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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Texas School of Law-Austin, 2000, with honors
    • Coursework, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, 1999, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Semester in Faculty of Law In Argentine Jurisprudence
    • B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 1997, Dean's List
    • Coursework, Universidad de Carabobo, 1996, Independent study program at Centro de Estudios de Las Americas y del Caribe Instruction in Venezuelan politics as supplement to senior thesis

Jonathan Blum understands the nonprofit sector from a unique vantage point. He gained a wealth of experience while serving as in-house general counsel for a major international charity and a private foundation. Through this in-depth knowledge, Jonathan assisted nonprofit leaders to manage their legal matters and build capacity for the future. He recognizes the importance of concentrating on the key issues affecting clients and moving quickly to identify practical legal options in order for clients to stay mission-focused and make informed decisions. Jonathan counsels his nonprofit clients on the broad array of legal issues affecting:

  • Charities 
  • Foundations
  • Trade and professional associations
  • Advocacy groups
  • Other nonprofit organizations
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Risk Management
Speaker, Center for Nonprofit Management
September 26, 2019
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The Good Board Member: Best Practices for Nonprofit Leaders
Speaker, Philanthropy Southwest and Northern Trust Event, Dallas, Texas
September 25, 2019
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Fiduciary Duties for Nonprofit Directors
Speaker, WiNGS Dallas
September 25, 2019
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Enforcement: Trends and How Charities Can Avoid Trouble
Presenter, Texas Bar CLE - Governance of Nonprofit Organizations
August 23, 2019
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Social Philanthropy and Program Related Investments
Moderator, TEGE - Exempt Organizations Counsel
June 28, 2019
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Crisis Management for Nonprofits: Formulating a Plan
Presenter, Goldman Sachs Institutional Client Symposium 2019
April 9, 2019
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2019 Nonprofit Law Institute
Presenter, Fundraising
Presenter, Charitable Giving and Receiving
January 25, 2019
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36th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute
Presenter, Advanced Issues in Fundraising
January 17, 2019
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Fundraising Trends, Ventures, and Traps for the Unwary
Presenter, San Antonio Estate Planners Council
November 20, 2018
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Exempt Organizations Update
Presenter, UT Law – Annual Taxation Conference 
November 15, 2018
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