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The lawyers at Allen and Mead PLLC are experienced in serving as General Counsel for nonprofits as well as representing nonprofits on individual matters. There are a number of legal issues that are unique to nonprofits that require the advice and help of a nonprofit lawyer:

  • Incorporation in Washington.
  • Filing for 501c3 and 501c4 tax exempt status.
  • 501c3 restrictions on lobbying.
  • Compliance with state fundraising laws.
  • IRS regulations relating to a nonprofit’s “founders”.
  • Copyright and trademark registration and infringement issues.
  • Confidentiality agreements to protect donor lists and other proprietary information.
  • Risk management including use of releases and permission forms.
  • Board of Director issues.
  • Employment contracts with key employees.
  • Compliance with discrimination and other employment laws.


Notice: The information presented on this Web site is neither formal legal advice nor the formation of an attorney-client relationship. You should consult with an attorney for advice regarding individual legal issues.