Articles of Incorporation of California Lawyers Association

Article I

The name of this corporation is California Lawyers Association.

Article II

A. This corporation is a nonprofit mutual benefit corporation organized under the Nonprofit Mutual Benefit Corporation Law. The purpose of this corporation is to engage in any lawful act or activity, other than credit union business, for which a corporation may be organized under such law.

B. The specific and primary purpose of this corporation is to engage in professional association activities consistent with Section 50l(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 as amended, or the corresponding provisions of any future United States internal revenue law (the “Code.”), and Section 23701 e of the California Revenue and Taxation Code.

Article III

The name and address in this state of this corporation’s initial agent for the service of process is:

Leah Wilson
180 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Article IV

The initial street and mailing address of the corporation is:
180 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Article V

Notwithstanding any of the above statements of purposes and powers, this corporation shall not, except to an insubstantial degree, engage in any activities or exercise any powers that are not in furtherance of the specific purposes of this corporation.

Article VI

This corporation is not organized for profit and no part of the net earnings shall inure to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual.

Article VII

Upon the winding up and dissolution of this corporation, and after paying or adequately providing for its debts and obligations, the remaining assets of this corporation shall be distributed to a nonprofit organization with the same or similar purposes and activities as those of this corporation.

DATED: October 13, 2017

Leah Wilson, Incorporator

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