About Us

Our Vision

To create a vibrant, regional center for the nonprofit community of Southeastern Massachusetts.  It will be the epicenter of nonprofit education and legal services.  The Center will be staffed by attorneys and other nonprofit professionals and will provide legal counsel, seminars, conferences, and consulting services to grow the expertise of nonprofit leaders.

Our Mission

To be the primary legal and educational resource for nonprofits in Southeastern Massachusetts, providing:

  • Affordable, excellent legal services for the nonprofit community;
  • Educational programming that helps nonprofit organizations build capacity to achieve the fullest expression of their missions.


The Legal Center for Nonprofits, Inc., is a  501(c)(3) charity and Massachusetts nonprofit corporation, formed in July 2012.

Board of Directors

Lisa Aldrich, CPA

Lee Blake

Eric Jaikes, Esq.

Rev. David Lima

James B. Ross, Esq.

Corinn Williams

Kristen Sarkarati, Chair

Linnea R. Michel, Esq., Founder & President/CEO