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OUR EXPERIENCE


We serve nonprofits of all types and sizes, offering creative legal advice grounded in over 20 years of specialized experience in nonprofit law.
In addition to serving a wide variety of nonprofit organizations, our clients also include donors making significant or complex gifts, businesses forming foundations for cause-marketing campaigns, and nonprofit founders considering the best philanthropic vehicle to meet their needs.
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OUR EXPERIENCE


We serve nonprofits of all types and sizes, offering creative legal advice grounded in over 20 years of specialized experience in nonprofit law.
In addition to serving a wide variety of nonprofit organizations, our clients also include donors making significant or complex gifts, businesses forming foundations for cause-marketing campaigns, and nonprofit founders considering the best philanthropic vehicle to meet their needs.
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PRACTICE AREAS


Specifically, our team of nonprofit lawyers provides advice and counsel with respect to the following:

PRACTICE AREAS


Specifically, our team of nonprofit lawyers provides advice and counsel with respect to the following:
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Resources
Before you form a legal entity and apply for tax-exempt status, you need a strong, well-researched plan for your organization. Download our free guide to learn about the many elements needed to run a successful nonprofit organization, as well as how to avoid common pitfalls and mistakes.
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How to Start a Nonprofit
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Before you form a legal entity and apply for tax exempt status, you need a strong, well-researched plan for your organization. Download our free guide to learn about the many elements needed to run a successful nonprofit organization, as well as how to avoid common pitfalls and mistakes.

CharityLawyer Blog offers plain language explanations of complex nonprofit law concepts, discussions of current events and links to valuable resources for nonprofits.

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FEATURED BLOG POSTS
  • Nonprofits Going Global

    Increasingly, US nonprofits seek to go global by expanding their operations and influence overseas. When a US nonprofit expands its activities across borders, whether by making grants or running programs, the compliance obligations of multiple countries can quickly become overwhelming. The feasibility of expanding a nonprofit’s operations into another country also depends on the laws

  • Taking Nonprofit Meeting Minutes Like a Pro

    Nonprofit meeting minutes are a necessary form of record-keeping for all non-profit organizations. Nonprofit meeting minutes serve as the official (and legal) record of board and committee meetings. They are presumed to be correct and are considered legal evidence of the facts they report. Because meeting minutes hold such legal significance, it is essential that

  • Pros and Cons of Nonprofit Executive Committees

    Nonprofits need a strong organizational structure to ensure optimal functioning and adherence to legal rules and requirements. Two critical components of this structure are the board of directors and the executive committee.  While a nonprofit’s board of directors is responsible for overseeing the organization’s activities, there can be times when large, geographically dispersed boards can’t