Blogs

August 28, 2019

Employee Manuals and Mandatory Arbitration

Employee Manuals and Mandatory Arbitration[1] Recent court and administrative decisions require consideration of modifying employee manuals which incorporate mandatory arbitration of employee disputes. These pronouncements include […]
January 11, 2019

When Does Unaccompanied Nonmember use of Private Club Facilities Risk Loss of Private Status?[1]

          Allowing the unaccompanied (by a member) use of a private club’s golf course by non-members is an encroachment upon the club’s private status and tax […]
June 5, 2019

Electronic Balloting for Limited Liability Companies and Cooperatives

Electronic Balloting for Limited Liability Companies and Cooperatives[1]   In a recent blog, we observed “A growing trend for nonprofit and for profit organizations is to […]
October 27, 2019

Archiving Historical Documents for Private Associations

Archiving Historical Documents for Associations and Private Clubs[1]  By Fred L. Somers, Jr., P.C.[2]   We are often asked to assist with or recommend the revision […]
May 9, 2020

Force Majeure Clauses, COVID-19, Club Bylaws, and Dues Continuation

By Fred L. Somers, Jr., P.C.[2] [1]  This blog is designed for general information only. The information presented at this site should not be construed to […]
May 15, 2020

Bury me not on the lone prairie but on the golf club fairway

By: Fred L. Somers, Jr., P.C.[1] Like numerous older addicted golfers, I have sometimes fantasized over having my cremated ashes spread on one of my favorite […]
November 2, 2018

When may I stop paying club dues?

When may I stop paying club dues?1 The answer to this question may likely depend upon what you agreed to when you joined the club. Some […]