Law Office of
D'Lorah Butts-Lucas

Your passion is my business.


D'Lorah Butts-Lucas is a Florida licensed attorney specializing in corporate counsel for churches and non-profits. Her legal experience includes work in private law firms, the Florida State Court System, and her own solo immigration law practice. Throughout her practice, Attorney Butts-Lucas has provided corporate counsel for churches and non-profits in 25 states.  Her professional experience includes nonprofit management, supervision, human resources administration, and leadership roles in a private company, public school district, and private higher education institution.


Equipped for her calling in law and service, Attorney Butts-Lucas received her Juris Doctor degree from Florida State University College of Law (2003), Master’s degree in Practical Theology from Regent University (2014), and Bachelor of Science degree from Vanderbilt University in Human & Organizational Development (1999).  After walking out this calling for over 17 years, Attorney Butts-Lucas has the knowledge, passion, and understanding needed to serve as YOUR NON-PROFIT ATTORNEY.

Attorney Butts-Lucas has a heart to serve as evidenced by her global missions and ministry efforts on four continents.  Part of which, includes having lead the re-opening of  and serving as the Executive Director of Nyame Bekyere Christian School in Ghana, West Africa for five years.  Now she looks forward to also serving by helping others pursue their passion.


Outside General Counsel

As Outside General Counsel we will perform the vast majority of your organization's legal work directly, or, when necessary, may identify unique issues and obtain specialized legal and non-legal referrals, overseeing and coordinating those referrals on your behalf. Working closely with our clients, we will be familiar with your current operations, past history, and future goals and provide efficient, thoughtful, and innovative solutions to your legal issues.  This service allows you to have "in-house counsel" without the expense of having a full-time attorney on staff.

Formation & Application for Tax-Exempt Status


  • Articles of Incorporation/Certificates of Formation
  • Bylaws
  • Tax Identification Number
  • Board of Director Formation
  • Registration to do Business
  • Fictitious Name Registration
  • Structuring and Operation of Subsidiary Entities
  •  Drafting and Filing of Application for Exemption under 501(c)(3) 

General Business Operations


  • Employment & Volunteer Policies and Handbooks
  • Employee Contracts
  • Drafting and Review of Contracts
  • Release Forms and Waivers
  • Employee and Volunteer Screening 
  • Succession Planning
  • Representation Before Governmental Entities
  • General Nonprofit Corporate Law Issues
  • Religious Workers Visas

Your Non-Profit Attorney

Law Office of D'Lorah Butts-Lucas

Kress Building

140 S. Beach Street, Suite 310

Daytona Beach, Florida 32114


Client meetings by appointment only.

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