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Is a lawyer permitted to do paid work or pro bono work a church or christian organization and does it make a difference if the lawyer works for themselves or for a firm?


You may do paid work for the organization, but should not volunteer pro bono work. With paid work of this kind you are not involved in building a place of idol worship, and you are not donating to their cause. If you are working for a firm that insists you do this work, this is another reason fr leniency.

See Igros Moshe Y:D Vol. 1 Siman 68, Shulchan Aruch Y:D 143:1 and Shu”t Maharam Shick Y:D 153

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