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Facilitating the Right Decision

What We Offer

Independent "of counsel" attorneys associated with the Nick Dranias Law & Policy Analysis LLC network offer legal services for sophisticated clients. Independent policy analysts associated with the network offer public policy analysis, one-on-one grassroots and legislative education, public speaking, and expert testimony.

Essential Service Kits

Entrepreneur’s Essential Limited Liability Company Kit - $1500 to $2500 (anyone who is a sole proprietor or family partnership really needs this; for the typical solo or family business, the tax savings will substantially offset the cost in the first year alone; offered exclusively by "of counsel" attorneys)

  • Formation of AZ or TX LLC

  • Operating Agreement

  • FEIN

  • S Corporation Election

  • Registered Agent Service for one year (AZ only)

  • Establishment of salary and benefit policies to legally minimize tax liability (including research and documentation of defensible employment compensation, as well as guidance on company car ownership, establishing and utilizing solo self-directed 401(k), Health Savings Accounts and reimbursing insurance premiums, payroll tax compliance, and preserving S Corp status)

  • Promissory note forms for loans to/from LLC

Entrepreneur’s Essential Trademark Kit - $750 to $1250

  • Referred to “Of Counsel” attorney Nadia G. Semerdjieva who focuses in the field.

Policy Expert Session Kit - $7500 (offered by independent policy analysts)

  • Includes all necessary committee testimony and legislative committee member educational meetings for a typical session consisting of 4 significant committee hearings on a bill. Will also tap broader policy field networks for additional educational and testimonial support, if desired. Please note: Independent Policy Experts will only testify in connection with pro-liberty efforts within their fields of expertise and at the specific direction of a legislative sponsor or registered lobbyist.

Essential Will & Trust Kit - $750 to $1250 (if you have more than $100,000 in assets, you really need a kit like this; offered exclusively by "of counsel" attorneys)

  • Pour-over will

  • Revocable trust suitable for estates under $1,000,000 (for estates that could hold in excess of $1,000,000 in assets, add $295 per hour for the engagement of "Of Counsel" John P. D'Arco to review and edit our trust instruments to handle any complex federal tax issue that might arise)

  • Documentation for transfer of one real estate property into trust

  • FEIN

  • Guidance on opening bank accounts, retitling accounts and properties and grantor trust tax treatment

  • Best Practices Guidance

Gentle Society Nonprofit Kit - $3500 (for purely charitable and non-policy educational entities with no public policy education or advocacy component; offered exclusively by "of counsel" attorneys)

  • Form AZ or TX nonprofit corporation

  • Bylaws

  • Forms for board action

  • Registered Agent Service for one year (AZ only)

  • FEIN

  • 501c3 determination letter application, guidance and follow up

  • Guidance on states where fundraising is unregulated

  • Best Practices Guidance

Liberty & Justice Warrior Nonprofit Kit - $7500 (for maxing-out the policy education and advocacy potential of any 501c3; offered exclusively by "of counsel" attorneys)

  • Form AZ or TX nonprofit corporation

  • Bylaws

  • Forms for board action

  • FEIN

  • 501c3 determination letter application

  • H election

  • Registered Agent Service for one year (AZ only)

  • Development of lobbying policy and tracking forms

  • Guidance on states where fundraising is unregulated

  • Guidance on lobbying/principal registration issues

  • Best Practices Guidance

Entrepreneur’s Essential Private Offering Compliance Kit - $7500 (offered exclusively by "of counsel" attorneys)

  • Formation of AZ or TX C Corporation

  • Bylaws tailored to Startup Issues

  • Registered Agent Service for one year (AZ only)

  • Private Placement Memorandum

  • Stock Subscription Agreement

  • State Blue Sky/Federal Reg D Compliance

  • Cap Table Guidance

  • Best Practices Guidance

Corporate Counsel

Operational Representation (offered exclusively by "of counsel" attorneys)

  • $1750 to $2250 per month immediately earned availability retainer (includes 10 hours per month – “use it or lose it”) plus negotiated rate for hours in excess of 10 per month.

  • Includes most types of operational/transactional legal representation; as well as discrete temporary projects in states that allow multi-state temporary practice.

  • Option to request reciprocity admission to qualifying states.

  • In no event will hourly overage rates exceed $295 per hour.

Litigation Representation (offered exclusively by "of counsel" attorneys)

  • $2950 to $3250 per month immediately earned availability retainer (includes 10 hours per month – “use it or lose it”) plus negotiated rate for hours in excess of 10 per month.

  • Includes most types of trial and appellate level litigation representation in Principal's states of practice or in regard to federal court matters; discrete temporary matters in states that allow multi-state temporary practice.

  • Option to request reciprocity admission to qualifying states at client’s cost.

  • In no event will hourly overage rates exceed $395 per hour.

Combo Representation (offered exclusively by "of counsel" attorneys)

  • Both operational and litigation services to be furnished as needed and as described above in exchange for $2500 to $3000 per month immediately earned availability retainer (includes 10 hours per month – “use it or lose it”) plus negotiated rate for hours in excess of 10 per month.

Ala Carte

  • Public Policy Consulting - $85 to $125 per hour

  • Mediation Services - $95 to $125 per hour (offered exclusively by "of counsel" attorneys)

  • Legal Consulting - $150 to $225 per hour (offered exclusively by "of counsel" attorneys)

  • General Transactional Services (Business, Real Estate, Contracting Law) - $225 to $295 per hour (offered exclusively by "of counsel" attorneys)

  • Trial Court Litigation Services (Not Domestic Relations)- $395 per hour (offered exclusively by "of counsel" attorneys)

  • Appellate Litigation Services - $295 to $395 per hour (offered exclusively by "of counsel" attorneys)

  • Constitutional Law Amicus Brief Drafting (Pro-Liberty Only) - $295 per hour (offered exclusively by "of counsel" attorneys)

  • One-on-One Legislative Public Policy Education (Pro-Liberty Only) - $150 per hour/$500 per diem (offered by independent policy analysts)

  • Legislative Drafting - $125 to $225 per hour (offered exclusively by "of counsel" attorneys)

  • Constitutional/Regulatory Expert Testimony (Pro-Liberty Only) - $250 per hour/$750 per diem(offered by independent policy analysts)

Public Policy Education

Public Policy Opinion & Analysis - $750 to $50,000 per publication (offered by independent policy analysts)

Speaking Engagements - $500 per diem – local/$1000 per diem – national (offered by independent policy analysts).

Nick Dranias Speaking Topics (available only through the Federalist Society or Students for Liberty):

  • Renewing Liberty, Justice and Limited Government: How Deep Reforms in Small Jurisdictions Could Turn the Tide.

  • Trump the Court: What a 6-3 Originalist Court Could Mean for the Second Amendment, Free Speech, the Administrative State and Civil Rights

  • The “Dark Money” Witch Hunt versus Free Speech

  • Compact for America vs. Convention of States vs. BBATF: What are the Actual Strengths and Weaknesses of the Various Article V Convention Efforts?

  • Limitless Federal Debt: The Root Cause of All Federal Overreach

  • Why State Sovereignty, not Historical Custom and Practice, is the Foundation of an Article V “Convention of States”

  • What Economic Liberty is and How to Restore It

 

In addition to the fees specified above, reimbursement of advanced expenses for filing fees and for directly incurred costs is typically requested. No one associated with the network will ever mark-up reimbursed expenses, nor will you be charged for overhead. If a referral fee is charged, it will be fully disclosed, it will not exceed 20% of the fees paid, and you will have the right to reject the referral relationship and thereby avoid any referral fee, if you wish.