Boutique Firm Hewn From Big Experience

Mendrygal Law, PLLC is an all-women, women-owned law firm with a team of highly experienced lawyers who share the same exclusive dedication to serving nonprofits and tax-exempt organizations. All of our lawyers and legal staff have a background at big law firms or established nonprofit boutique firms, enabling us to provide clients with the sophisticated counsel needed to handle their most complex legal needs.

Our lawyers combine their knowledge and skills to bring the most robust representation to each client. Each lawyer has a diverse set of experiences and a unique perspective to offer, and they take a collaborative, team approach to serving clients. Every client of the firm benefits from the wide range of experience and insight our lawyers bring to each matter we handle.

Explore our lawyers’ professional bios to learn more about the types of work they handle, the clients they have served, and more.


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Danika H. Mendrygal

Danika Mendrygal founded Mendrygal Law to build a law firm devoted exclusively to serving nonprofit and tax-exempt clients. Danika guides clients through the many complexities of establishing, growing and managing a tax-exempt organization. She provides counsel, advice and representation in taxation, corporate governance and compliance issues.
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Genevra M. Williams

Genevra Williams brings an insider’s perspective to her client’s issues. Prior to entering private practice, she was the sole in-house attorney for a prominent community foundation in Dallas, Texas, where she managed all issues related to legal compliance, board governance, and risk management.
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Amy C. Bellah

Amy’s practice focuses on representing nonprofit and tax exempt organizations, including forming tax-exempt organizations, preparing organizational documents and policies, preparing applications for federal and state tax exemptions, and advising on issues regarding the operation, management, and taxation of tax-exempt organizations. Her practice also includes addressing sophisticated tax issues. Learn More About Amy

Kristen E. Sitchler

Kristen is dedicated to providing legal counsel that is thorough, strategic, and practical. For almost 15 years, she has advised public charities, professional and trade associations, supporting organizations, private foundations, and others on a broad array of legal matters. Her practice focuses on formation, governance, tax-exempt status and compliance, contract review and negotiation.
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Lynne M. Howard

Lynne has over 20 years’ professional experience as a paralegal concentrated in the fields of corporate governance and intellectual property. She possesses diverse experience in governance activities for privately held entities (domestic and international, for-profit and non-profit), and a passion for supporting the non-profit sector in both a professional and volunteer capacity.
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Carolina Balderas

Carolina provides high level of support to our legal team, including research, client intake, accounts receivable and billing, and proofreading, as well as general administrative support work. She also assists with firm administration.
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