NCA Releases The Legal Reference Guide for Private Clubs

Clubs Have Legal Questions - NCA Has Answers

Published Tuesday, February 16, 2010

(WASHINGTON, D.C., February 16, 2010)-In today's litigious society, private clubs must ensure they're protected against potential legal risks and exposure. The National Club Association's newest publication, The Legal Reference Guide for Private Clubs, is a comprehensive resource for club managers and volunteer leaders and their club counsel to help navigate the legal maze of issues that could confront them.

Chapters in The Legal Reference Guide for Private Clubs cover topics such as private and tax-exempt status, membership, general liability issues, employment law, food and beverage law, operational matters, governance, finance, environmental law, and real estate and construction law. This guide also provides sample policies, checklists and forms.

Written by attorneys specializing in private club issues, this definitive resource will provide the private club industry with guidelines and policies to help clubs and their counsel manage legal risks and exposure.

The publication was partially underwritten by the National Club Association Foundation. The NCA member price for the book is $249; the nonmember price is $349. The Legal Reference Guide for Private Clubs is available at the NCA online bookstore at or by calling 800-625-6221.

About NCA
Since 1961, the National Club Association (NCA) has served as the primary advocate for private clubs, representing their business, legal and legislative interests, while providing a wealth of invaluable resources to address educational needs of clubs related to operations, model club practices and effective leadership. For more information, visit

About the NCA Foundation
The NCA Foundation is committed to providing effective solutions to ensure a successful future for the private club industry. Established in 1993, the NCA Foundation has funded research and education programs to provide insight and analysis of the forces likely to shape the future club experience.

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