EIN 13-5562321

Practising Law Institute (PLI)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
314
Year formed
1933
Most recent tax filings
2020-12-01
NTEE code, primary
Description
Practising Law Institute is a not-for-profit educational organization dedicated to helping attorneys and related professionals practice at the highest level, and preparing them to fulfill pro bono responsibilities.
Total revenues
$97,703,423
2020
Total expenses
$91,088,481
2020
Total assets
$151,296,767
2020
Num. employees
314
2020

Program areas at PLI

Programs: in 2020, the Institute provided live seminars, live webcasts, on-demand seminars, and audio and video downloads. Approximately 780,309 cle and cpe certificates were processed for these programs.
Publishing services supplement the seminars offered by the Institute to provide the most up-to-date, relevant information and techniques. Annually the Institute provides course handbooks, treatises, and supplements which are important in providing legal community and allied professionals with the tools to maintain a competitive edge. In 2020, there were 255 course handbooks, 44 treatises and answer books, and 83 treatises supplements releases issued. 133 treatises were available for download on the kindle digital reader. Other revenue includes pli plus (an online database).

Grants made by PLI

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Safe Passage Project CorporationProviding Support$40,000
Legal Services for New York City (LSNYC)Providing Support$38,846
Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV)Providing Support$33,063

Personnel at PLI

NameTitleCompensation
Frank DevivoTreasurer and Chief Financial Officer$371,991
Christopher RousseauChief Information Officer$362,203
David SmithVice President Marketing and Communication$302,610
Joan SternbergSenior Vice President Human Resources$283,838
Kara L. O'BrienVice President Program$243,683
...and 18 more key personnel

Financials for PLI

RevenuesFYE 12/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$25,000
Program services$90,056,340
Investment income and dividends$760,774
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$2,846
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$5,237,334
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$1,621,129
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$97,703,423

Form 990s for PLI

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-122021-10-15990View PDF
2019-122021-02-22990View PDF
2018-122019-12-04990View PDF
2017-122018-12-22990View PDF
2016-122017-11-21990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
August 15, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
August 4, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
August 3, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
August 23, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
April 28, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2018
Nonprofit Types
Crime and legal aid organizationsLegal service nonprofitsProfessional associationsBusiness and community development organizationsCharities
Issues
HealthCrime and lawEducationHuman servicesLegal servicesBusiness and industry
Characteristics
Operates internationallyCommunity engagement / volunteeringProvides scholarshipsTax deductible donations
General information
Address
1177 Ave of the Americas
New York, NY 10036
Metro area
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
County
New York County, NY
Website URL
pli.edu/ 
Phone
(800) 260-4754
Facebook page
practlawinst 
Twitter profile
@practlawinst 
IRS details
EIN
13-5562321
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1933
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
I80: Legal Services
NAICS code, primary
813920: Professional Associations
Parent/child status
Independent
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