California Nonprofit Organizations and Entities

The Williams Firm’s nonprofit corporate attorneys provide advice and assistance to nonprofit organizations and entities. We have experience forming nonprofit corporations and assisting in the governance of nonprofit and tax exempt entities, including corporations and LLCs. If you are considering the formation of a nonprofit entity or have governance or maintenance issues related to a nonprofit organization or entity, and are in need of a California non-profit organization attorney, please do not hesitate to contact a non-profit organization attorney at The Williams Firm today.


We advise and represent clients in the areas of nonprofit entity law and we can use our recognized experience and expertise to help you with:

  • Forming and structuring nonprofit corporations, including public benefit corporations, mutual benefit corporations and religious corporations
  • Forming and structuring limited liability companies which may apply for tax exempt status
  • Preparing and amending Articles of Incorporation, Articles of Organization and Bylaws, which may address the unique requirements and philosophy of your nonprofit organization
  • Obtaining and maintaining tax exempt and public charity status
  • Nonprofit board duties and nonprofit corporate governance
  • Disputes concerning directors, officers and members of nonprofit companies
  • Charitable solicitation activities and registration requirements
  • Tax exempt status and 501(c)(3) applications
  • Agreements, contracts and leases with third-parties
  • Directorship and membership issues
  • Elections of directors and officers
  • Compliance with Attorney General regulations for charities
  • Nonprofit entity and corporate governance
  • Maintenance of corporate minutes
  • Conducting special and annual meetings of boards of directors
  • Employment and labor matters
  • Dissolution and winding up of nonprofit corporations and limited liability companies
  • Registration and defense of service marks, trademarks, domain names and copyrights
  • Real estate and leasing issues
  • Insurance coverage and risk management issues
  • Name changes
  • Employment agreements
  • Intellectual property
  • Trademarks and domain names

Contact a nonprofit corporate attorney at The Williams Firm.