Religious and Non-Profit Organizations Law and Risk Management

Attorneys at Bangerter Frazier & Graff serve as litigators in the defense of religious and non-profit organizations. We provide on-going support and counsel on issues involving the unique issues of risk management confronted in these organizations.

Mr. Bangerter is certified in Church Law and Risk Management by the University of Cambridge for successful completion of its course in Risk Management for Churches and Schools. Over the past sixteen years, Mr. Bangerter has represented GuideOne Mutual Insurance Company and hundreds of its insureds. Throughout that period, GuideOne Insurance Company has remained one of the largest insurers of non-profit and religious organizations in the world. Since 1993, Mr. Bangerter has served as a guest lecturer to the insurance industry on current issues that directly impact religious and other non-profit organizations.

This firm continues to provide litigation and risk management support to religious and other types of non-profit organizations throughout California, Washington, Nevada, Montana and Utah. We provide support in litigation, as well as in transactional, corporate structure and compliance, real estate dealings, and preventative legal measures employed to reduce the risk of litigation.

Bangerter Frazier & Graff provides legal support to a broad range of religious and non-profit organizations, including churches, synagogues, mosques, private schools, camps, colleges and universities, hospitals and nursing care facilities.

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Real Estate
  • Employment Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Personal and Catastrophic Injury
  • Professional Negligence
  • Church Related Law
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Corporations and Partnerships
  • Contracts
  • Employment Practices
  • Estate Planning
  • Construction Defect
  • Risk Management
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Estate Planning
  • Trust Administration and Litigation

 

 

Representative Clients

 

  • Abiding Savior Lutheran Church
  • Abyssinian Missionary Baptist Church
  • Agape Christian Fellowship
  • American Baptist Churches
  • Ascension Evangelical Lutheran Church
  • Baldwin Hills Baptist Church
  • Bethany Church
  • Bethany Church of Sierra Madre
  • Broadmoor Community Church / United Church of Christ
  • California Baptist College
  • California Southern Baptist
  • Calvary Baptist Church
  • Calvary Baptist College
  • Calvary Baptist Church of Santa Monica
  • Calvary Chapel
  • Calvary Chapel Big Bear
  • Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa
  • Calvary Chapel Kanab
  • Calvary Chapel Placentia
  • Calvary Chapel San Bernardino
  • Calvary Chapel Yorba Linda
  • Calvary Chapel of Yorba Linda School
  • Calvary Christian School
  • Calvary Cross
  • Central Washington Seventh Day Baptist Church
  • Changed Life Ministries
  • Chapel Media
  • Christ Church of Westminster
  • Christian Heritage School
  • Church of God in Christ
  • Church Of The Living God
  • Church of the Soldiers
  • College Park Church of God
  • Congregation Beth El
  • Covenant Retirement
  • Deep Valley Christian School
  • Desert Christian Center
  • East Hills Community Church
  • Echos of Faith Christian Center
  • Embassy Christian Center
  • Evangelical Free Church
  • Faith Chinese Alliance Church
  • Faith Lutheran
  • Faith Lutheran High School
  • Faith Tabernacle
  • Faith United Methodist Church
  • Faithful Central Bible Church
  • Family Community Church
  • First AME Church
  • First Assembly of God
  • First Baptist Church of Pomona
  • First Baptist Church of Van Nuys
  • First Baptist Church of Ventura
  • First Christian Church of Escondido
  • First Evangelical Church
  • First Southern Baptist Church
  • First United Methodist
  • Full Gospel Assembly of God
  • Garden Grove
  • Gardena Valley Assembly of God
  • General Assembly Church
  • Gloria Baptist Church
  • Grace Baptist Church
  • Grace Church & School
  • Grace Lutheran Church
  • Greater St. James Baptist Church
  • Happy Valley Missionary Baptist Church
  • Hawthorne Assembly of God
  • Highland Park Lutheran
  • Highway Tabernacle Church of God
  • Holy Trinity & St. Benedict Episcopal Church
  • Hope International
  • Hosanna Chapel
  • Inglesia Los Amigos
  • International Faith Center
  • King Chapel Christian Center
  • L.A. District Church of the Nazarene
  • Light and Life Free Methodist Church
  • Lincoln Avenue Church of Christ
  • Living Waters Missionary
  • Long Beach Brethren Manor
  • Lutheran Church – Missouri
  • Lutheran Social Services of So. California
  • Macedonia Baptist Church of Vallejo
  • The Master’s College and Seminary
  • The Master’s College
  • Mission Blvd Church of Christ
  • Mission Springs Christian Camps and Conference Center
  • Monte Vista Christian School
  • Montrose Baptist Church
  • Mt. Sinai Memorial Parks and Mortuary
  • New Harvest Christian Fellowship
  • New Harvest Church-Fresno, Inc.
  • Noah’s Ark
  • Norwalk Assembly of God
  • Olympia Lacey Church of God
  • Orange Hill Presbyterian Church
  • Oriental Mission
  • Our Savior Lutheran Church
  • Pacifica Christian
  • Park Windsor Baptist Church
  • Presbytery of the Pacific
  • Prosperity Missionary Baptist Church
  • Rafael Convalescent Hospital
  • Rainbow Christian Preschool
  • Renton Park Chapel Evangelical Church of North America
  • Rialto Baptist Church
  • Risen Life Church
  • Riverlakes Community Church
  • RLDS
  • Saigon Reformed Church
  • Santa Maria First Church of the Nazarene
  • Santa Monica Christian Towers
  • Santa Monica Church of the Nazarene
  • Saints Rest Baptist Church
  • Santa Rosa Christian School
  • Saratoga Federated Church
  • Shepherd of the Hills
  • Sinai Temple
  • Slavic Evangelical Christian Baptist Church
  • South Bay Evangelical Christian Church
  • South Bay Islamic Association
  • Southern Baptist Bible College
  • St. Athanasius Coptic Orthodox Church
  • St. George Episcopal Church of Laguna Hills
  • St. Mary and St. Athanasius Coptic Orthodox Church
  • St. Paul Baptist Church
  • Temple Akiba
  • Temple Aliyah
  • Temple Ahavat Shalom
  • Temple Beth Am
  • Temple Netivot Shalom
  • Torrance First Presbyterian Church
  • Truevine Community Church
  • True Vine Missionary Baptist Church
  • Twin Oaks Church
  • United Methodist Church
  • United Pentecostal Church of Modesto
  • United Pentecostal Church of Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Unity Church of Truth
  • University Synagogue
  • Victory Baptist Church
  • Victory Outreach
  • Village Covenant Church
  • West Angeles Church of God in Christ
  • Western Baptist Church
  • Westminster Academy
  • Westmont College