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Welcome to Bea & VandenBerk
We seek to provide a broad range of legal services to tax-exempt organizations, small businesses, and individuals. It is our objective to provide high-quality legal services with a personal approach that is responsive to client needs. Please review our services and contact us if we can be of assistance.
Our Practice Areas
- Nonprofit Corporate Law
- Tax Compliance and Advising
- Intellectual Property, Copyright & Trademark
- Employment Law
- Real Estate
- Contracts & Commercial Transactions
- Charitable Solicitation
- 501(c)(3) and other Nonprofits
- Social Enterprises
- Churches & Religious Organizations
- Artists, Authors, and Filmmakers
- Publishing & Entertainment
- Small Businesses
Our not-for-profit has used the services of Bea & VandenBerk for many years. Their team is responsive to our needs, helps us with direction in our projects, and is committed to our mission. I highly recommend the firm.
International Nonprofit Paralegal
As the director of a small music nonprofit, I was faced with a legal problem that carried big risks. Attorney David Bea consulted with me as if I was a Fortune 500 company! At least that’s how it felt. His knowledge, experience, and confidence in the matters at hand were impressive, and we came to very good conclusions very quickly, and the case was closed and put behind us. I am infinitely grateful to David Bea for his willingness and understanding of our need for help. This kind of situation can easily bring down a small nonprofit.
An early decision founders of new non-profit organizations must make is where to incorporate. A U.S. charitable, religious, or educational organization has its choice of incorporating in any of the 50 states as well as the District of Columbia. With this many choices, founders may ask if it is advantageous to incorporate in one state over another.
The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed legislation that would create a small claims court for copyright disputes. If enacted into law, the U.S. Copyright Office would house a dispute resolution system known as the Copyright Claims Board as an alternate forum to resolve copyright disputes when the amount in controversy is less than $30,000. Under
The Department of Labor (DOL) finalized its proposed rules for overtime eligibility. As some may recall, the DOL attempted to issue new overtime rules back in 2015, but those overtime rules were enjoined by a federal district court in 2016. Below is a summary of the final 2019 overtime rules: