Successfully defended sixteen elders and pastors of large local church with over a $100 million in real estate assets when denomination asserted that local church’s withdrawal from denomination was unauthorized. Twice defeated denomination’s motion for preliminary injunction. Twice defeated denomination’s motions for summary judgment. Secured total victory on grant of summary judgment in favor of local church. After filing motions for attorney’s fees under private attorney general fees statute, secured dismissal of appeal and recognition of judgment in favor of independent local church.