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Jacklyn D. Olinger “Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

Jacklyn is an associate with Fraternal Law Partners. Her practice focuses on the issues specific to nonprofit and tax exempt organizations, including seeking and maintaining tax exempt status, corporate governance matters, grant-making and registration under state charitable solicitation laws. Jacklyn has worked with John Christopher and Sean Callan representing national fraternities and sororities, their chapters, foundations and house corporations. She has conducted sorority leadership consultant trainings and written numerous articles relevant to tax exempt organizations, and specifically, fraternal organizations.

Jacklyn is a member of the Cincinnati and Ohio State Bar Associations. She earned her B.A. in political science from Miami University (2005) where she was initiated into the Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity. She earned her J.D. from the University of Dayton School of Law (2007, summa cum laude). Jacklyn is an active member of the community, currently serving on Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity’s Committee on Leadership, as the Vice-Chair of the Junior League of Cincinnati’s Finance Committee and on the Board of Directors of GRAD Cincinnati.

Quick Facts

Office:

 

225 West Court Street

Cincinnati, OH 45202

 

Practice Areas:

Corporate

Non-Profit Organizations

Tax

Real Estate

 

 

 

Admissions

Ohio

 

 

 

Education

2007, J.D., University of Dayton School of Law (summa cum laude; Publications Editor, University of Dayton Law Review, 2007)

 

2005, B.A., Political Science, Miami University

 

 

 

Professional & Community Affiliations

Ohio State Bar Association

 

Cincinnati Bar Association

 

 

 

Junior League of Cincinnati

Nominating Committee (2014-2015)

Legal Advisor, Board of Directors (2015-2016)

Vice-Chair, Finance Committee (2016-2017)

Recording Secretary, Executive Board (2017-2019)

 

 

 

GRAD Cincinnati – Board of Directors

 

Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity – Committee on Leadership (2016-2018)

 

 

 

Publications

Federal District Court Blocks New Overtime Rule, Fraternal Law Newsletter, November 2016

 

State Registration Requirements and Considerations, Fraternal Law Newsletter, January 2013

 

Business Tax Credits & Deductions Scheduled to Expire at Year-End, September 2011

 

IRS Posts Automatic Revocation List: Are You and Your Chapters Still Exempt?, June 2011

 

New Private Letter Ruling Disregards Separate Existence of a Charity and Related Noncharity, January 2011

 

 

 

IRS Modifies Filing Thresholds, January 2011

 

Health Care Tax Credit for Small Businesses, November 2010

 

Small Business Jobs Act Offers Tax Incentives, November 2010

 

IRS Denies Exemption to Local Fraternity Foundation Providing Scholarships to Chapter Members, August 2010

 

 

 

IRS Gives Some Non-Filers One Last Chance, August 2010

 

Loss of Exemption Under Group Ruling Requires Full Re-Application, January 2010

 

Part VI of the New Form 990 – New Requirements for Reporting Governance Practices and Policies, January 2009

 

 

 

Presentations

Restricted or Unrestricted? That is the Question, THE Foundations Seminar 2016

 

Fundraising Contracts, Fraternal Law Conference 2015

 

 

 

State Charitable Solicitation Registration Update, Fraternal Law Conference 2014

 

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly, THE Foundations Seminar 2014

 

 

 

State Charitable Solicitation Registration, Fraternal Law Conference 2012

 

Sorority Leadership Consultant Training, August 2010