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Religious organizations are faced with increased operational challenges due to the vast number of laws and regulations governing their operations and charitable pursuits. An incorrect decision today may cost a religious organization a tremendous amount of time and money in the future. Our Religious Organizations/Clergy Practice Group uses a teamwork approach to providing expert advice in advance of important decisions involving transactional and litigation matters.
Our attorneys defend religious organizations and their clergy in state and federal court and before administrative agencies with respect to all areas of civil litigation. We handle all aspects of the case including investigation, witness preparation, administrative agency proceedings, pre-trial, trial, and appellate work.
Heyl Royster's reputation and extensive experience provide our clients with the best and most current legal advice and expertise. The attorneys in our Religious Organizations/Clergy Practice Group have extensive trial and appellate court experience. Our attorneys are members of several organizations which support the interests of religious organizations, including the National Diocesan Attorneys Association. In cases where litigation is necessary, we develop defense strategies which emphasize resolution of the case in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
Listed below are some of the areas where we represent religious organizations and clergy:
Catholic Diocese of Peoria
Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod
Christian Buehler Home
Institute of Charity
Apostolic Christian Home