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Expert in: Non Profit Organizations     [See all profiles]
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When you have questions about Non-Profits, I’ll give you answers you can understand. Avoid problems & ensure compliance with all laws by getting answers BEFORE you need them!
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Are you considering forming a nonprofit? Not sure whether to incorporate it? Do you want to apply for public or private grant money? Are you considering soliciting tax-deductible contributions? Do you want protection against personal liability for the activities of the organization? If so, you may benefit from organizing a non-profit corporation.

A nonprofit entity can receive private or public grants, donations from individuals & companies, and apply for tax-exempt status from the IRS. If your organization depends upon donations, you can better ensure you'll get donations if you can tell the donor that their contribution is tax-deductible. If you need help determining whether your organization may qualify, or if you need help completing the necessary formation documents, please contact me.

If you want or need the confidence of knowing the law, please contact me.

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Do you know what your organization must do to maintain its tax-exempt status? What about whether it meets its ongoing compliance responsibilities? Are you unsure if planned actions will compromise its status? If you haven’t yet received notification of tax exempt status, can donors still take tax deductions in the full amount of their donation? Does your nonprofit need to register before engaging in fundraising activities? If you solicit or receive donations from outside your home state, have you properly completed the necessary registration requirements for any or all of 40 States? Unsure whether you need a registration statement, a license, a solicitation permit, or a certificate?

Nonprofit entities have unique sets of challenges and requirements to make certain they operate on the right side of the law. When you’re involved with a nonprofit and have questions, please contact me. Benefit from my valuable experience in negotiating, problem solving and working through confrontational issues. My accomplishments, business experiences, education and interests are my means to providing you the services you seek. Let me put my tenacious attitude and strategic mindset to work for you!

Whether you are unsure if you need a lawyer, face your first legal situation, need help to handle existing problems, or want a second opinion, please contact me.

If you need help in any of the following areas, I can assist you.

Partial List of Services Offered:



• Preliminary Name Search


• Articles of Incorporation & Bylaws


• Organizational Meeting Requirements


• Organizing Corporate Records


• Assistance Preparing a 501(c)(3) Application


• Business Plans


• General Legal Services



Please see my other profiles under Legal Services, Information Systems & Management Consulting.

My Expert Service

NOTICE and DISCLOSURE




DISCLOSURE: Neither the CA nor OR State Bar certifies any lawyer as an expert; only holders of a current certificate as a specialist issued by the Board of Legal Specialization can refer to themselves as "certified specialist." Therefore, I cannot, nor do I, claim to be an "expert." The information in or provided through this website is for general information purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. Each legal issue is different and the information contained on this website may not apply to your case. You should be aware that the Statute of Limitations (the deadline imposed by law within which you may bring a lawsuit) may severely limit the time remaining for you to file any potential claims you may have. Legal information is not legal advice. Therefore, no person should act or rely on any information in this site without seeking the advice of an attorney. This Web site may be considered advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The hiring of an attorney is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Because I am an attorney licensed in California and Oregon, and admitted to practice before the federal courts, you will only receive legal advice applicable to California, Oregon and/or federal law. You should not consider anything contained on this website to be a guarantee or prediction of result. Prior results are provided for general information purposes only and do not guaranty, warranty or predict a similar outcome with respect to any future matter. This Web site is not intended to be advertising and the Law Offices of David C. Johnston does not wish to represent anyone desiring representation based upon viewing this Web site in a state where this Web site fails to comply with all laws and ethical rules of that state. In the event that any information on this website does not fully conform with regulations in any jurisdiction, this law firm will not accept representation based on that information. I do not collect any information about you other than what you provide to me through chat, by email, or over the phone. To demonstrate my commitment to informed disclosure and to accurately communicate any use of your personally identifiable information, you are directed to read all LivePerson policies, to include at minimum the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy. All potential clients are urged to make their own independent investigation and evaluation of any lawyer being considered. To the extent the State Bar rules require me to designate a principal office and/or single attorney responsible for this site, CA Lawyer Online and OR Lawyer Online designate David C. Johnston, with offices and contact information as currently listed with the State Bars of California & Oregon, as the attorney responsible for this CA LAWYER ONLINE LivePerson listing. Before you become my client, or I become your attorney, several procedures, including checks for conflicts of interest, must be performed. No attorney-client relationship is formed by reading this website or by merely chatting with or by sending email to CA LAWYER ONLINE. By clicking chat, hire or by sending an email, you acknowledge that you have read, comprehend and agree with this Disclosure.

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Experience & Qualifications



Bachelor of Science - Major: Forensic Science (yes, like on "CSI")

Juris Doctor - less commonly known as Doctorate of Jurisprudence

Admitted/Licensed: - State Bars of California and Oregon

Admitted: - U.S. District Courts, California and Oregon


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