Steve Sommers has been providing legal counsel to nonprofit organizations for over 35 years. Mr. Sommers has served a broad range of clientele, including public charities, churches, parachurches, universities, seminaries, private schools, foundations, denominations, and social welfare organizations. Whether he is helping clients start a nonprofit or advising a board on an important vote, Mr. Sommers strives to provide his clients prudent advice that best suits their needs and objectives. Mr. Sommers has a 100% success rate in applying for tax-exempt status with the IRS for his clients.
Mr. Sommers obtained his Bachelor’s Degree from Stanford University and his law degree from Southwestern Law School. In the past, Mr. Sommers has served as an officer and trustee of Lake Avenue Church in Pasadena and as the President and a director of the Los Angeles Chapter of Christian Leadership Alliance. In addition, he has served on the Audit Committee of Wycliffe Bible Translators as well as on numerous boards and committees for other nonprofit organizations. Mr. Sommers has been a lecturer on legal issues affecting nonprofit organizations and has also taught courses on the law and nonprofit organizations as part of the graduate program at Azusa Pacific University.
Mr. Sommers is a great fan of sports, especially baseball. He also enjoys spending time with his family and is a native of the San Gabriel Valley.