Our firm assists nonprofit organizations in all aspects of their lifecycle from formation through termination. Chris has extensive experience in creating nonprofit corporations and foundations and obtaining 501(c)(3) or other tax-exempt status. He has also advised numerous boards of directors and trustees regarding corporate / entity governance and their fiduciary duty and conflicts of interests. And, he has helped these organizations navigate the complex rules regarding tax and administration matters. If you have a nonprofit organization or would like to start one up, please see us to go over the entire process to ensure the organization promotes its charitable purpose in a efficient, tax-effective and legal manner.

Chris has served on the Board of Directors for numerous organizations including the Olympia Symphony Orchestra and The Peoples’ Foundation. He is currently on the Board of Directors of the Summit Massage Association based in Lewis County.