Representing Educational & Religious Institutions

Legal Support for Thriving Churches and Schools

Churches and schools play vital roles in our communities, yet the hard work involved in running and growing these institutions often goes unnoticed. At Williams Kilpatrick, PLLC, we recognize that churches and schools must operate like businesses to thrive. Drawing upon our decades of experience serving businesses of all sizes, our attorneys are dedicated to supporting and empowering churches and schools in Lexington and across Kentucky.

Comprehensive Legal Solutions for Your Institution

We understand that facing legal challenges can hinder a church or school's ability to fulfill its mission. Our attorneys are well-versed in providing outside counsel and litigation representation for a wide range of matters, including:

  • Real Estate Purchases and Negotiations: Whether you're negotiating leases or completing buy/sell agreements, our attorneys have the expertise to navigate real estate transactions and protect your organization's interests. We ensure favorable terms and minimize risks associated with property acquisitions.
  • Employment Law Counseling: From discrimination and sexual harassment issues to comprehensive hiring policies, our attorneys provide sound counsel on employment law matters. We help you establish fair practices, ensure compliance, and safeguard the rights of employees and volunteers.
  • Contract Negotiation and Review: Our legal team assists in contract negotiation, drafting, and review processes, ensuring that your church or school enters into agreements that align with its goals and protect its interests. We carefully analyze contractual terms to minimize risks and foster favorable outcomes.
  • Financing and Loan Renegotiation: Navigating financing and loan matters can be complex. Our attorneys provide guidance in renegotiating loans, securing favorable financing terms, and protecting your institution's financial stability, enabling you to meet your operational needs effectively.
  • School Discipline, Bullying, and Civil Rights: We offer legal support in addressing school discipline issues, bullying incidents, and civil rights disputes. Our attorneys work diligently to protect the rights of students and ensure a safe and inclusive learning environment for all.

Efficient Dispute Resolution

At Williams Kilpatrick, PLLC, we prioritize finding amicable, out-of-court resolutions to disputes that may arise within your institution. Our attorneys leverage their negotiation skills to protect your organization's interests, reputation, time, and finances. However, if litigation becomes necessary, our experienced lawyers have a successful track record in handling trial and appellate cases in federal and state courts.

For thriving churches and schools, Williams Kilpatrick, PLLC is your trusted legal partner. Our dedicated attorneys understand the unique needs and challenges faced by these institutions, providing comprehensive legal solutions to support their growth and success. Contact our firm today to ensure your organization receives the experienced and tailored legal representation it deserves.

How can we help?

Contact one of our Attorneys by visiting our About page to schedule a consultation. Not sure where to start? Feel free to call our firm directly at 859-245-1059 or email our Office Administrator at [email protected].


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