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6.1 Legal Counsel

Policy:

For all legal matters regarding the ABO, the Board refers to legal counsel. The Executive Director handles all communication with legal counsel.

Procedure:

  1. The ABO may request legal counsel to review contracts, bylaws changes, communications and other documents relevant to the organization.
  2. The ABO may ask for consultation regarding Board Certification examination legal issues, including potential litigation.
  3. The Treasurer must approve use of ABO funds utilized for legal services.
  4. Legal counsel may attend Board meetings in order to properly represent and provide adequate services for the ABO.