Fall Fellowship Dinner, October 14th
Sally Wagenmaker, a partner in the Chicago law-firm Wagenmaker and Oberly, is a special Counsel for the Thomas More Society and past-president of the Christian Legal Society. Sally maintains a deep and abiding respect for pro-life heroes big and small, who seek daily to protect human life and to promote a culture of life beneficial to all. She is blessed to help many pro-life organizations with their corporate, tax, and other legal compliance aspects. Both professionally and personally, Sally has worked and volunteered with numerous community organizations in the Chicago area, including the Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago, the Cabrini-Green Legal Aid Clinic, and the Lawndale Christian Health Center. She has also served as a volunteer mediator with the Center for Conflict Resolution, a state-funded Chicago organization that provides court-referred and other mediation services.
At Wagenmaker and Oberly, Sally provides legal counsel in corporate, tax, employment, and real estate matters for nonprofits operating on local, national, and international levels. Her clients include churches and other religious organizations, social service providers, and schools. Sally’s corporate and tax work includes development of new tax-exempt entities, providing guidance for effective nonprofit governance and other operational legal issues. In addition, she represents clients in property tax exemption matters for charitable, religious, and educational purposes, shared occupancy arrangements, and property transfers. Sally also regularly advises and counsels the firm’s nonprofit clients on employment matters including contracts, termination, employment policies, unemployment insurance, and compliance with other employment laws, particularly as they relate to nonprofit issues such as volunteers and clergy.
Sally is a graduate of Emory University School of Law and the University of Mississippi. Upon finishing law school, she clerked for United States District Judge William C. O’Kelley of the Northern District of Georgia. Sally is thankful for her husband and two teenage children, who remind her continually that we are all made in God’s image and are valuable beyond measure
for our Fall Fellowship Dinner, October 14th, at the Diocese Chancery Meeting Hall
Registration 6:30pm - Dinner at 7pm
dinner will be $50 for members and $75 for non-members
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