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Religious Institutions and Nonprofit Entities

Dedicated Colorado Lawyers Assisting Community Organizations

Nonprofit organizations dedicate their valuable resources to serving the members of our community, often with the substantial assistance of numerous volunteers and insufficient staff who must juggle a variety of duties and roles. Nonprofits have many of the same types of issues that for-profit companies have — such as contractual, commercial, real estate, employment and litigation matters — but without a legal department to assist. From our beginning, Robert A. Lees & Associates has provided solid corporate counsel to nonprofit entities on such essential issues as:

  • Nonprofit formation
  • Compliance
  • Due diligence
  • Taxation
  • Employment issues
  • Constitutional rights
  • Corporate matters
  • Contracts

Formation of Nonprofit Organizations

To gain the tax advantages reserved for nonprofit entities, you must follow specific regulations when forming your nonprofit organization. We guide you through the special procedures for establishing:

  • 501(c)(3) entities
  • Foundations
  • Sporting clubs
  • Churches
  • Religious institutions
  • Educational institutions
  • Professional & Trade organizations
  • Charities
  • Children’s organizations
  • Medical and health facilities
  • Other nonprofit corporations

We Are Dedicated to Helping Nonprofit Groups Thrive

Our team is dedicated to supporting the organizations that make our community a better place. Attorney Robert A. Lees has lectured extensively on important nonprofit topics — including risk management, child protection, security in educational institutions, liability issues and the tax exempt process. In addition, we have presented several seminars on private education and freedom of choice issues concerning private school administrations, charter schools and churches.

In 1995, our law firm won a landmark Pitkin County constitutional and zoning case involving civil rights on both first and fourteenth amendment bases that resulted in an award of more than $300,000. We won a second landmark victory in 2008. This has happened again and again with various governmental agencies.

Learn how our experienced nonprofit team can help your organization help others

Consult our Denver-area nonprofit corporation law firm for guidance on issues that affect your organization. Call Robert A. Lees & Associates at 303–292–1020 or contact us online to schedule your free consultation.