Outside General Counsel Services

At Caritas Law Group, P.C. (formerly Carter Law Group), we want to be proactive members of your team. The most cost effective way for you to gain access to the proactive and strategic legal advice you need is to partner with us to serve your day-to-day legal needs as your Outside General Counsel. As Outside General Counsel, we manage the legal aspects of your business in addition to providing value added strategic advice to help you achieve your mission. We offer Outside General Counsel services to small and medium sized organizations and customize each offering to our clients' needs.

Our clients span the full range of non-profit, tax-exempt and social enterprise industries, including:

  • Grant-making Foundations
  • Schools/educational organizations
  • Health Care
  • Trade Associations
  • National and Internationally Federated Organizations and/or Chapters
  • Churches and Religious Organizations
  • Social Service Organizations

Our Outside General Counsel representation is designed for organizations that require ongoing legal services such as advice regarding governance, funding and general business contracts, planned giving, fundraising, tax matters, as well as board and staff training from a trusted legal partner. Through our Outside General Counsel representation, we get to know your organization intimately and use our extensive network of contacts and resources to help your organization thrive.

Our Outside General Counsel representation permits you to benefit from an ongoing communication without worrying about the meter running. Outside General Counsel representations are billed monthly on a fixed fee basis. The fee is mutually agreed to after a thorough review of your organization and its needs and reviewed bi-annually to ensure that the arrangement is fair to both the client and to the firm.

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