About Us

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Caritas Law Group exclusively represents tax-exempt, non-profit, and mission-based businesses, as well as major donors and companies engaged in cause marketing. With offices in Tempe, Arizona, our attorneys are licensed to practice in Arizona and Washington and represent clients with regard to federal tax matters nationwide.

WE PLEDGE

to make decisions that are good for society, not just shareholders.

In pursuit of this vision, the firm will:
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Efficiently service our clients in a way that adds value to their bottom line

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 Offer alternative fee arrangements that suit clients’ budgeting needs and utilize the latest technology and practice management tools to control costs and deliver consistently excellent results

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Listen and be responsive to our clients and endeavor to have a close, mutually-beneficial working relationship with them

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Recognize that our staff are our most important asset and strive to create an environment where the contribution of every individual is valued, where each individual has the opportunity to develop, and where each individual’s need to balance work responsibilities with family and other responsibilities is respected

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Not be afraid of change and will seek out the technology, processes, and practices that will assist us in maximizing value to our clients

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Be proactive, not reactive

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Treat our colleagues in other law firms, vendors, service providers, and employees with professional courtesy and respect

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Only represent people or organizations who are prepared to act lawfully

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Consider the long-term interests of the firm and its clients as well as the effects of our actions on our employees, colleagues, service providers, vendors, community, and 
the environment

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Serve as a resource by leveraging our work in ways that benefit the nonprofit sector, and therefore the community, as a whole

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Efficiently service our clients in a way that
adds value to their bottom line

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Listen and be responsive to our clients and endeavor to have a close, mutually-beneficial working relationship with them

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Not be afraid of change and will seek out the technology, processes, and practices that will assist us in maximizing value to our clients

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Treat our colleagues in other law firms, vendors, service providers, and employees with professional courtesy and respect

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Consider the long-term interests of the firm and its clients as well as the effects of our actions on our employees, colleagues, service providers, vendors, community, and the environment

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Offer alternative fee arrangements that suit clients’ budgeting needs and utilize the latest technology and practice management tools to control costs and deliver consistently excellent results

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Recognize that our staff are our most important asset and strive to create an environment where the contribution of every individual is valued, where each individual has the opportunity to develop, and where each individual’s need to balance work responsibilities with family and other responsibilities is respected

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Be proactive, not reactive

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Only represent people or organizations who are prepared to act lawfully

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Serve as a resource by leveraging our work in ways that benefit the nonprofit sector, and therefore the community, as a whole

COMMUNITY SERVICE WORK

Our firm performs significant community service work each year. We also work to educate the non-profit community on legal matters by distributing informational resources and participating in continuing education events.

Because we still need to pay our bills, we are very selective in the community service projects we take on. At this time, we are considering projects with a focus on protecting and empowering vulnerable populations, upholding the constitution, and protecting reproductive rights. We do not take on start-ups unless they have been fiscally sponsored or can show a track record of success for at least two years. We also do not offer community service work for non-profits with budgets in excess of $250,000.

Decisions about community service projects are made in January of each year. If you wish to apply, please submit a brief description of your project, the impact you are making/hope to make in the community, and your current budget via email.

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FEATURED BLOG POSTS

  • Voting by Unanimous Written Consent

    Occasionally, urgent board action is required yet it is not possible or practical to have the board meet in person or even over the telephone. In these cases, most states permit the board members to conduct official business by signing a unanimous written consent.

  • Taking Over An Existing Nonprofit

    Often prospective clients call us wanting to know whether we know of any dormant nonprofits that are going out of business that they could take over. The idea is that taking over an existing entity avoids the hassle and expense of incorporation, creating a governance structure and obtaining tax-exempt status for a brand new entity. Presumably, a new board of directors would be substituted in place of the old board and new officers would be elected.

  • Charitable Gambling in Arizona

    Charitable Gambling in Arizona is a popular fundraising tool. However, charitable gaming in Arizona can easily violate Arizona’s gaming laws. Nonprofit organizations can raise money in a number of ways, including conducting raffles, bingo nights, and other forms of gambling. These events can be lucrative and generate goodwill for your business. In many states, however, … Charitable Gambling in Arizona Read More »