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Legal for Good PLLC

5354 Parkdale Dr., Suite 103,
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
612-284-6441
info@legalforgood.com
https://legalforgood.com/

Company Description

Legal for Good is a law firm that supports the health and vitality of the nonprofit sector by educating and empowering its clients to deliver their organizations’ missions with confidence and competence. As a law firm specializing in nonprofit law, of course, we work with all kinds charitable organizations such as: nonprofit schools and educational organizations, civic and community groups, youth sports leagues, churches and religious institutions, foundations, member associations, veteran and fraternal groups, research groups, and arts and cultural organizations. We also work with individual donors and for-profit corporate do-gooders.

At Legal for Good, we practice nonprofit law, and provide services on practical day-to-day operations, business structure, tax, contracts, employment, quasi-criminal, and intellectual property issues as they relate to nonprofits. We deliver practical, reliable advice to charitable and nonprofit organization clients in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, as well as throughout greater Minnesota and Ohio.

We get it. We understand nonprofit organizations and the realities of the business world that nonprofits coexist in. Legal for Good helps nonprofits of all sizes and types address their challenges and embrace their new opportunities. We are genuinely enthusiastic about the sector, accessible, and committed to providing value through individualized service.

Product Description

We offer assistance in the following areas:

Crisis Management
Fiscal Sponsorship
Nonprofit Formation
501(c) Tax Exemption
Merger, Consolidation, and Dissolution
Nonprofit Consulting, Training & Best Practices
Grant Compliance & Financial Management
Property Tax Exemption
Sales Tax Exemption
Charitable Solicitation
Professional Fundraising
Government Compliance & Regulatory Issues
Litigation related to Nonprofits
Document Review, Creation & Enforcement

Pricing Information

Whenever it’s the best fit for our client, Legal for Good will arrange to bill clients on a flat fee basis. Flat fee arrangements may be paid in full at the outset or by prearranged installments. Hourly billing is also available when a flat fee is not possible or practical for our client. Clients receive an invoice each month showing the work that was done, and clients may choose to pay their invoice by authorizing a recurring credit card payment, paying online, paying by check, or utilizing funds they have deposited in Legal for Good’s trust account. In all cases clients should refer to their retainer and fee agreements for detailed information about specific payments. Contact us to get more information about payments.

Region(s) Served

Central Minnesota, Northeast Minnesota, Northwest Minnesota, Southeast Minnesota, Southwest Minnesota, Twin Cities Metro Area,

Our Clients

https://legalforgood.com/our-clients/

Nonprofit Type

As a law firm specializing in nonprofit law, of course, we work with all kinds charitable organizations such as: nonprofit schools and educational organizations, civic and community groups, youth sports leagues, churches and religious institutions, foundations, member associations, veteran and fraternal groups, research groups, and arts and cultural organizations. We also work with individual donors and for-profit corporate do-gooders.

Qualifications

As the founder of the firm, Jenn Urban devotes herself to representing charitable and nonprofit organizations throughout Minnesota and Ohio.

Jenn Urban is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison as well as Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. After graduation, she served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Peggy L. Bryant, Tenth District Court of Appeals for the State of Ohio. Before transitioning to private practice, Jenn served four years as an Assistant Attorney General at the Office of the Ohio Attorney General in the Charitable Law Section. Jenn learned the importance of protecting charitable assets through investigation and enforcement. While an Assistant Attorney General, Jenn also regulated Ohio’s healthcare and nonprofit organization structures through the review of merger and acquisition transactions; mediated complex healthcare disputes and separations; lead an enforcement team; represented the State in administrative hearings regarding charity gaming license suspensions and revocations; and executed/upheld settlement agreements.

Jenn also honed her nonprofit business acumen while serving as the Executive Director of a Minnesota nonprofit with business operations in three (3) states. She is currently active in the Minnesota and Ohio legal communities, enjoys teaching and speaking at legal education seminars, is an adjunct professor leading the nonprofit law clinic at the University of St. Thomas School of Law, and is a member of numerous prominent local legal organizations. Jenn is dedicated to providing each of her clients with education, creative solutions, and reliable advice.

EDUCATION
JURIS DOCTOR, OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY MORITZ COLLEGE OF LAW
Graduated Top Third
Managing Editor, Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution
University of Oxford-Ohio State University Summer Law Program
Public Service Fellow

BACHELOR OF ARTS, WITH HONORS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON
Political Science and International Relations
Kappa Alpha Theta

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
State Bar of Minnesota
United States District Court, District of Minnesota
State Bar of Ohio
Minnesota Women Lawyers
Minnesota State Bar Association
Hennepin County Bar Association
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, Associate Member
Better Business Bureau

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
FBI National Citizens Academy Alumni Association, General Counsel
FBI Minneapolis Citizens Academy Alumni Association, General Counsel & Member
Kappa Alpha Theta, Minneapolis and St. Paul Alumnae Chapters, Member
Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility, 4th District Ethics Committee, Investigator

TEACHING & TRAINING:
Adjunct Professor: Nonprofit Law Clinic, University of St. Thomas School of Law (2017 – present).
CLE Presentation: Tax Exempt Organizations: Handling Operational Issues, National Business Institute (NBI) (anticipated 2018).
CLE Presentation: Top 8 Nonprofit Board Governance and Liability Landmines to Avoid, National Business Institute (NBI) (2018).
CLE Presentation: Board Governance: Avoiding Liability Landmines and Managing Critical Issues, NonprofitWebAdvisor (2018).
CLE Presentation: Charitable Solicitation and Disclosure of Contributions: How to do it Right, NonprofitWebAdvisor (2018).
CLE Presentation: The IRS 501(c) Application: A Step-by-Step Guide, myLawCLE (2018).
CLE Presentation: Private Foundations From Start to Finish, National Business Institute (NBI) (2018).
CLE Presentation: Religious Organizations: Top Challenges, National Business Institute (NBI) (2017).
CLE Presentation: Form 1023/1024: What the IRS is Looking For, myLawCLE (2017).
CLE Presentation: Advanced Nonprofit Law, National Business Institute (NBI) (2017).
CLE Presentation: Ultimate Guide to Tax-Exempt Organizations, National Business Institute (NBI) (2017).
CLE Presentation: Nonprofit Board Governance, Risks and Liability: Top Secrets Attorneys Must Know, National Business Institute (NBI) (2017).
CLE Presentation: Tax-Exempt Organization Incorporation Process: A to Z, National Business Institute (NBI) (2017).
CLE Presentation, Teleconference: Tax-Exempt Organizations: New Requirements and Regulations, National Business Institute (NBI) (2017).
CLE Presentation: Ultimate Guide to Tax-Exempt Organizations, National Business Institute (NBI) (2016).
CLE Presentation: Establishing a 501(c)(3) Organization, National Business Institute (NBI) (2016).
CLE Presentation: Ethical Considerations for Attorneys Serving on Nonprofit Boards, Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) (2016).
Adjunct Professor: Mergers & Acquisitions, Mitchell Hamline School of Law (Spring 2016).
CLE Presentation: Ultimate Guide to Tax Exempt Organizations, National Business Institute (NBI) (2015).
Panel Discussion: Hot Topics in Business Law 2015: Mergers and Acquisitions in the Nonprofit World, Mitchell Hamline School of Law Center for Law and Business (2015).
CLE Presentation: Advanced Tax Exempt Organizations: Top 12 Challenges, National Business Institute (NBI) (2015).
CLE Presentation: Tax Exempt Organizations from Start to Finish, National Business Institute (NBI) (2015).
CLE Presentation: 7 Super Tips for Handling Nonprofits, West Metro CLE Consortium (2015).
CLE Presentation: Nonprofit Formation: A Step-by-Step Guide, National Business Institute (NBI) (2014).
CLE Presentation: Ethics for Lawyers Serving on Nonprofit Boards, Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association (2014).
Presentation: Overview of Nonprofit Law, Leaders Impacting the Nonprofit Community (LINC), Hennepin County Bar Association (2014).
Presentation: The Legalities of Being a Nonprofit Board Member, City of Eden Prairie/Eden Prairie Chamber of Commerce/Eden Prairie Community Foundation, Eden Prairie Community Education (2013).
CLE Presentation, Panel Discussion: Challenges in Starting Your Firm and How to Overcome Them. Minnesota Continuing Legal Education (2012, 2013, 2014).
Presentation: Conflict Management, Minnesota Youth Soccer Association, Inc. (2013, 2014).
Presentation: Volunteers, Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration (2012).
Publication: What Should your Board Members Be Accomplishing at Board Meetings?, MSBA Solo and Small Firm Section Newsletter (2012).
Publication: What Your Member Privacy Policy Should Address, Membership Management Report (2011).
Radio: AM 1570 Peter McClellan Show: Interview with Jennifer L. Urban (2011).
Publication: Tips & Traps: Soliciting for Charity, Minnesota Bench & Bar Magazine (2010).

PERSONAL INTERESTS:
When Jenn isn’t working on a client matter, she can most likely be found working at home on a renovation or gardening project, spending time with friends, or hanging out with her trusty bulldog Luna.

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Jenn Urban
Attorney for Nonprofits
612-284-6441
info@legalforgood.com
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