Job Title: Founder
Organization: Fuentes Toubia, PLLC
Degree(s): BS; J.D.; LLM (Tax)
Nicola Fuentes Toubia, JD, is the founding member of Fuentes Toubia, PLLC, a law firm dedicated solely to the legal and tax issues facing nonprofit organizations. With more than 16 years of experience, she serves a variety of nonprofit clients including religious organizations, nonprofit health care systems, universities, charter schools, private foundations, community development centers and juvenile justice organizations. Ms. Toubia served as co-chair for The University of Texas School of Law's 2011 Nonprofit Organizations Institute. She also served as exempt organizations coordinator for the Gulf Coast TE/GE Council. She has authored numerous articles on tax issues and has had several speaking engagements including ones on corporate governance of nonprofits, political campaign and lobbying rules for charities, structuring innovative programs for nonprofits, the revised Form 990 and other recent developments affecting nonprofits. Ms. Toubia is a member of the Tax Sections of the Texas Bar, the American Bar Association (Exempt Organizations Committee), the District of Columbia Bar Association and the Gulf Coast Tax-Exempt/Governmental Entities Council. She holds a BS from Texas A&M University, a JD from The University of Texas School of Law and an LLM in taxation from the University of Houston Law Center.