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Church Law • Nonprofit Legal Counsel • Faith-Based Organizations • Attorneys for Ministries


Premier attorneys providing outstanding specialized legal services and resources by partnering with churches, ministries, nonprofit organizations and leaders across the nation.

The Church Lawyers are dedicated to providing outstanding and practical legal services to churches, ministries and nonprofits of all sizes. Whether you are looking for ongoing legal counsel to help your organization grow and manage risk, or a one time legal review of your organizational documents, systems and processes, our team of attorneys are highly experienced and dedicated to the success of your organization.


Since 1989, when David Middlebrook first began his legal work with religious organizations and leaders, our team of attorneys has provided the full spectrum of legal services to our clients – from start-up churches, ministries and nonprofits to answering the needs of multi-site and nationally recognized churches and ministries.

Because of our proven track record of solving unique challenges with suitable, customized solutions, many of the most preeminent and renowned churches, ministries and leaders across the country look to our team of attorneys when their organizations or leaders need legal assistance.  Our team is ready and willing to put that expertise to work for you and your organization.

"We pursue excellence in all things because we are called to our profession and believe our clients deserve the very best of our abilities."
Access, Affordability and Peace of Mind.


Join today and have peace of mind while we help to prepare your organization for growth through access to affordable, trusted and experienced nonprofit legal counsel. Our plan allows you to focus more on the opportunities at hand, and less on fear of the unknown or unpredictable.

Here are just some of the benefits of being a client-member:

25% off our regular Middlebrook & Goodspeed standard hourly rates.
$225 a month of free legal advice and consultation.
NEW! CLT Member’s-only training podcasts and webinars.
And much, much more to come!


Only $2100 annually.

Join The Church Lawyers Team, today!

Meet Your Professionals


Each of us at Middlebrook & Goodspeed is called to share our professional gifts and experience in service of churches and other faith-based organizations.

David O. Middlebrook
Founding Shareholder

Steven D. Goodspeed
Founding Shareholder

John A. Anthony

Mark F. Juba

Roberto R. Mancha
Of Counsel

Max Bishop
Of Counsel

Michele Sparkman
Of Counsel


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