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Bankruptcy

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Bylaw Review

Client: CHOICE of New Rochelle

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: CHOICE of New Rochelle seeks assistance with a review of bylaws.

Mission: CHOICE of New Rochelle (www.choicenr.org) is a peer case management and advocacy agency. The organization offers a wide range of free services to Westchester County residents who have experienced mental illness.

Matter No.: 21-126.026

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Client: Create X, Inc.

County: Bergen , NJ

Legal Work Required: Create X, Inc. seeks assistance with the review of the organization's Bylaws.

Mission: The mission of Create X, Inc. is to create programs that promote the musicians and music of local communities. The first program of Create X, Inc. is the Harlem Creates Music Festival (www.harlemcreates.org).

Matter No.: 34-226.1

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Contracts

Client: Sharp Again Naturally

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: Sharp Again Naturally requests assistance with drafting waiver language for use with a listing of healthcare providers on the Organization's website.

Mission: Sharp Again Naturally (www.sharpagain.org) educates the public about causes of dementia that are reversible but rarely tested for and seeks to make such testing and related treatment the standard of care for all dementia and Alzheimer's patients.

Matter No.: 34-009.4

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Client: Newark Arts Education Roundtable

County: Essex, NJ

Legal Work Required: Newark Arts Education Roundtable requests assistance with the review of an MOU.

Mission: The mission of Newark Arts Education Roundtable (www.probonopartnership.orgnewarkarts.org/education) is to ensure that all children in grades PreK-12 in the city of Newark have equitable access to high quality, sequential arts education opportunities, both in and out of school.

Matter No.: 34-256.2

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Client: Heroes to Heroes Foundation

County: Bergen, NJ

Legal Work Required: Heroes To Heroes Foundation seeks assistance with the review of the terms and conditions of a grant.

Mission: Heroes to Heroes Foundation (www.heroestoheroes.org) offers a spiritual healing and peer support program for veterans who suffer from moral injury and PTSD.

Matter No.: 34-240.1

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Corporate

Client: Cancer Support Community North Jersey Shore

County: Monmouth, NJ

Legal Work Required: Cancer Support Community North Jersey Shore is seeking assistance with an amendment of Certificate of Incorporation and Bylaws.

Mission: The mission of Cancer Support Community North Jersey Shore (www.cscjerseyshore.org) is to help people affected by cancer enhance their health and well being through participation in professional programs of emotional support, education, and hope.

Matter No.: 34-250.1

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Client: Central Connecticut Health District

County: Hartford, CT

Legal Work Required: Central Connecticut Health District requests assistance with research regarding rules applicable to working with sponsors on inter-town walking competition.

Mission: The Central Connecticut Health District (www.ccthd.org) is committed to improving the quality of life in our communities through prevention of disease and injury, fostering of a healthy environment, and promotion of the health of our residents.

Matter No.: 08-572.2

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Client: Bridges Outreach, Inc.

County: Union, NJ

Legal Work Required: Bridges Outreach requests assistance with the review of its procedures for assisting its homeless clients with obtaining government-issued identification cards.

Mission: Bridges Outreach (www.bridgesoutreach.org) provides opportunities for people of all ages to make a difference in the lives of homeless people while enriching their own by forming relationships between the housed and homeless that are founded on mutual dignity and respect.

Matter No.: 27-034.017

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Client: Mercer County Hispanic Association

County: Mercer, NJ

Legal Work Required: Mercer County Hispanic Association requested assistance with restructuring certain lease obligations.

Mission: The mission of Mercer County Hispanic Association is to ensure that adequate representation and services are provided to meet the needs of the Latino population in Mercer County.

Matter No.: 24-184.2

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Client: Arc of Meriden-Wallingford, Inc.

County: New Haven, CT

Legal Work Required: Arc of Meriden-Wallingford requests assistance with conducting research regarding feasibility of Organization's microbusiness proposal.

Mission: Arc of Meriden-Wallingford, Inc. (www.arcmw.org)works to assist and advocate for children and adults with developmental disabilities to reach their full potential and become contributing members of their community.

Matter No.: 08-551.2

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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: 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: Horizons, Inc.

County: Windham, CT

Legal Work Required: Horizons requests assistance with a Human Resources matter.

Mission: Horizons (www.horizonsct.org) provides high quality residential, recreational, support and work programs for people who are developmentally disabled or who have other challenging social and emotional needs.

Matter No.: 08-159.11

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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 Accommodations and Leaves of Absence.

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.: 98-062.288

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Client: VCS, Inc.

County: Rockland, NY

Legal Work Required: VCS requests assistance with a review and revision of the organization's personnel policies.

Mission: The mission of VCS (www.vcs-inc.org) is to provide Rockland County residents with accessible and affordable counseling services and family support programs, with a pioneering combination of expert professional staff and specially trained, caring, and committed volunteers

Matter No.: 34-045.2

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Client: The Learning Gate

County: Somerset, NJ

Legal Work Required: The Learning Gate has requested assistance with review of its personnel policies.

Mission: The mission of The Learning Gate An Association of Child Care Centers, Inc. (www.thelearninggate.com) is to provide quality, affordable child care for the working families of our community.

Matter No.: 34-254.1

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Client: Wethersfield Historical Society

County: Hartford, CT

Legal Work Required: Wethersfield Historical Society requests assistance with review and revision of the Organization's Personnel Policy.

Mission: Wethersfield Historical Society (www.wethhist.org) works to preserve and promote Wethersfield's history and culture to inspire people today and tomorrow.

Matter No.: 08-575.1

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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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Client: Community Foundation of Middlesex County

County: Middlesex, CT

Legal Work Required: Community Foundation of Middlesex County requests counsel regarding proper categorization (exempt vs. non-exempt) of Organization's four employees.

Mission: Community Foundation of Middlesex County: (1) works with charitably-minded individuals and organizations to build permanent endowments and other charitable funds; and (2) supports local nonprofit organizations through effective grant making and multiple programs to address community needs.

Matter No.: 08-566.2

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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: 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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Insurance and Risk Management

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Intellectual Property

Client: EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Programs, Inc.

County: New Haven, CT

Legal Work Required: EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Programs requests assistance with IP protection of name of networks associated with Organization; and development of licensing agreement to be entered into between Organization and the networks.

Mission: The mission of EMDR Humanitarian Assistance Programs, Inc. (www.emdrhap.org) is to promote recovery from traumatic stress, through direct service and community-based training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) for mental health workers all over the world.

Matter No.: 08-141.4

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Lending/Finance

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Litigation

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Nonprofit

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Privacy

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Real Estate

Client: The Learning Gate

County: Somerset, NJ

Legal Work Required: The Learning Gate has requested assistance with review of a lease for a facility being built to suit.

Mission: The mission of The Learning Gate An Association of Child Care Centers, Inc. (www.thelearninggate.com) is to provide quality, affordable child care for the working families of our community.

Matter No.: 34-254.2

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Client: My Sisters' Place, Inc.

County: Hartford, CT

Legal Work Required: My Sisters' Place requests assistance with determining whether CT landlord/tenant law applies to HUD-financed transitional housing as it relates to discharging individuals from their apartments

Mission: My Sister's Place (www.sistersplacect.org) is committed to ending homelessness and empowering women, families, and others in Greater Hartford to achieve independence and stability in their communities by providing housing and supportive services.

Matter No.: 08-301.9

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Tax

Client: Junior League of Westchester on the Sound

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: Junior League of Westchester on the Sound seeks advice on school tax payments on property in Larchmont, NY.

Mission: The Junior League of Westchester on the Sound (www.jlwos.org) promotes volunteerism, develops the potential of women, and improves the Sound Shore communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

Matter No.: 27-223.011

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Trust and Estates

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