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Lisa A. Runquist, Esq.

Specializing in Nonprofits

We are a law firm specializing in nonprofit organizational law, including the incorporation of nonprofit organizations and religious associations and the establishment of federal and state tax-exempt status. We have extensive experience forming, maintaining, merging and dissolving various types of business and nonprofit organizations.

We represent a diverse clientele, ranging from individuals, small nonprofits, and start-up business ventures to major public benefit and religious corporations. Our goal is to provide the highest quality legal representation possible to our clients. Our success is providing legal services promptly and economically.

Nonprofit Resources & Articles

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES OF A DIRECTOR OF A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION

With many nonprofit organizations, there has been a tendency to select members of the board of directors on the basis of the prestige these directors will lend to the organization. Many directors respond by regarding the position as an “honorary” or “figurehead” type of position, rather than actively participating in the direction and oversight of the organization.
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FLEECING THE SHEEP: Avoiding Christian Ripoffs

There are so many fraudulent schemes within the church that an Investor Alert, Preying on the Faithful, was issued by the North American Securities Administrators Association and the Council of Better Business Bureaus. It states:
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CIVIL RIGHTS AND CIVIL WRONGS

“A church may not discriminate on the basis of such characteristics as sex, but it can discriminate on the basis of religion. For example…”
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