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Jenn Urban is the nonprofit attorney and superhero you want looking out for you. Having an advocate who really understands the issues can be a lifesaver. Jenn’s years of experience dealing with government agents, assisting with government grants in Minnesota, structuring nonprofits, and guiding management decisions means time and money saved for you. Jenn is the nonprofit lawyer for you!


We get it. In a world driven by profitability and bottom lines, the community’s needs are often ignored and underrepresented. The IRS defines a nonprofit as a “tax-exempt organization that serves the public good.” But, most nonprofits don’t have expertise in laws and legal speak; they have passion and experience in doing the right thing. Legal for Good’s charity attorney works on your behalf, liaising with government agencies and entities, to ensure legal and financial compliance; and allowing nonprofits to focus on the public good.


Client spotlight: Little Free Library

To promote literacy and the love of reading by building free book exchanges worldwide and to build a sense of community as we share skills, creativity, and wisdom across generations. There are over 40,000 Little Free Library book exchanges around the world, bringing curbside literacy home and sharing 16 million books annually.

  • Jenn was a key partner in our efforts to totally rewrite the bylaws of our non-profit organization. She was patient with our volunteer board, generous with her time, and extremely effective in her final product. We wouldn’t hesitate to hire her again!

    Jason DeRusha President of the Board of Governors of National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Upper Midwest Chapter, Morning/Noon News Anchor at WCCO-TV
  • I had the great pleasure of working with Jenn to help launch a nonprofit. Jenn explained complex requirements in understandable terms, guided me through articles of incorporation and bylaws, and continues to be a great resource. She is a great person in addition to being a great nonprofit attorney. I recommend her wholeheartedly.

    Kelly Rietow Founder at NonProfit Resource Collaborative & Owner of RooSolutions
  • It was my pleasure to work with Jenn on a project to turnaround a nonprofit organization. In working with Jenn, I found a rare combination of technical and leadership skills in her deep knowledge of nonprofit law combined with her ability to lead a board during very difficult circumstances.

    Brad Brown Senior Vice President at Cheetah Development
  • Jenn is THE go-to person for any nonprofit in Minnesota. She responds quickly and with confidence. She knows the law. She’s great with people. Her explanations are understandable for attorneys as well as her clients. She has advised me in the past and she is my first call for nonprofit law.

    Rebecca Bell rb Legal LLC
  • I have known and worked with Jenn for a number of years when my clients needed legal expertise and when hers needed financial/accounting assistance. Her technical knowledge is impressive, spirit unwavering, and ethical standards at the highest level. And she's a fun person to be around! I recommend Jenn and her firm.

    Jennifer Thienes Consultant, Owner of Jennifer Thienes, CPA, Consulting
  • I have known Jenn for a couple years in different capacities and can honestly say how great she is what she does. If you are a nonprofit you can stop looking for someone else and go with Jenn. She is so knowledgeable on nonprofit law and she actually cares. I highly recommend Jenn and her firm.

    Ben Theis Owner of Skol Marketing, Web Developer, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Google Specialist, Social Media Expert, Internet Marketer, Speaker

Sometimes, it’s okay to do things on your own. So, if you’re looking to create some of your own documents for your 501c3 Minnesota nonprofit, but want to make sure that you’ve got the correct content and language to ensure the document really does what it’s supposed to, check out these products developed by an experienced charity lawyer in Minnesota.

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