Nonprofit & Charity Lawyer

Birken Law

Jessica Birken

I empower nonprofit leaders to achieve their mission by helping them do things right.

READ MY FULL BIO
Jessica Birken

Nonprofit Startup Lawyer

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

Nonprofit Crisis Management Lawyer

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

Nonprofit Risk Management Lawyer

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 by working with a nonprofit risk management lawyer.

  • Contracts
  • Leases
  • Buy / sell property
  • Policies & procedures
aba
hennepin
msba
Print

Nonprofits We've Helped

whittier
mima2
MAFP
k9s
capsh
agha
youth
rfi
JHSUM
parksandtrails
jacc
MBMC
grace
campfire
pflogo
heating
dios
dmna
freshenergy

Do you know how to avoid the top 5 mistakes for nonprofit startups?


1. Do you know what type of nonprofit to choose?
2. Should you start a nonprofit or a for-profit that does good deeds?

Download Your FREE eBook!

Birken Law Office – Law firm serving nonprofits organizations, and foundations – Birken Law

Birken Law Office – Law firm serving nonprofits organizations, and foundations – Birken Law
N/a