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"We at ICCS (Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies) are very pleased with the personal service and very high level of professionalism Fidelis Law has shown us over many years. Most recently, they have been instrumental in laying the legal foundations for our new fund-raising campaign. We depend on them for helpful legal advice on all matters pertaining to our university program in Rome."

- Michael Maas, Chair, ICCS Managing Committee.


"There are two things that are important to our choice of Fidelis Law PLLC as our General Counsel. First, the firm shares many of the core values that are at the heart of the Tennessee Baptist Children's Homes ministry. Second, they consistently represent us on a wide range of matters in a very skilled and professional manner. We are very proud of and satisfied with our corporate association with Fidelis Law PLLC."

- Bryant Millsaps, President of the Tennessee Baptist Children's Homes Inc.


"As a former Mrs. Tennessee USA, I wanted to innovatively continue my platform work in the community upon completing my reign. Fidelis Law not only encouraged me to continue helping others, they actually showed me innovative ways to make my voice be heard, through helping me implement a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization that would help teens leave a lasting legacy. I am thankful for the friendly service they always provide. I feel safe and confident working with an incredible team that is always a call or email away. When I need imperative advice, Fidelis Law always has my best interest at heart. I'm thankful for their expertise in non-profit law."

- Tiffany Love, President of Tenacious Teens for Christ Inc.


"For two decades Fidelis has represented Randall House in areas of corporate law. As religious non-profit, the attorneys at Fidelis represent Randall House with integrity, professionalism, and attention to detail."

- Ron Hunter, Executive Director and CEO, Randall House Publications


"In early 2013 our church was drawn into litigation. It seemed at every turn the first attorney that we retained was out maneuvered and somewhat unconcerned. In September 2013 we learned of Robert Pautienus and his firm through a Christian organization, and retained his services. In a very short time the church had a negotiated settlement thanks to Robert. Our church could not be more pleased with the services of Fidelis Law, and recommend them without reservation."

- Whitsitt Chapel Baptist Church


"Robert M. Pautienus III is an excellent attorney. He worked to establish my non-profit, Ambassadors of Hope, which advocates for individuals with brain disorders in middle Tennessee, from the start. Robert took the time to patiently answer all my questions and I highly recommend him and Fidelis Law PLLC."

- Ambassadors of Hope Inc.


"As a non-profit dealing with a sensitive situation across state lines, we received clear and regular communication from Nick Tidwell, and an outcome that was in keeping with our organization's goals."

- Chapel Hill Bible Church


"We've been extremely pleased with our experiences with Fidelis Law. Not only have they provided timely, comprehensive services based on thorough research, but they have taken a clear interest in our organization. This is very important to us as a ministry."

- Mercy Ministries of America, Inc.


"In the 21st Century, churches are faced with many concerns and issues that they are not prepared to handle. We are confident in knowing that when these matters arise Fidelis Law will assist us and give the best advice on how to proceed."

- Mount Nebo Baptist Church


"When we were distressed after the death of our Founder, Fidelis Law was the answer to our prayers. God sent them to us. Thank God for angels like Fidelis Law."

- The Florida Bible Institute & Seminary


"We have used Fidelis Law PLLC as our law firm for over 20 years and have found them to be professional and prompt in delivering legal services to us."

- Free Will Baptist Foundation


"Robert Pautienus was prompt in responding to our needs, professional in his handling of our situation and easy to work with. We would highly recommend Fidelis Law PLLC and specifically Mr. Pautienus for any non-profit needing expert legal representation."

- Grace Center Church


"As a new, start-up non-profit, Robert and Fidelis Law has been invaluable helping us to negotiate the legalities, and requirements of creating a 501c3 company."

- The Pathway Project

"My experience is that it was very easy to work with Fidelis Law in filing for 501(c)3 for ATL. Whenever I had any question I had a response immediately. They are very knowledgeable and they understand the laws helping us to avoid any problems. They walked us step by step through the lengthy form 1023. I would recommend Fidelis Law to anyone who needs help."

- African Transformational Leadership Inc.


"The Foundation for Evangelism has relied upon the expertise of Fidelis Law PLLC for 65 years. Beginning in 1949 with Frank Ingraham, who worked beside our founder Dr. Harry Denman to establish the Foundation, and continuing through today with Robert Pautienus. The skill, commitment, and exceptional counsel of the firm helps The Foundation for Evangelism to fulfill its mission in the United States and around the world."

- The Foundation for Evangelism


"Fidelis Law has provided high quality service to TNTESOL each year we work our way through conference contracts! As a non-profit and teacher organization, TNTESOL's Board of Directors is all volunteers. We no longer have reservations about signing contracts because of the guidance and advice we receive from this professional and friendly firm."

- Tennessee Teachers of Speakers of Other Languages


"In 2008, when we first set out to incorporate the Brown Center for Autism as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, we had no doubt who to entrust with the guidance of this process from beginning to end. Our agency continues to thrive today, and counts Robert Pautienus as long time, reliable advocate and friend."

- The Brown Center


"Our experiences with Fidelis Law PLLC have always been pleasant, personal, and professional. We value our relationship with Fidelis Law PLLC and place a great deal of trust and confidence in their competence and expertise."

- Free Will Baptist International Missions


"We were pleased with the manner that the work of incorporating Highview Missionary Baptist Church was handled. The process was easy and thorough, and the attorneys at Fidelis were a joy to work with."

- Highview Missionary Baptist Church