Legal & Incorporation

The Legal & Incorporation committee is responsible for working with an attorney to file articles of incorporation, draft by-laws, and assist in seating the co-op’s first Board of Directors. This task group will also research and make recommendations on insurance coverage for the co-op.

Committee Members

Click here to view committee members, or to sign-up for this committee

Reference Materials


  • Consider need for attorney to assist with incorporation process (see p. 28 of Legal Primer, which states the following: “Incorporation is a simple process in most states and the filing usually costs less than $200.  The filing can occur without legal advice.”
  • File articles of incorporation and seat founding board
  • Research and provide recommendations to Steering Committee or Board regarding insurance coverage for board members and other volunteers

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