Nonprofit Organizations

Johnson Hobbs Squires LLP provides advice, services and representation that enable nonprofit organizations to fulfill their missions. We establish nonprofit entities and help secure and maintain their tax-exempt status. Our law firm advises them regarding organization and governance issues. We provide services concerning contracts, real estate, employment disputes and other issues.

If you need assistance starting a nonprofit organization or dealing with the many legal and regulatory issues that a nonprofit faces, we can help.

Cost-Effective Services For Nonprofit And Charitable Organizations

The JHS firm can assist your organization in matters involving:

  • Formation of a nonprofit organization and filing required documents
    • Certificate of Formation (Form 202)
    • Consent of Registered Agent to Appointment (Form 401-A)
    • Application for Reservation or Renewal of Reservation of an Entity Name (Form 501)
    • Forms required to solicit donations (if applicable)
  • Obtaining and preserving tax exempt status (Application for Recognition of Exemption — IRS Form 1023) and IRS Form 990
  • Advice concerning governance and management issues
  • Preparation, review and amendments to corporate bylaws and other corporate records
  • Establishment of a conflict of interest policy that meets IRS requirements
  • Drafting and review of vendor and employment contracts
  • Purchase or lease of real estate
  • Litigation involving contracts, employment law disputes and other disputes
  • Other matters involving the formation, governance and operation of nonprofit organizations

Our nonprofit organization practice is headed by Mark Hobbs, a lawyer with extensive business law experience. Mr. Hobbs has been board-certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has also been named to the list of Texas Super Lawyers — Rising Star by Texas Monthly magazine in 2014 and 2015.

Making A Difference

At the JHS firm, we are deeply committed to making the Waco area a better place in which to live, work and raise families. Several of our attorneys are actively involved in leadership positions in nonprofit institutions, including public charities, a local private foundation, churches, a youth ministry and a school.

Contact Our Firm

To learn more about our nonprofit law services and how we can help your organization fulfill its vision, call Johnson Hobbs Squires LLP at 254-633-3011 or contact us online.