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Bankruptcy

Client: Sea Bright Rising, Inc.

County: Monmouth, NJ

Legal Work Required: Sea Bright Rising, Inc. requests assistance with dissolution.

Mission: Sea Bright Rising, Inc. (www.seabrightrising.org) devotes itself to the relief of the needy and/or displaced and the general recovery of the town of Sea Bright, New Jersey as a result of the devastation created by Hurricane Sandy in the Fall of 2012.

Matter No.: 36-006.1

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Bylaw Review

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Contracts

Client: Habitat For Humanity Nassau County NY

County: Nassau, NY

Legal Work Required: Habitat For Humanity Nassau County NY assistance reviewing and negotiating the terms of a Memorandum of Understanding related to development of real property owned by the non-Client party to the MOU.

Mission: Habitat For Humanity Nassau County NY (www.hfhnc.org) seeks to address affordable housing needs by providing simple affordable homes for hard working low income families in Nassau County.

Matter No.: 35-193.5

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Client: Giants of Generosity, Inc.

County: Bergen, NJ

Legal Work Required: Giants of Generosity, Inc. requests assistance with drafting an agreement with another nonprofit for a fundraising event.

Mission: Giants of Generosity, Inc. (www.giantsofgenerosity.org) provides emergency financial relief for individuals and families in times of crisis.

Matter No.: 32-066.7

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Client: The Center for Education and Juvenile Justice

County: Essex, NJ

Legal Work Required: The Center for Education and Juvenile Justice requests assistance with drafting a joint venture agreement with a university.

Mission: The Center for Education and Juvenile Justice provides education for young people that will help them find the justice they deserve.

Matter No.: 35-216.1

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Client: House of Heroes, Connecticut Chapter Inc.

County: New Haven, CT

Legal Work Required: House of Heroes, Connecticut Chapter requests assistance with review of Homeowner's Agreement.

Mission: House of Heroes, Connecticut Chapter works to recognize, honor and serve military and public safety veterans (and their spouses) for their faithful and sacrificial service.

Matter No.: 08-618.2

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Client: Plainfield Area YMCA

County: Union, NJ

Legal Work Required: Plainfield Area YMCA requests assistance with the negotiation and review of agreements to develop and construct a low-income housing tax-credit project.

Mission: The Plainfield Area YMCA (www.plainfieldy.org) is dedicated to improving the potential of every member of our community through programs that build spirit, mind & body.

Matter No.: 25-172.010

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Corporate

Client: Yonkers Partners in Education

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: Yonkers Partners in Education seeks assistance reviewing and revising existing video/photo release forms.

Mission: Yonkers Partners in Education (www.ypie.org)partners with the Yonkers Public School District, business and philanthropic communities and higher education institutions and relies on detailed data to drive our decisions and programs. We believe that post-secondary success is key to meaningful and lasting improvements in the quality of life for our students and community.

Matter No.: 35-213.4

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Client: IFCA Housing Network

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: IFCA Housing Network requests assistance with a review of its current bylaws.

Mission: IFCA Housing Network (www.ifcany.org)works to sustain community, diversity and opportunity through workforce/affordable housing and vital social services.

Matter No.: 97-013.025

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Client: Passaic River Coalition

County: Morris, NJ

Legal Work Required: Passaic River Coalition requests advice on a corporate matter.

Mission: Passaic River Coalition (www.passaicriver.org)works to improve the water resources of the Passaic River Watershed through various means, including environmental research, land management, and preservation of open spaces.

Matter No.: 23-142.032

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Client: Family ReEntry

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Family ReEntry requests assistance with a question regarding insurance billing.

Mission: The mission of Family ReEntry(www.familyreentry.org) is to empower and strengthen individuals and families to reduce violence, crime and neglect.

Matter No.: 25-067.024

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Client: Connecticut Puerto Rican Forum

County: Hartford, CT

Legal Work Required: Connecticut Puerto Rican Forum requests assistance with establishment of new, affiliated for-profit social enterprise as part of Organization's youth program.

Mission: The mission of Connecticut Puerto Rican Forum (www.ctprf.org) is to advance the social and economic conditions of the community at large, with emphasis on Hispanics, through education, training, supportive services, leadership development and advocacy.

Matter No.: 08-343.2

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Client: Children's Community Development Center

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Children's Community Development Center requests advice concerning the use of security video cameras at the school.

Mission: The mission of Children's Community Daycare Center in Westport, CT is to provide an educational child care center serving families with children ages 6 weeks through 5 years old.

Matter No.: 21-176.015

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Corporate Governance/Compliance

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Corporate Merger

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E-Commerce/Internet

Client: The Center for Education and Juvenile Justice

County: Essex, NJ

Legal Work Required: The Center for Education and Juvenile Justice requests assistance with understanding the legal issues associated with creating and operating a multimedia interdisciplinary and interactive website.

Mission: The Center for Education and Juvenile Justice provides education for young people that will help them find the justice they deserve.

Matter No.: 35-216.3

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Education/Workshops

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Employment/Labor/Employee Benefits

Client: Friends of Hilltop Hanover Farm & Envrntl. Center

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: Friends of Hilltop Hanover Farm & Envrntl. Center seeks assistance with the review of its current employee handbook.

Mission: The mission of Friends of Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center is to improve the community and environment through sustainable farming practices.

Matter No.: 31-095.3

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Client: New Jersey Library Association

County: Mercer, NJ

Legal Work Required: New Jersey Library Association requests assistance with the review of "NJLA Guidelines for Developing a Local Public Library Personnel Manual" to guide public libraries in the development of local personnel policy handbooks for library employees.

Mission: New Jersey Library Association (www.njla.org) promotes library services for the residents of New Jersey.

Matter No.: 29-062.3

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Client: 4CS of Passaic County, Inc.

County: Passaic, NJ

Legal Work Required: 4CS of Passaic County, Inc. requests assistance with the review of its Employee Handbook.

Mission: 4CS of Passaic County, Inc. (www.4cspassaic.org) serves as the childcare resource and referral agency of Passaic County providing information about high quality childcare, strengthening families, educating individuals interested in the childcare field through its vocational school, and managing the childcare subsidy program for the region for the State of New Jersey's Division of Family Development as well as the family child care program for the Office of Licensing (Department of Children and Families).

Matter No.: 35-208.2

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Client: Mamaroneck Community Nursery School

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: Mamaroneck Community Nursery School requests assistance with a review of Organization's personnel policies.

Mission: Mamaroneck Community Nursery School (www.mcnschool.org) uses productive play as a vehicle for learning, help children grow as individuals and community members in a safe, caring and challenging environment.

Matter No.: 23-163.9

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Client: Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester seeks assistance with necessary documentation for employees under the age of 18.

Mission: Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester (www.bgcnw.org) inspires and enables all young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.

Matter No.: 35-151.2

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Client: TOUCH - Together Our Unity Can Heal

County: Rockland, NY

Legal Work Required: TOUCH - Together Our Unity Can Heal seeks assistance with the review of its current employee handbook.

Mission: TOUCH - Together Our Unity Can Heal provides humane and holistic services to persons infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS.

Matter No.: 33-049.4

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Client: New Westchester Symphony Orchestra

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: New Westchester Symphony Orchestra seeks assistance with drafting an employee handbook.

Mission: New Westchester Symphony Orchestra (www.newsymphony.org) offers amateur instrumental musicians in and around Westchester County an opportunity to build musicianship in a supportive, non-competitive setting while practicing and performing significant orchestral and ensemble works.

Matter No.: 35-223.1

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Client: Boys & Girls Club of SECT

County: New London, CT

Legal Work Required: Boys & Girls Club of SECT requests assistance with review and revision of employee handbook.

Mission: The mission of the Boys & Girls Club of SECT is to inspire, assist and enable young people from all circumstances to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, caring and involved citizens.

Matter No.: 08-216.2

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Client: Central Connecticut Health District

County: Hartford, CT

Legal Work Required: Central Connecticut Health District requests assistance with developing a policy and form for employee background checks.

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.: 08-572.6

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Environmental/Land Use

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HIPAA

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Immigration

Client: The Adoption Hope Foundation

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: The Adoption Hope Foundation seeks assistance with determining whether US citizenship is required for the receipt of a grant.

Mission: The Adoption Hope Foundation (www.adoptionhopefoundation.org) helps break the financial barrier of adoption by providing grants to people who hope to build their family through adoption.

Matter No.: 35-079.3

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Incorporation/Tax Exemption

Client: Friends of HoLa

County: Hudson, NJ

Legal Work Required: Friends of HoLa requests assistance with incorporation and applying for tax exempt status.

Mission: Friends of HoLa (www.holahoboken.org)nurtures relationships with individuals and institutional funders to provide the operating and capital resources for the benefit of the Hoboken Dual Language Charter School (HoLa).

Matter No.: 35-214.1

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Client: Philip's Education Partners

County: Essex, NJ

Legal Work Required: Philip's Education Partners requests assistance applying for tax exempt status for a subsidiary which will operate a charter school.

Mission: Philip's Education Partners (www.philipsed.org)supports the education of urban youth and provides resources to institutions dedicated to helping urban youth to develop the intellectual competence and values necessary to live productive lives filled with options and choice.

Matter No.: 35-126.3

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Client: The League of Women Voters Rye, Rye Brook & Port Chester

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: League of Women Voters Rye, Rye Brook & Port Chester seeks assistance advice regarding possible incorporation.

Mission: The League of Women Voters Rye, Rye Brook & Port Chester (www.lwvrrbpc.org)encourages the informed and active participation of people in our government, regardless of party affiliation & To increase understanding of policy issues that will impact our lives and our communities.

Matter No.: 35-211.1

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Insurance and Risk Management

Client: National Junior Tennis & Learning of Trenton, Inc.

County: Mercer, NJ

Legal Work Required: National Junior Tennis & Learning of Trenton, Inc. requests advice about liability for accidents when employees are driving their own vehicles.

Mission: National Junior Tennis & Learning of Trenton, Inc. (www.njtloftrenton.org)strengthens the character and enhances the lives of youths by providing opportunities and instruction in nutrition, education, and tennis.

Matter No.: 35-108.4

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Intellectual Property

Client: The Center for Education and Juvenile Justice

County: Essex, NJ

Legal Work Required: The Center for Education and Juvenile Justice requests assistance with understanding intellectual property rights with respect to historical documents and the drafting template agreements necessary to secure and assign such rights.

Mission: The Center for Education and Juvenile Justice provides education for young people that will help them find the justice they deserve.

Matter No.: 35-216.2

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Client: The Hispanic Health Council

County: Hartford, CT

Legal Work Required: Hispanic Health Council requests assistance with IP protection of set of educational publications ("fotonovelas") developed by Organization in conjunction with UConn.

Mission: The Hispanic Health Council (www.hispanichealth.org)works to improve the health and social well being of Latinos and other diverse communities.

Matter No.: 08-444.6

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Client: Connecticut Puerto Rican Forum

County: Hartford, CT

Legal Work Required: Connecticut Puerto Rican Forum requests assistance with IP protection of logo for Organization's new, affiliated for-profit social enterprise.

Mission: The mission of Connecticut Puerto Rican Forum (www.ctprf.org) is to advance the social and economic conditions of the community at large, with emphasis on Hispanics, through education, training, supportive services, leadership development and advocacy.

Matter No.: 08-343.3

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Lending/Finance

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Litigation

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Nonprofit

Client: For Our Daughters Incorporated

County: Erie, NY

Legal Work Required: For Our Daughters Incorporated seeks assistance with volunteer processes and procedures.

Mission: For Our Daughters Incorporated (www.forourdaughtersinc.org) empowers young women to break down communication barriers and to become advocates for their own bodies.

Matter No.: 35-197.1

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Privacy

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Real Estate

Client: Wintonbury Land Trust

County: Hartford, CT

Legal Work Required: Wintonbury Land Trust requests assistance with purchase of parcel of land in Bloomfield.

Mission: Wintonbury Land Trust (www.WINTONBURYLANDTRUST.org)promotes the preservation, improvement, protection, and conservation of natural resources for the benefit of the community.

Matter No.: 08-643.1

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Tax

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Trust and Estates

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