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Bankruptcy

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Bylaw Review

Client: Chester Public Library Friends

County: Orange, NY

Legal Work Required: Chester Pubic Library Friends seeks assistance with review and revision of its Bylaws for compliance with the NY Nonprofit Revitalization Act and creation of any necessary ancillary documents (PBP can provide model documents).

Mission: Chester Pubic Library Friends (www.chesterpubliclibrary.org) works to fundraise and promote community awareness of the library services, contributions and needs.

Matter No.: 35-017.1

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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 of its Bylaws and Conflict of Interest policy.

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.: 35-036.1

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Client: Garden State Episcopal Community Development Corp.

County: Hudson, NJ

Legal Work Required: Garden State Episcopal Community Development Corporation requests assistance with a review of its Bylaws.

Mission: The mission of Garden State Episcopal Community Development Corp. (www.gsecdc.org) is to create healthy neighborhoods through development initiatives by harvesting the resources of residents, businesses, government and faith-based community groups in serving the most vulnerable in our society.

Matter No.: 23-040.011

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Client: Kinsella Arts. Inc.

County: Hartford, CT

Legal Work Required: Kinsella Arts, Inc. requests assistance with review and revision of its bylaws and Certificate of Incorporation.

Mission: Kinsella Arts, Incorporated (www.kinsellaartsinc.org) supports the R.J. Kinsella Magnet School of Performing Art's comprehensive training, cultural exposure and arts integration by sustaining and expanding our strong performing arts presence in our school and the community.

Matter No.: 08-590.1

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Client: Triangle Community Center, Inc.

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Triangle Community Center seeks assistance with a review of bylaws.

Mission: Triangle Community Center (www.ctgay.org) is Fairfield County's leading provider of LGBT programming and resources to nurture growth and connection within the community.

Matter No.: 35-029.1

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Client: Hudson Pride Connections Center

County: Hudson, NJ

Legal Work Required: Hudson Pride Connections Center requests assistance with a review and revisions to its Certificate of Incorporation and Bylaws.

Mission: The mission of Hudson Pride Connections Center (www.hudsonpride.org) is to serve as a center for support and empowerment for the LGBTQ&A communities and all people living with HIV in Hudson County.

Matter No.: 34-242.2

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Contracts

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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Client: Youth Rights Media, Inc.

County: New Haven, CT

Legal Work Required: Youth Rights Media, Inc. requests assistance developing program participation forms that will include appropriate waivers and indemnifications.

Mission: Youth Rights Media (www.youthrightsmedia.org) teaches young people how to make and use media to affect change and supports young people as documentary filmmakers, artists, and community change agents.

Matter No.: 08-569.1

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Corporate

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

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Corporate Merger

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E-Commerce/Internet

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Education/Workshops

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Employment/Labor/Employee Benefits

Client: Center for Evaluation and Counseling, Inc.

County: Morris, NJ

Legal Work Required: Center for Evaluation and Counseling, Inc. requests assistance with the presentation of harassment prevention training.

Mission: Center for Evaluation and Counseling, Inc. (www.centerforeval.org) provides mental health services, free from barriers, to communities in northwestern New Jersey.

Matter No.: 29-018.016

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Client: Education Works

County: Philadelphia, PA

Legal Work Required: Education Works requests assistance with the review of its personnel policies for compliance with requirements applicable to its Philadelphia operations.

Mission: Education Works (www.educationworks-online.org) trains AmeriCorps members and other volunteers to work in inner-city schools as teachers and mentors and provides other programs that support the educational achievement and personal and social growth of children and youth.

Matter No.: 21-031.035

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Client: Garden State Episcopal Community Development Corp.

County: Hudson, NJ

Legal Work Required: Garden State Episcopal Community Development Corp. requests assistance with a review and revision of its personnel policies/employee handbook.

Mission: The mission of Garden State Episcopal Community Development Corp. (www.gsecdc.org) is to create healthy neighborhoods through development initiatives by harvesting the resources of residents, businesses, government and faith-based community groups in serving the most vulnerable in our society.

Matter No.: 23-040.010

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Client: Hartford Performs

County: Hartford, CT

Legal Work Required: Hartford Performs requests assistance with developing standard independent contractor agreement to use with artists participating in Organization's arts program.

Mission: Hartford Performs (www.hartfordperforms.org) works to ensure that all Hartford public school students have access to quality arts education delivered through in-school teaching staff in partnership with the City's vibrant arts community.

Matter No.: 08-461.5

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Client: Hartford Community Loan Fund

County: Hartford, CT

Legal Work Required: Hartford Community Loan Fund requests assistance with reviewing and revising Organization's personnel policy manual to update it and to include social media provisions as appropriate.

Mission: Hartford Community Loan Fund (www.hartfordloans.org) provides and promotes just and affordable financial services that benefit the low-wealth residents of Hartford.

Matter No.: 08-582.2

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Client: Hartford Community Loan Fund

County: Hartford, CT

Legal Work Required: Hartford Community Loan Fund requests assistance with evaluating whether Organization's lending consultants are properly characterized as independent contractors.

Mission: Hartford Community Loan Fund (www.hartfordloans.org) provides and promotes just and affordable financial services that benefit the low-wealth residents of Hartford.

Matter No.: 08-582.1

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Client: Ocean Partnership for Children

County: Ocean, NJ

Legal Work Required: Ocean Partnership for Children requests assistance with the development of a substance abuse policy.

Mission: Ocean Partnership for Children (www.oceanpartnership.org) provides care management and service planning for children with complex behavioral and emotional challenges and their families.

Matter No.: 34-212.5

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Client: Mount Olive Child Care & Learning Center

County: Morris, NJ

Legal Work Required: Mount Olive Child Care & Learning Center requests assistance with revising its Personnel Policies Manual.

Mission: Mount Olive Child Care & Learning Center (www.mtolivechildcare.org) provides affordable and quality childcare and family support services for the community, regardless of income.

Matter No.: 21-130.6

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Client: Shiloh Community Development Corporation

County: Mercer, NJ

Legal Work Required: Shiloh Community Development Corporation requests assistance with the preparation of a contract for community employers to engage Shiloh's job trainees.

Mission: Shiloh Community Development Corporation (www.shilohcdc.org) works to bring about change in the greater Trenton community through services that positively affect education, community relations, crime, substance abuse, health care, employment, housing, and economic development.

Matter No.: 34-258.2

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Client: All Saints Community Service and Development Corporation

County: Hudson, NJ

Legal Work Required: All Saints Community Service and Development Corporation requests assistance with the review and revision of personnel policies/employee handbook.

Mission: All Saints Community Service and Development Corporation (www.ascsdc.org) equips children and families in Hoboken and Union City with the tools they need to survive and overcome the many barriers they face.

Matter No.: 34-040.3

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Client: COPE Center, Inc.

County: Essex, NJ

Legal Work Required: COPE Center requests assistance with a review of its employment policies and with the creation of a template offer letter for new hires.

Mission: COPE Center (www.copecenter.net) provides quality behavioral healthcare services that are affordable, accessible, and responsive to individual, family, and community needs. COPE counselors work in the areas of alcohol/drug abuse, family crises, problems in daily living, and AIDS.

Matter No.: 25-186.011

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Client: German Cultural Society

County: Bergen, NJ

Legal Work Required: German Cultural Society, d/b/a German Language School of Westwood, requests advice related to its obligation to provide security at the leased public school premises.

Mission: German Cultural Society, d/b/a German Language School of Westwood, (www.germanschoolnj.org) promotes the knowledge of the German language and culture through academic classes and cultural events.

Matter No.: 31-218.3

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Client: German Cultural Society

County: Bergen, NJ

Legal Work Required: German Cultural Society, d/b/a German Language School of Westwood, requests advice relating to unemployment benefits claimed by its seasonal teachers over the summer months.

Mission: German Cultural Society, d/b/a German Language School of Westwood, (www.germanschoolnj.org) promotes the knowledge of the German language and culture through academic classes and cultural events.

Matter No.: 31-218.4

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Client: The Hudson Center for Health Equity & Quality

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: The Hudson Center for Health Equity & Quality seeks assistance to review and revise existing non-disclosure and non-compete documents.

Mission: The Hudson Center for Health Equity & Quality, The Hudson Center, (www.hcheq.org) is dedicated to improving the accessibility and quality of health care through administrative, technological, and clinical streamlining.

Matter No.: 34-133.4

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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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Client: Youth Rights Media, Inc.

County: New Haven, CT

Legal Work Required: Youth Rights Media requests assistance with reviewing and revising Organization's personnel policy.

Mission: Youth Rights Media (www.youthrightsmedia.org) teaches young people how to make and use media to affect change and supports young people as documentary filmmakers, artists, and community change agents.

Matter No.: 08-569.2

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Client: AFCAMP

County: Hartford, CT

Legal Work Required: AFCAMP requests protest of unemployment compensation.

Mission: The mission of the African Caribbean American Parents of Children with Disabilities (AFCAMP) is to provide education, advocacy and support to parents and caregivers of children with disabilities to empower them to advocate for their children's needs in order to enhance their quality of life.

Matter No.: 08-063.23

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Client: North Star Center for Human Development

County: Hartford, CT

Legal Work Required: North Star Center for Human Development requests assistance with HR matter.

Mission: North Star Center for Human Development provides moderate/low income housing to the elderly, disabled and low income persons, including those with special needs; and the development of economic/job opportunities.

Matter No.: 08-580.1

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Environmental/Land Use

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HIPAA

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Immigration

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Incorporation/Tax Exemption

Client: World Peace & Reconciliation

County: Morris, NJ

Legal Work Required: World Peace & Reconciliation requests assistance with incorporating and applying for tax exempt status.

Mission: World Peace & Reconciliation brings about positive transformation in war-torn communities through peace education, the advancement of a secure environment, and the promotion of political, economic, and social development.

Matter No.: 34-138.2

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Client: Hyacinth Foundation

County: Middlesex, NJ

Legal Work Required: Hyacinth Foundation, d/b/a Hyacinth AIDS Foundation, requests assistance with possibly structuring a new program as an independent corporate entity.

Mission: Hyacinth Foundation, d/b/a Hyacinth AIDS Foundation (www.hyacinth.org), helps people live with HIV, works to slow the spread of HIV/AIDS, and serves as a voice in the public debate surrounding AIDS in New Jersey.

Matter No.: 32-072.3

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Client: Ava's Voice

County: Monmouth, NJ

Legal Work Required: Ava's Voice requests assistance with incorporating and applying for tax exempt status.

Mission: Ava's Voice (www.avasvoice.org) provides financial assistance and support to families affected by hearing and/or vision loss, advances the understanding of hearing and vision loss through funding research, and provides resources and education to the public about hearing and vision loss.

Matter No.: 35-020.1

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Insurance and Risk Management

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Intellectual Property

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Lending/Finance

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Litigation

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Nonprofit

Client: Tails of Hope Foundation

County: Orange, NY

Legal Work Required: Tails of Hope Foundation requests advice on structuring a donor gift registry for compliance with the Internal Revenue Code.

Mission: Tails of Hope Foundation (www.tailsofhopefoundation.org) seeks to advance the field of veterinary medicine and help eradicate cancer and other life-threatening diseases affecting companion animals and humans.

Matter No.: 29-097.031

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Privacy

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Real Estate

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Tax

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Trust and Estates

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