Non Profit Law

The purpose of a non-profit or not for profit is to conduct business for the benefit of the general public without shareholders and without a profit motive. There are several different types of Non-Profit Organizations and corporation such as charities, nonprofits, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), private voluntary organizations (PVOs), and civil society organizations (CSOs.)

JEP lawyers working on Non-Profit Law provide services that may include:

  • Non-Profit Entity Formation
  • Bylaws & Contract Drafting
  • 501(c)(3) Recognition
  • Sales Tax Exemptions
  • Property Tax Exemptions
  • Darren Perconte

    Perconte Law

    Serves in Cook County

    Darren Perconte is an alumni member of the JEP. Darren provides affordable and tailored legal services to business owners, professionals, and creatives. His practice areas include business transactions, business litigation and dispute resolution, employment law, administrative and professional hearings, copyright and trademark, estate planning, and real estate. Darren draws upon his legal and business experience to pursue specific, client-focused solutions to legal issues. For more complex or specialized matters, he utilizes a wide network of attorneys and other professionals to meet the unique needs of each client. Darren understands that every client faces a different situation, so he offers a range of payment plans and representation options, including limited scope, unbundled services, and coaching. Darren earned his J.D. from The University of Chicago Law School and his B.A. from Boston College.

    Darren can be reached at (773)242-9909 or This firm charges a $150 consultation fee.

  • Sergio Juwa

    The Law Office of Sergio Juwa

    Sergio Juwa is a strong advocate for entrepreneurship as a tool for empowering individuals from all backgrounds and uplifting communities. As such, he focuses his practice on helping business owners protect and grow their businesses. Sergio grew up in Madison, Wisconsin, and attended UW-Madison where he studied politics and law. He came to Chicago to attend law school at Loyola University Chicago, where he focused on business law, earning his MBA program and Transactional Law Certificate in the process. He has worked with a variety of businesses, including in-house at multi-billion dollar financial businesses and power companies, as well as many startups and small businesses assisting with matters ranging from setting up their businesses, drafting contracts, and analyzing legal disputes.

    Sergio can be reached via email at or via phone at (847) 790-4532.

  • Chlece Neal

    Chicago Advocate Legal, LLC

    Serves in Cook County

    Chlece Neal’s passion for law is inspired by a desire to see social justice for everyone. She sees the legal system as an instrument for social change and wants to use the legal system to empower, inspire and help people see positive change in their lives, their families and their communities. Chlece graduated from Loyola University School of Law and the Graduate School of Social Work where she focused on child and family law and mental health issues as well as the criminal justice system. Chlece practices in the area of family law, child law, criminal law and nonprofit organization. With flexible office hours, including weekends, and affordable pricing options, there is no reason to go at it alone.

    Chlece Neal can be reached at (312) 646-5315 or at This firm charges $50 for in-person consultations and $25 for phone consultations.