#138: Starting a Legal Non-Profit, with Animal Legal Defense Fund Founder Joyce Tischler
By Legal Talk Network
In this episode Joyce Tischler discusses lessons learned from the founding of Animal Legal Defense Fund, which she founded in 1979. Today its annual budget is nearly $13 million and it has over 200,000 members and supporters. Joyce explains how she founded ALDF, what she learned, and gives some tips to anyone interested in starting a legal nonprofit today. As founder of the Animal Legal Defense Fund in 1979, Joyce Tischler has helped create and shape the emerging field of animal law. Joyce was the Animal Legal Defense Fund’s first executive director for twenty-five years, and now serves as the agency's general counsel.