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2021-09-07 WAATP Signature Monthly Meeting - Legal Issues for Small Businesses Webinar
Tuesday, September 07, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM PDT
Category: Events

WAATP Signature Monthly Meeting - Legal Issues for Small Businesses Webinar

Presented by Washington Association of Accounting and Tax Professionals 

Tuesday, September 7th, 2021 Webinar


Event schedule: 

  • Beginning of Webinar: 11:00 am
  • Legal Issues for Small Businesses Webinar: 11:05 am - 12:00 pm
  • Round Table Discussion 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm



Speaker: Karen Funston, Attorney , Buri Funston Mumford & Furlong PLLC 

Speaker Bios: 

Karen Funston is a founding partner of Buri Funston Mumford, PLLC.  She focuses her practice on business law, nonprofit law, and employment matters, advising individuals and businesses on a range of issues including business structures, operations, and personnel matters.  She has extensive experience working with and advising nonprofit organizations.  Karen’s experience working with a variety of organizations in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors give her a broad understanding of the practical issues businesses face.  She is skilled at advising organizations in long term planning and routine transactions as well as assisting businesses and individuals faced with a crisis.

Karen currently advises more than 70 nonprofit organizations on employee matters, contracts, and governance issues.  She serves on the advisory committee of Washington Attorneys Assisting Community Organizations and the Whatcom Community Foundation.  Karen is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, the American, the Washington State Bar Association and Bellingham City Club, and has been a regular presenter at SCORE workshops for more than 18 years.  She served as the Interim Director for Equal Employment Opportunity Services at Western Washington University in 2004.  She received her B.A. and M.A. degrees from Western Washington University, and her J.D. degree from the University of Washington. 



CPE Credits: 1 credit depending on your credentials  


Learning Objectives:

As a participant in this one-hour session, you will:
    1. Learn the Role of Professional Team members (Attorneys, Accountants, Insurance, Bankers)
    2. Learn when an Attorney is useful for your small business
    3. Learn Common Problems and Issues


Want to chat with a like minded community of professionals?  Please join us for a round table of discussions  to bounce your remaining tax season questions off your peers. Share, learn, socialize and ask questions!

If you would like to ask Karen questions ahead of time please send them to [email protected]


Registration fee: 

WAATP members, $0 

Non-members, $15 

Join WAATP today to receive a discount. 




Fees and Schedule - This WAATP Internet-Live webcast will begin and end promptly at stated time. 

 Cancellation and Refund Policy: Registration fees will be refunded in full for up to 3 days in advance of the seminar. Registrations may be transferred 1-3 days prior to the seminar date. NO REFUNDS/TRANSFERS WILL BE ISSUED AFTER THE SEMINAR MATERIALS AND WEBINAR LINK HAS BEEN SENT AND THE SEMINAR BEGINS. NO EXCEPTIONS

Contact: [email protected] or 509-993-2307