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Bruce R. Hopkins

Bruce R. Hopkins is a senior partner with the law firm Polsinelli Shughart PC, in its Kansas City, Missouri, office. His practice focuses on the representation of tax-exempt organizations. Books he has authored or co-authored include The Law of Tax-Exempt Organizations, Tenth Edition; The New Form 990: Law, Policy, and Preparation; The Tax Law of Charitable Giving, Fourth Edition; Starting and Managing A Nonprofit Organization: A Legal Guide, Fifth Edition; IRS Audits of Tax-Exempt Organizations: Policies, Practices, and Procedures; Private Foundations: Tax Law and Compliance, Third Edition; and Nonprofit Governance: Law, Practices & Trends.

He writes Bruce R. Hopkins’ Nonprofit Counsel (which won a 2009 Newsletter on Newsletters journalism award for best technical article). He received the Nonprofit Lawyer Award (2007) from the American Bar Association. He has served as an adjunct professor of law in three law schools; he is presently on the faculty of the University of Kansas Law School. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan, and received J.D. and LL.M (taxation) degrees from the George Washington University National Law Center. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America (charity law) (2007-2011). He was selected as Kansa City’s nonprofit lawyer of the year for 2011.

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