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Attorney & Consultant

Jessica Birken

I help nonprofits and arts organizations solve problems so they can stop worrying and focus on what matters most – The Work.

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Jessica Birken


Attorney & Consultant

Jessica Birken

I help nonprofits and arts organizations solve problems so they can stop worrying and focus on what matters most – The Work.

 

Read My Full Bio


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Start a Nonprofit

Start a Nonprofit

Starting a nonprofit is exciting…and intimidating! There are so many choices to make. Should you start a nonprofit or a for-profit? If you start a nonprofit then how do you get income tax exemption? So many forms – ugh! What are the steps involved?

  • Incorporation
  • Drafting articles & bylaws
  • IRS income tax exemption
  • State sales tax exemption

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Crisis Management

Crisis Management

Help! Sometimes things don’t go according to plan. Nonprofits have emergencies too. At mission-centered organizations, PR is important. You need to act fast and get sound advice to make sure donors are assured that the right things are happening.

  • Board conflicts
  • Public relations
  • Legal threats
  • People problems

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Risk Management

Risk Management

Running a nonprofit is like any other business – full of paperwork! You’re doing this because you love The Work not the paperwork. But, with great programming comes great responsibility – to make sure deals get done well. Protect your organization.

  • Contracts
  • Leases
  • Buy / sell property
  • Policies & procedures

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Associated with

Associated With

 
American Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association
COCO Shared Office Space
Minnesota State Bar Association
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
 

Clients

Clients

 
Whittier Alliance
Minnesota Interactive Marketing Association
Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians
K9s From Carrie
Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County
 
 
American Guinea Hog Association
Youth Frontiers
Refuge Friends Inc
Jewish Historical Society of Upper Midwest
Parks and Trails
 

 

 
Jordan Area Community Council
MINNESOTA BEARD & MOUSTACHE COALITION
Grace In The City
Camp Fire
Pheasants Forever
 

 

 
Minnesota Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association
Flags For Fort Snelling
Dios Habla Hoy
Downtown Minneapolis Neighbourhood Assocation
Fresh Energy