Each year, MCR staff and volunteer attorneys provide legal services to more than 100 nonprofit organizations in Detroit and throughout the state.

Working together, these attorneys provide a wide range of business and transactional legal services to nonprofit organizations.


Direct Legal Services

Our attorneys can provide one-on-one legal counseling for nonprofit organizations on a range of business and transactional legal needs.

Office Hours

You can schedule a one-hour Office Hours appointment for Nonprofit Start-up Legal Assistance or for support with completing the Request for Legal Assistance (RFA) Form.


We host periodic workshops that offer new and established nonprofits with an opportunity to learn more about a particular topic and ask questions.

Legal Alerts & Resources

We offer legal resources and timely Legal Alerts to provide nonprofits with in-depth information on a variety of topics, including issues arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.


Not sure where to begin? Contact our Legal Team!
Email: legal@mi-community.org
Phone: (313) 962-3171

Tell us your name, organization name, and a brief description of your organization,
and we’ll get back to you soon.


In an effort to be as responsive as possible to our clients with urgent needs related issues arising from the pandemic, we are prioritizing urgent matters ahead of routine requests for legal support.

You may continue to submit your Request for Legal Assistance (RFA), but please understand your request may take longer than usual to respond to.

We thank you for your grace and understanding during this unprecedented time!

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