We provide free legal services to new and established groups engaged in community and economic development efforts.
The Clinic provides transactional assistance to nonprofit and community organizations and social and creative enterprises in Detroit and the metro area in a range of subject matters including organizing and structuring nonprofit corporations and other business entities; drafting, negotiating and reviewing leases, contracts and other agreements; tax; governance; employment; real estate and land use; risk management; and intellectual property. The Clinic seeks to sustain effective organizations and build institutions that provide needed services and opportunities in under-served urban communities and contribute to the economic development of Detroit and Southeast Michigan.
Law firm with a special focus on nonprofit organizations.
Taylor Legal is a law firm specializing in the needs of tax-exempt and nonprofit organization of all types. Attorney Cevin Taylor, has assisted hundreds of nonprofit organizations with a wide range of issues, from formation and securing tax-exempt status, to reviewing contracts, protecting their intellectual property, governance, risk management, fundraising guidance, and dissolution, mergers, and consolidations, among other issues. He has a particular expertise in assisting organizations in getting reinstated as tax-exempt by the IRS after they have lost that status. He has also represented nonprofits in disputes with local governmental agencies regarding property tax exemption.