TRIAL LAWYERS COLLEGE

Address
1623 CENTRAL AVE
CHEYENNE, WY 82001
Contact
Website: http://www.triallawyerscollege.com
Phone: +1 (307) 742-4430
Nonprofit
NTEE: B50 - Graduate, Professional Schools (Separate Entities)
EIN: 83-0306202

Mission

TO PROVIDE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF TRIAL LAWYERS
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1993
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area1580
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$146,388.00$142,388.00$133,146.00$142,486.00$137,790.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$146,388.00$142,388.00$133,146.00$142,486.00$137,790.00
Number of employees149121417
Number of people compensated >$100k11111
Number of volunteers108108105105105
Personnel
Basil, Jude
Title  PAST PRESIDEPAST PRESIDE 
Name of key/compensated person  JUDE BASILJUDE BASIL 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  2.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00 
Basile, Jude
Title    PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person    JUDE BASILE
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    2.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Chaloupka, Maren
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personMAREN CHALOUPKAMAREN CHALOUPKA   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Clary,
Title  TREASURERTREASURERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person  JR CLARYJR CLARYJR CLARY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org  2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Clary, Jim
TitleTREASURERTREASURER   
Name of key/compensated personJIM R CLARY JRJIM R CLARY JR   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Cole, Dana
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARYBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personDANA COLEDANA COLEDANA COLEDANA COLEDANA COLE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue  True
Average hours per week working for org 2.002.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Estafan, Ron
Title    BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    RON ESTAFAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    2.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Foreman, Rafe
Title    BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    RAFE FOREMAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    2.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Goodman, Laurie
TitleEXECUTIVE DIEXECUTIVE DIEXECUTIVE DIEXECUTIVE DIEXECUTIVE DI
Name of key/compensated personLAURIE GOODMANLAURIE GOODMANLAURIE GOODMANLAURIE GOODMANLAURIE GOODMAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$146,388.00$142,388.00$133,146.00$142,486.00$137,790.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$21,373.00$24,151.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Grimes, Milton
TitleVICE-PRESIDEVICE-PRESIDEVICE-PRESIDEVICE-PRESIDEVICE-PRESIDE
Name of key/compensated personMILTON GRIMESMILTON GRIMESMILTON GRIMESMILTON GRIMESMILTON GRIMES
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.002.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Low, Joey
Title  BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person  JOEY LOWJOEY LOWJOEY LOW
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Low, Joseph
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personJOSEPH HAWKINS LOW IVJOSEPH HAWKINS LOW IV   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org 2.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Nugent, Jim
Title  BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated person  JIM NUGENTJIM NUGENTJIM NUGENT
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Parris, Rex
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERGENERAL COUN
Name of key/compensated personREX PARRISREX PARRISREX PARRISREX PARRISREX PARRIS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 2.002.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Short, Cyndy
Title    SECRETARY
Name of key/compensated person    CYNDY SHORT
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    2.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Sloan, John
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENTBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personJOHN SLOANJOHN SLOANJOHN SLOANJOHN SLOANJOHN SLOAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue  True
Average hours per week working for org 2.002.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Spence, Gerry
Title  CHAIRMANCHAIRMANCHAIRMAN
Name of key/compensated person  GERRY SPENCEGERRY SPENCEGERRY SPENCE
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  5.005.005.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00$0.00
Spence, Kent
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBAORD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personKENT SPENCEKENT SPENCEKENT SPENCEKENT SPENCEKENT SPENCE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 2.002.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Taussig, Debbie
Title  BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person  DEBBIE TAUSSIGDEBBIE TAUSSIG 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  2.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00 
Trine, Bill
Title    BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    BILL TRINE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    2.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Valentine, Anne
TitleBAORD MEMBERBAORD MEMBERBAORD MEMBERBAORD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personANNE VALENTINEANNE VALENTINEANNE VALENTINEANNE VALENTINEANNE VALENTINE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 2.002.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Zeblst, John
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personJOHN ZEBLSTJOHN ZEBLSTJOHN ZEBLSTJOHN ZEBLST 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 2.002.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Zelbst, John
Title    BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person    JOHN ZELBST
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    2.00
Reportable compensation from org    $0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTO PROVIDE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF TRIAL LAWYERSTO PROVIDE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF TRIAL LAWYERSTO PROVIDE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF TRIAL LAWYERSTO PROVIDE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF TRIAL LAWYERSTO PROVIDE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF TRIAL LAWYERS
Program service expenses, total$704,605.00$553,822.00$839,246.00$1,179,497.00$1,103,440.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, SEMINARS, AND MATERIALS FOR APPROXIMATELY 750 PEOPLE'S TRIAL ATTORNEYS.
Program expenses$704,605.00$553,822.00$839,246.00$1,179,497.00$1,103,440.00
Grants and allocations made  $170,917.00$292,438.00$109,290.00
Program revenue$633,310.00$241,811.00   
Program descriptionPROVIDE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, SEMINARS, AND MATERIALS FOR APPROXIMATELY 750 PEOPLE'S TRIAL ATTORNEYS.PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, SEMINARS, AND MATERIALS FOR APPROXIMATELY 750 PEOPLE'S TRIAL ATTORNEYS.PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, SEMINARS, AND MATERIALS FOR APPROXIMATELY 750 PEOPLE'S TRIAL ATTORNEYS.PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, SEMINARS, AND MATERIALS FOR APPROXIMATELY 750 PEOPLE'S TRIAL ATTORNEYS.PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, SEMINARS, AND MATERIALS FOR APPROXIMATELY 750 PEOPLE'S TRIAL ATTORNEYS.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$1,953,344.00$1,982,658.00$1,991,185.00$1,983,854.00$1,947,605.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$1,241,488.00$1,644,454.00$1,237,191.00$992,699.00$1,090,797.00
Investment income, current yr$52,724.00$48,233.00$18,765.00$33,918.00$33,018.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$1,241,488.00$1,644,454.00$1,237,191.00$992,699.00$1,090,797.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$25,822.00$48,160.00$61,575.00$82,735.00$65,285.00
Program service revenue (total)$633,310.00$241,811.00$673,654.00$874,502.00$758,505.00
Gross receipts$2,364,768.00$4,957,025.00$2,064,295.00$2,016,585.00$1,975,775.00
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$428,078.00$532,193.00$483,943.00$511,647.00$482,823.00
Revenue from all other contributions$813,410.00$1,112,261.00$753,248.00$481,052.00$607,974.00
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$57,396.00$59,411.00$18,250.00$33,918.00$33,018.00
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$25,669.00$37,966.00$71,133.00$60,333.00$41,409.00
Net inventory sales (total)$153.00$10,194.00-$9,558.00$22,402.00$23,876.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$930,581.00$833,434.00$1,092,532.00$1,480,330.00$1,462,554.00
Total functional expenses: program service $704,605.00$553,822.00$839,246.00$1,179,497.00$1,103,440.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$120,070.00$149,127.00$132,960.00$162,876.00$206,580.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$105,906.00$130,485.00$120,326.00$137,957.00$152,534.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)    $375.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$7,727,696.00$6,571,283.00$5,444,510.00$4,446,060.00$3,902,948.00
Total assets, beginning of year$6,571,283.00$5,444,510.00$4,446,060.00$3,902,948.00$3,338,113.00
Total liabilities$516,963.00$656,782.00$394,115.00$279,470.00$239,809.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$656,782.00$394,115.00$279,470.00$239,809.00$158,988.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$641,667.00$633,067.00$471,845.00$330,478.00$304,285.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$6,071,457.00$5,225,591.00$5,036,546.00$4,120,119.00$3,561,486.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$1,139,276.00$688,910.00$13,849.00$46,471.00$101,653.00
Net assets$7,210,733.00$5,914,501.00$5,050,395.00$4,166,590.00$3,663,139.00
Net assets, beginning of year$5,914,501.00$5,050,395.00$4,166,590.00$3,663,139.00$3,179,125.00
Other assets$140,463.00$203,694.00$141,487.00$110,518.00$115,684.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$1,289,995.00$2,429,276.00$162,650.00$153,817.00$153,975.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$518,195.00$560,134.00$401,518.00$436,270.00$341,789.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$560,134.00$401,518.00$436,270.00$341,789.00$38,934.00
Inventories for sale or use$111,981.00$125,937.00$129,273.00$156,352.00$102,009.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$1,022,763.00$1,149,224.00$898,653.00$503,524.00$485,051.00
Advertising (total)$24,926.00$25,358.00$28,854.00$14,484.00$13,718.00
Savings & temp cash investment$2,849,909.00$1,129,644.00$3,259,755.00$2,797,582.00$2,413,746.00
Accounts receivable, net$1,786,488.00$1,249,309.00$660,835.00$303,374.00$298,916.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$66,254.00$70,532.00$73,499.00$54,341.00$37,994.00
Deferred revenue$450,709.00$586,250.00$320,616.00$225,129.00$201,815.00
Total net assets or fund balances$7,210,733.00$5,914,501.00$5,050,395.00$4,166,590.00$3,663,139.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$37,430.00$34,987.00$31,979.00$32,300.00$28,331.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1110131315
Number of independent voting members1110131315
Relationships among key personnelTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-012012-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Reason for form submission
Amended return   TrueTrue
Date e-filing submitted2018-01-032017-01-132016-01-212015-05-262015-03-11
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v4.02012v3.0
Filing identifier201723209349300927201642579349300329201503209349313585201521129349300332201500629349300635
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