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Bankruptcy

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Bylaw Review

Client: Histiocyte Society, Inc.

County: Gloucester, NJ

Legal Work Required: Histiocyte Society requests assistance with the review of its Certificate of Incorporation, Constitution, and Bylaws.

Mission: Histiocyte Society (www.histiocytesociety.org) advances knowledge about and improves outcomes for patients with histiocytic disorders through clinical and basic research and education.

Matter No.: 35-048.1

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Client: Kids Helping Kids

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Kids Helping Kids requests assistance with a review of Organization's bylaws.

Mission: Kids Helping Kids (www.KidsHelpingKidsCt.org) develops leadership skills through youth-led service projects. The organization has worked with over 250 children from 51 different schools involved in one or more projects. Every project is youth inspired, developed and led.

Matter No.: 35-065.4

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Client: Community Fund of Darien

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Community Fund of Darien requests a review of bylaws, and code of Ethics/conflict of interest policy.

Mission: The mission of Community Fund of Darien (www.communityfunddarien.org) is to provide strategic and financial leadership to help people in need through its work with over 27 nonprofit agencies and organizations in the region.

Matter No.: 26-047.5

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Contracts

Client: New Rochelle YMCA

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: New Rochelle YMCA seeks assistance with the review of a contract between client and a car donation service.

Mission: The New Rochelle YMCA (www.nrymca.org) strengthens communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibilities.

Matter No.: 32-101.021

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Client: Romer Shoal Light, A NJ Non-Profit Corporation

County: Morris, NJ

Legal Work Required: Romer Shoal Light, A NJ Non-Profit Corporation requests assistance with a review and understanding of contractual obligations under FEMA and NJ Historic Grants, including assistance in understanding and overseeing the bid process.

Mission: Romer Shoal Light, A NJ Non-Profit Corporation (www.romershoal.org) aims to restore the historic Romer Shoal Light and to use this iconic structure as a platform for the creation of programs that increase awareness and protect Lower New York Bay.

Matter No.: 35-036.2

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Corporate

Client: Westchester Jazz Orchestra

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: Westchester Jazz Orchestra seeks assistance with a dissolution of the organization.

Mission: Westchester Jazz Orchestra (www.westjazzorch.org) works to advance the musical art-form of Jazz through performances, concerts and community involvement by way of teaching residencies and workshops. By utilizing the musical talent based in Westchester County, the activities of the Westchester Jazz Orchestra and its positive impact on the entire community will promote Westchester as a cultural center throughout the Northeast and beyond.

Matter No.: 22-126.012

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Client: Hudson Valley Justice Center

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: Hudson Valley Justice Center seeks assistance with the review of a fiscal sponsorship agreement.

Mission: Hudson Valley Justice Center was formed to provide free or low-cost civil legal services to immigrants.

Matter No.: 35-025.2

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Client: Diabetes Foundation, Inc.

County: Bergen , NJ

Legal Work Required: Diabetes Foundation, Inc. requests assistance in understanding laws and regulations related to establishing a program to collect and distribute unused, unopened, properly stored insulin and diabetes testing supplies to New Jersey residents in need.

Mission: Diabetes Foundation, Inc. (www.diabetesfoundationinc.org) works to improve the care and quality of life for people living with diabetes.

Matter No.: 35-004.1

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Corporate Governance/Compliance

Client: New Jersey Council for the Humanities, Inc.

County: Mercer, NJ

Legal Work Required: New Jersey Council for the Humanities requests assistance with the review of its records retention policy.

Mission: New Jersey Council for the Humanities (www.njch.org) develops, supports, and promotes projects that explore and interpret the human experience, foster cross-cultural understanding, and engage people in dialogue about matters of individual choice and public responsibility.

Matter No.: 34-204.4

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Client: Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective

County: Hartford, NJ

Legal Work Required: Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective requests counsel regarding whether Executive Director of organization that has contract with the City of Hartford may contribute to campaign of candidate running for election as Mayor of Hartford.

Mission: The Hartford Gay & Lesbian Health Collective (www.hglhc.org) empowers individuals of diverse sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions to lead healthy lives through the provision of health and support services, education and advocacy.

Matter No.: 08-183.11

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Corporate Merger

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E-Commerce/Internet

Client: Two Planks Theater Company

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Two Planks Theater Company requests assistance with a legal review of the Organization's website.

Mission: Two Planks Theater Company (www.twoplankstheater.org), located in Monroe, CT is a regional performing arts and education organization providing opportunities to a diverse population of artists and audiences.

Matter No.: 35-049.3

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Client: Kids Helping Kids

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Kids Helping Kids requests assistance with a review of Organization's website.

Mission: Kids Helping Kids (www.KidsHelpingKidsCt.org) develops leadership skills through youth-led service projects. The organization has worked with over 250 children from 51 different schools involved in one or more projects. Every project is youth inspired, developed and led.

Matter No.: 35-065.3

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Client: Community Fund of Darien

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Community Fund of Darien seeks assistance with preparing agreements for crowdfunding campaigns, including an online user agreement for donors, and an agreement with affiliated nonprofits that are using the Community Fund's online platform for crowdfunding campaigns.

Mission: The mission of Community Fund of Darien (www.communityfunddarien.org) is to provide strategic and financial leadership to help people in need through its work with over 27 nonprofit agencies and organizations in the region.

Matter No.: 26-047.7

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Education/Workshops

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Employment/Labor/Employee Benefits

Client: Neighborhood Studios of Fairfield County

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Neighborhood Studios of Fairfield County seeks assistance with a review of their employee handbook.

Mission: Neighborhood Studios of Fairfield County (www.nstudios.org) provides a measurable platform for lifelong success through the delivery of arts education to children at risk and those with special needs throughout Fairfield County.

Matter No.: 35-041.2

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Client: Child Care Council of Westchester, Inc.

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: Child Care Council of Westchester client seeks assistance with creating a "bring your own device" policy for its organization.

Mission: The Child Care Council of Westchester (www.childcarewestchester.org) offers coordinated services to all segments of the child care community in Westchester County. Its services include assisting parents in locating child care, developing and sponsoring training for caregivers, and helping organize new centers.

Matter No.: 98-001.066

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Client: Cancer Support Team

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: Cancer Support Team requests assistance with reviewing an agreement with a nutritionist.

Mission: Cancer Support Team (www.cancersupportteam.com) provides professional nursing, social work, and other supportive services, free of charge, to cancer patients and their families living in lower Westchester County, New York.

Matter No.: 24-019.025

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Client: Ty Louis Campbell Foundation, Inc.

County: Putnam, NY

Legal Work Required: Ty Louis Campbell Foundation seeks assistance with drafting a personnel policy.

Mission: Ty Louis Campbell Foundation (www.thetlcfoundation.org) helps fund the intelligence and technology that will uncover new ways to cure children with cancer.

Matter No.: 35-001.1

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Client: The Circle of Care for Families and Children

County: Passaic, NJ

Legal Work Required: The Circle of Care for Families and Children of Passaic County requests assistance with the review of its Employee Handbook. The nonprofit is open to adopting a template handbook provided by the volunteer lawyer.

Mission: The Circle of Care for Families and Children of Passaic County (www.circleofcarecmo.org) provides comprehensive care management services for children with significant emotional and behavioral challenges so they and their families can achieve their greatest potential.

Matter No.: 35-080.1

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Client: FaithActs for Education, Inc.

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: FaithActs for Education seeks assistance with the review of an employee handbook.

Mission: FaithActs for Education (www.faithactsedu.org) unites and equips faith leaders with the tools necessary to improve public education for children.

Matter No.: 35-021.1

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Client: Bedford Hills Free Library

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: Bedford Hills Free Library seeks assistance with the review of job descriptions and analysis of exempt/non-exempt status.

Mission: Bedford Hills Free Library (www.bedfordhillsfreelibrary.org) is a one-hundred year old public library serving the small yet diverse community of Bedford Hills in Northern Westchester, including many low-income families.

Matter No.: 35-055.1

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Client: Bedford Hills Free Library

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: Bedford Hills Free Library seeks assistance with review and revisions of their employee manual.

Mission: Bedford Hills Free Library (www.bedfordhillsfreelibrary.org) is a one-hundred year old public library serving the small yet diverse community of Bedford Hills in Northern Westchester, including many low-income families.

Matter No.: 35-055.2

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Client: Bedford Hills Free Library

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: Bedford Hills Free Library seeks assistance with the analysis of Medicare on benefit policies.

Mission: Bedford Hills Free Library (www.bedfordhillsfreelibrary.org) is a one-hundred year old public library serving the small yet diverse community of Bedford Hills in Northern Westchester, including many low-income families.

Matter No.: 35-055.3

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Client: Montrose Child Care Center

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: Montrose Child Care Center seeks assistance with updating their employee handbook.

Mission: The mission of Montrose Child Care Center (www.mcccny.org) is to provide quality child care services to employees of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt VA Hospital and the greater community for children 6 weeks to kindergarten age.

Matter No.: 98-063.9

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Client: Brainerd Memorial Library

County: Middlesex, CT

Legal Work Required: Brainers Memorial Library requests assistance with a Human Resources matter.

Mission: Brainerd Memorial Library (www.brainerdlibrary.lioninc.org) strives to be a symbol of the town, magnet for the community, and gateway to all the world's information and knowledge.

Matter No.: 08-505.5

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Client: Pro Bono Partnership

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: Pro Bono Partnership seeks an employment attorney to present an educational webinar on employee classifications on July 15, 2015.

Mission: Pro Bono Partnership (www.probonopartnership.org) provides business and transactional legal services to nonprofit organizations serving the disadvantaged and enhancing the quality of life in neighborhoods in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Matter No.: 98-062.287

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Client: Family & Children's Services

County: Union, NJ

Legal Work Required: Family & Children's Services requests assistance with the review of a leave sharing plan to assist employees who have exhausted their sick days.

Mission: Family & Children's Services (www.facsnj.org) provides behavioral health, child welfare, and family services.

Matter No.: 21-062.038

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Client: Suits for Success, Inc.

County: Hudson, NJ

Legal Work Required: Suits for Success requests assistance with review of its Employee Handbook. The nonprofit is open to adopting a template handbook provided by the volunteer lawyer.

Mission: Suits for Success, Inc. (www.dressforsuccess.org/hudsoncounty) works to improve the economic and professional success of low-income women and men, and provides programs that help economically disadvantaged people acquire jobs, retain their new positions, and succeed in the workplace.

Matter No.: 25-118.8

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Client: Pro Bono Partnership Hartford

County: Hartford, CT

Legal Work Required: Pro Bono Partnership Hartford requests assistance with presenting a workshop re: Employment Law on June 10, 2015.

Mission: Pro Bono Partnership (www.probonopartnership.org) provides business and transactional legal services to nonprofit organizations serving the disadvantaged and enhancing the quality of life in neighborhoods in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Matter No.: 08-069.84

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Client: Open Door Shelter

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Open Door Shelter seeks assistance with a review of its personnel policies.

Mission: Open Door Shelter (www.opendoorshelter.org) works to effectively address the causes and complexities of the homeless and working poor by providing shelter, food, clothing, case management services, treatment services, transitional planning for short and long term goals, subsidized housing, education, employment, and a path towards independence and success.

Matter No.: 26-189.012

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Environmental/Land Use

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HIPAA

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Immigration

Client: Allies in Caring

County: Atlantic, NJ

Legal Work Required: Allies in Caring requests assistance with applying for a work permit for a person who is currently a volunteer with the organization.

Mission: Allies in Caring is a multi-cultural organization that provides counseling, education, and advocacy to English, Spanish, and sign language users.

Matter No.: 33-160.6

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Incorporation/Tax Exemption

Client: Two Planks Theater Company

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Two Planks Theater Company requests assistance with incorporating and obtaining tax exempt status.

Mission: Two Planks Theater Company (www.twoplankstheater.org), located in Monroe, CT is a regional performing arts and education organization providing opportunities to a diverse population of artists and audiences.

Matter No.: 35-049.1

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Insurance and Risk Management

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Intellectual Property

Client: Two Planks Theater Company

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Two Planks Theater Company requests assistance with protection of the Organization's name and logo.

Mission: Two Planks Theater Company (www.twoplankstheater.org), located in Monroe, CT is a regional performing arts and education organization providing opportunities to a diverse population of artists and audiences.

Matter No.: 35-049.2

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Client: Lymphatic Education and Research Network (LE&RN)

County: Nassau, NY

Legal Work Required: Lymphatic Education and Research Network (LE&RN) assistance with obtaining trademark protection for an existing and a proposed slogan.

Mission: Lymphatic Education and Research Network (LE&RN) (www.lymphaticnetwork.org) fosters an inter-disciplinary field of research that provides health benefits to all individuals, and in particular leads to therapeutic advances and a cure for lymphatic disease, lymphedema, and related disorders.

Matter No.: 34-137.038

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Client: Inspirica, Inc.

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Inspirica requests assistance with drafting a form of licensing agreement for an educational program.

Mission: Inspirica, formerly known as St. Luke's LifeWorks (www.inspiricact.org), provides a foundation of housing and support services in Stamford, enabling clients to make positive changes in their lives towards self-sufficiency. Programs include emergency and transitional housing, life skills training and career training, child care, child advocacy and permanent supportive housing.

Matter No.: 22-068.051

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Client: Ty Louis Campbell Foundation, Inc.

County: Putnam, NY

Legal Work Required: Ty Louis Campbell Foundation, Inc seeks intellectual property protection for its fund raising project name.

Mission: Ty Louis Campbell Foundation (www.thetlcfoundation.org) helps fund the intelligence and technology that will uncover new ways to cure children with cancer.

Matter No.: 35-001.4

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Client: Hidden Warriors, Inc.

County: Suffolk, NY

Legal Work Required: Hidden Warriors seeks assistance with the protection of name and logo.

Mission: Hidden Warriors, Inc. (www.hiddenwarriors.org) gives free "warrior makeovers" to women who are fighting cancer. Working with makeup artists, costume creators, yoga & meditation instructors, occupational therapists, & other volunteers and organizations, the makeover experiences are designed to increase self-confidence, reduce stress, and empower women.

Matter No.: 35-037.3

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Lending/Finance

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Litigation

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Nonprofit

Client: Friends of Rye Nature Center

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: Friends of Rye Nature Center request assistance with drafting an investment policy.

Mission: Friends of Rye Nature Center (www.ryenaturecenter.org) provides a full range of environmental educational programs and activities encouraging the protection of our natural resources and promotion of environmental awareness in Rye and surrounding communities.

Matter No.: 33-165.3

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Client: FaithActs for Education, Inc.

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: FaithActs for Education seeks assistance with the review of an employee handbook.

Mission: FaithActs for Education (www.faithactsedu.org) unites and equips faith leaders with the tools necessary to improve public education for children.

Matter No.: 35-021.1

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Privacy

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Real Estate

Client: Ty Louis Campbell Foundation, Inc.

County: Putnam, NY

Legal Work Required: Ty Louis Campbell Foundation seeks assistance negotiating and documenting the purchase of a building.

Mission: Ty Louis Campbell Foundation (www.thetlcfoundation.org) helps fund the intelligence and technology that will uncover new ways to cure children with cancer.

Matter No.: 35-001.2

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Client: The Community YMCA

County: Monmouth, NJ

Legal Work Required: The Community YMCA requests advice regarding a resident in arrears on the rent.

Mission: The Community YMCA (www.cymca.org) provides safe, high quality childcare and after school programs, health and fitness programs, opportunities for youth leadership and character development, personal and family counseling, summer day camp, and academic and arts enrichment programs.

Matter No.: 34-260.2

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Tax

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Trust and Estates

Client: Ossining Children's Center

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: Ossining Children's Center requests advice about using endowment funds for a particular project.

Mission: The mission of Ossining Children’s Center (www.ossiningchildrenscenter.org) is to provide care for children in a safe, nurturing, and enriching environment while their parents work. OCC creates a foundation for children’s life-long intellectual, social, emotional and physical growth, and serves as a community resource and advocate for families.

Matter No.: 98-066.053

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