A Trusted Legal Advisor For Your Nonprofit

Henderson, Caverly, Pum & Trytten LLP offers outside general counsel services to private foundations and public charities.

Our outside general counsel representation is designed for organizations that require ongoing legal services such as advice and assistance regarding governance, funding and general business contracts and leases, planned giving, fundraising, tax matters, regulatory issues, policies, annual or quarterly minutes, participation at annual or quarterly board meetings, and assistance with corporate filings.

Outside general counsel services include the following:

  • Provide counsel, advice and representation to client in its legal and business affairs, upon request of client.

  • Review various client corporate documents to determine adequacy and legal compliance, including, without limitation, client’s governing documents (e.g., its Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws) and prepare a report to the client with analysis of the review.

  • Attend client Board of Director meetings, other board and committee meetings, and executive sessions on request of the client and provide advice as necessary.

  • Provide legal advice, written legal opinions, and consultation on matters affecting the client to the client’s Board, board committees, CEO and other appropriate officers and employees of client, in accordance with such policies and procedures as may be established by client from time to time, on matters regarding the routine and day-to-day issues and matters that client may encounter, including matters relating to corporate, and contract or document review and advice.

  • Be available for telephone consultation with client staff, as needed on legal matters which are within their area of operation.

  • Prepare or review necessary legal documents such as meeting minutes and resolutions, various type of agreements, memorandums of understanding, operational policies and procedures, and similar documents, all as requested by client.

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Want to learn more about our outside general counsel services for nonprofits? Contact Henderson, Caverly, Pum & Trytten LLP today.


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