WELCOME TO LAWYERS FOR NONPROFITS
Virtual Law Office
Established in 2012, Lawyers for Nonprofits is a virtual nonprofit law practice that specializes in providing general counsel legal support to small nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations, including 501(c)(3) public charities, private foundations, 501(c)(4) social welfare organizations, and unincorporated grassroots organizations.
LEGAL SERVICES FOR NONPROFITS
Lawyers for Nonprofits is a nonprofit law firm for nonprofits and social entrepreneurs. Our work focuses on the transactional and compliance legal issues impacting tax-exempt organizations and their work. Our Founder and Managing Attorney, Jeff Fromknecht, holds graduate degrees in both social work and law and brings his 20 years of experience working at nonprofit organizations in a variety of direct-service and administrative roles to help guide your organization through the maze of legal and regulatory issues impacting nonprofit organizations.
NONPROFIT START UP SERVICES
Low Bono Packages Available
Organizations that are advancing social change and social justice are eligible for our low bono Nonprofit Start-Up package, which includes guidance through the nonprofit incorporation and tax-exemption process.
GENERAL COUNSEL LEGAL SERVICES
Legal Advice When You Need It
Side Project’s Managing Attorney, Jeff Fromknecht, is available to provide outside counsel to your nonprofit on an as-needed basis. He serves as your organization's legal department and is available on-demand for legal, compliance, and operational questions from executive staff and members of the Board of Directors.
FUNDRAISING COMPLIANCE MANAGEMENT
Professional & Thorough
Fundraising activities of nonprofit organizations are regulated by state law. Many states have charitable solicitation laws that require registertion with the state before the nonprofit or professional fundraisers solicit any donations. We provide a comprehensive charitable solicitation registration solution for small to medium size nonprofit organizations that fundraise in more than one state.
Lawyers for Nonprofits is proud to partner with the following organizations: