Jacqueline counsels a wide array of nonprofit organizations on matters ranging from formation and tax exemption, to governance, ongoing IRS compliance, and dissolution. She advises clients on grantmaking, charitable solicitation, annual returns, unrelated business income, activities of related and subsidiary entities, and various other nonprofit-related issues. She also provides real estate and other general legal services to organizations that are exempt from federal and state income taxes.
The types of organizations she represents include, among others:
- Public charities
- Private foundations (family foundations, company foundations, operating foundations)
- Educational institutions (pre-K to higher ed)
- Sports-related organizations
- Churches and other religious organizations
- Governmental organizations
- Life science organizations
- Trade associations and labor organizations
- Social welfare organizations
- Greek organizations
Real Estate & Financial Services
Before transitioning to the nonprofit organizations practice, Jacqueline represented real estate developers, financial institutions and corporate clients in transactions including:
- Debt and equity financing
- Credit tenant leases
- Property transfers
- Title and survey issues
Jacqueline has helped clients navigate the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) TPA (transfer of physical assets) process, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) compliance, and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) issues. She continues to provide real estate services for nonprofit organizations. She also assists clients in obtaining property tax exemptions.
Prior to attending law school, Jacqueline was a third grade teacher at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School in Dallas, Texas.
In her free time, Jacqueline plays all kinds of sports, but she has a particular affinity toward racquet sports. While she enjoys watching a variety of sports, she can usually be found cheering on the Fighting Irish, Colts and Pacers. Jacqueline also enjoys traveling both across the United States and abroad.