that addresses some of the more common uniquely nonprofit issues that come up for tax-exempt organizations (the article is focused primarily on looking at these issues from the perspective of charitable organizations).

2016 Tax Update Presentation

Please join me and the folks at Boeckermann Grafstrom & Mayer for lunch on Thursday, October 22nd from 11AM to 1PM.

BGM staff will be discussing issues regarding preparing for audits and updates on the new financial statement requirements. I will be providing an update on federal tax issues that affect tax exempt organizations, including issues with the Form 990 and priorities for the IRS in 2016.

A free lunch will be provided for all attendees. Please feel free to bring a friend, co-worker or anyone you think may benefit!
Attendees are not required to sign-up prior to the event, but it's appreciated! If you plan on attending, please email Crystal at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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