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Bankruptcy

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Bylaw Review

Client: Ethical Systems, Inc.

County: New York, NY

Legal Work Required: Ethical Systems seeks assistance with a review of its bylaws.

Mission: Ethical Systems (www.ethicalsystems.org) brings together social scientists and business practitioners across the country to aggregate research on the best ethical practices for businesses, and to develop better methods of teaching ethics in the business school curriculum.

Matter No.: 34-121.1

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Client: Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative, Inc.

County: Bergen, NJ

Legal Work Required: Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative requests assistance with the review of its Certificate of Incorporation and Bylaws.

Mission: Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative (www.bvmi.org) provides free primary medical care and, where possible, referrals to specialty care for working, low-income Bergen County residents who have no health insurance.

Matter No.: 34-200.2

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Client: New Jersey Campus Compact

County: Atlantic, NJ

Legal Work Required: New Jersey Campus Compact requests a review of the Organization's Certificate of Incorporation and Bylaws.

Mission: New Jersey Campus Compact (njcampuscompact.org) provides colleges and universities the ability to improve community life and to educate students for civic and social responsibility.

Matter No.: 34-170.2

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Client: United Way of Southeastern Connecticut

County: New London, CT

Legal Work Required: United Way of Southeastern Connecticut requests assistance with review and revision of certificate of incorporation and bylaws.

Mission: United Way of Southeastern Connecticut (www.uwsect.org)works to change our community by helping people in need through responsible use of donations.

Matter No.: 08-550.1

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Client: Family & Children's Agency

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Family & Children's Agency seeks assistance with a review of bylaws.

Mission: Family & Children's Agency (www.familyandchildrensagency.org) strengthens families and individuals through foster and adoptive care, homecare, addiction services, mentoring programs and counseling services.

Matter No.: 98-077.108

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Contracts

Client: CT Appleseed Center for Law & Justice, Inc.

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Connecticut Appleseed Center for Law & Justice requests with review of current Dept. of Justice grant award and applicable regulations to determine if change in staffing at Organization constitutes material change under award, requiring report or constituting possible violation of award.

Mission: CT Appleseed Center for Law & Justice, Inc. works to develop solutions for the causes, rather than the symptoms, of our state's social problems. We will deploy volunteer lawyers and other professionals to achieve systemic changes through legal and legislative advocacy, negotiation, education and other initiatives.

Matter No.: 08-570.1

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Client: Preferred Family of Services

County: Ocean, NJ

Legal Work Required: Preferred Family of Services of New Jersey requests assistance with the review of a vendor contract relating to offsite data storage.

Mission: Preferred Family of Services, doing business as Preferred Behavioral Health Group (www.preferredbehavioral.org), is a community mental health agency whose mission is to provide quality care to those in need.

Matter No.: 33-184.4

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Corporate

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 insure 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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Client: Protestant Community Centers

County: Essex, NJ

Legal Work Required: Protestant Community Centers requests assistance with dissolution of the organization.

Mission: Protestant Community Centers (www.pcci-sceep.org) provides programs designed to broaden and enrich the lives of the disadvantaged children and families of Newark.

Matter No.: 34-056.1

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Corporate Governance/Compliance

Client: The Shrewsbury Chorale

County: Monmouth, NJ

Legal Work Required: The Shrewsbury Chorale seeks assistance with New Jersey charities registration and fundraising requirements.

Mission: The Shrewsbury Chorale (www.shrewsburychorale.org) presents the highest quality performances of diverse choral music to the entire community, including those unable to attend public concerts, and to develop its members' talents by providing a challenging musical environment.

Matter No.: 34-158.3

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Client: New Jersey Campus Compact

County: Atlantic, NJ

Legal Work Required: New Jersey Campus Compact requests assistance with a review of the Organization's corporate governance practices.

Mission: New Jersey Campus Compact (njcampuscompact.org) provides colleges and universities the ability to improve community life and to educate students for civic and social responsibility.

Matter No.: 34-170.1

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Client: Songs of Love Foundation

County: Queens, NY

Legal Work Required: Songs of Love Foundation requests assistance with New Jersey fund raising requirements.

Mission: Songs of Love Foundation (www.songsoflove.org) provides free personalized songs for seriously ill children and teens.

Matter No.: 34-180.1

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Corporate Merger

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E-Commerce/Internet

Client: National Alliance of Research Associates Programs

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: NARAP requests assistance with drafting a terms of use and privacy policy for its website.

Mission: The National Alliance of Research Associates Program (www.raprogram.org) brings pre-health professional students into the emergency department to facilitate clinical research, particularly on facilitating primary health care screenings among patients and visitors.

Matter No.: 32-143.4

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Education/Workshops

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Employment/Labor/Employee Benefits

Client: Hudson River Sloop Clearwater

County: Dutchess, NY

Legal Work Required: Hudson River Sloop Clearwater seeks assistance with drafting a volunteer handbook.

Mission: Hudson River Sloop Clearwater (www.clearwater.org) works to establish a clean and healthy Hudson River through a combination of educational programming and environmental advocacy.

Matter No.: 26-055.013

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Client: Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative, Inc.

County: Bergen, NJ

Legal Work Required: Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative requests assistance with the review of its employee handbook.

Mission: Bergen Volunteer Medical Initiative (www.bvmi.org) provides free primary medical care and, where possible, referrals to specialty care for working, low-income Bergen County residents who have no health insurance.

Matter No.: 34-200.1

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Client: A Place for Us, Atlantic County Women's Center

County: Atlantic, NJ

Legal Work Required: A Place for Us, Atlantic County Women's Center requests assistance with the review of its internal complaint procedure.

Mission: A Place for Us, Atlantic County Women's Center (www.acwc.org) helps empower women by working to secure their physical safety, emotional well-being, individual freedom, and economic equality.

Matter No.: 30-078.4

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Client: Bethany Lutheran Preschool

County: Middlesex, CT

Legal Work Required: Bethany Lutheran Preschool requests assistance with development of appropriate standard offer letter.

Mission: Bethany Lutheran Preschool (www.bethanylutherancromwell.org) provides community outreach and makes Christ known via church services and a pre-school program for three and four year olds.

Matter No.: 08-567.2

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Client: Bethany Lutheran Preschool

County: Middlesex, CT

Legal Work Required: Bethany Lutheran Preschool requests assistance with review and revision of employee handbook.

Mission: Bethany Lutheran Preschool (www.bethanylutherancromwell.org) provides community outreach and makes Christ known via church services and a pre-school program for three and four year olds.

Matter No.: 08-567.1

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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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Client: Community Foundation of Middlesex County

County: Middlesex, CT

Legal Work Required: Community Foundation of Middlesex County requests assistance with review and revision of personnel policy.

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.: 08-566.1

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Client: Statewide Legal Services of CT

County: Hartford, CT

Legal Work Required: Statewide Legal Services of CT requests assistance with labor contract negotiations with National Organization of Legal Services Workers (NOLSW), affiliated with UAW Local 2320

Mission: Statewide Legal Services of CT (www.slsct.org) provides legal services to low income people.

Matter No.: 08-547.3

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Client: Family & Children's Agency

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Family & Children's Agency seeks advice about questions relating to new FLSA rules for domestic service workers, and how they affect the organization.

Mission: Family & Children's Agency (www.familyandchildrensagency.org) strengthens families and individuals through foster and adoptive care, homecare, addiction services, mentoring programs and counseling services.

Matter No.: 98-077.109

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Client: Integrated Health Services

County: Hartford, CT

Legal Work Required: Integrated Health Services requests assistance with a Human Resources matter.

Mission: Integrated Health Services (www.integratedhealthservices.org) provides comprehensive and preventative health care services, including mental health and dental services, to children and their families who are either uninsured, underinsured or without access to a health care provider.

Matter No.: 08-065.30

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Client: Eagle Student Mentoring

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Eagle Student Mentoring seeks assistance with review of job descriptions, and the independent contractor status of Executive Director.

Mission: Eagle Student Mentoring, formerly known as the Young Haitian American Professionals Society, Inc. (www.yhaps.org) is a youth and leadership development program committed to empowering Haitian heritage students to reach their academic potential, bridge professional goals, and contribute to the betterment of society.

Matter No.: 34-107.2

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Client: Madison Area YMCA

County: Morris, NJ

Legal Work Required: Madison Area YMCA requests assistance with review of its employee handbook.

Mission: Madison Area YMCA (www.madisonareaymca.org) strengthens communities by advancing social responsibility, youth development and healthy living.

Matter No.: 34-046.6

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Client: Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association seeks assistance with a review of personnel policies.

Mission: The mission of the Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association (www.ridgefieldvna.org) is to provide remarkable home health care, foster community-based wellness and promote public health and safety in the Greater Ridgefield community.

Matter No.: 26-053.017

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Client: The Ashokan Center

County: Ulster, NY

Legal Work Required: The Ashokan Center seeks assistance with the review of personnel policies.

Mission: The Ashokan Center (www.ashokancenter.org) teaches, inspires and builds community through shared experiences in nature, history and the arts.

Matter No.: 34-109.6

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Client: Arc of Meriden-Wallingford, Inc.

County: New Haven, CT

Legal Work Required: Arc of Meriden-Wallingford requests assistance with reviewing and revising the employee handbook

Mission: Arc of Meriden-Wallingford, Inc. (www.arcmw.org)(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.: 08-551.1

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Client: Elizabethport Presbyterian Center, Inc.

County: Union, NJ

Legal Work Required: Elizabethport Presbyterian Center requests assistance with an unemployment compensation matter.

Mission: Elizabethport Presbyterian Center (www.eportcenter.org) provides youth and senior social services, childcare, job training, and reentry programs for the Elizabethport community.

Matter No.: 30-110.6

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Environmental/Land Use

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HIPAA

Client: Woodcock Nature Center

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Woodcock Nature Center seeks advice regarding potential liabilities in collecting medical information on campers.

Mission: The Woodcock Nature Center (www.woodcocknaturecenter.org)(www.woodcocknaturecenter.org) is a nonprofit resource for environmental education serving schools, youth and families in Southwestern Connecticut. Located on 149 acres of state-protected land, the Center includes a pond, wetlands, publicly accessible trails, and an education center.

Matter No.: 32-147.7

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Immigration

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Incorporation/Tax Exemption

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Insurance and Risk Management

Client: ChathamSTEM

County: Morris, NJ

Legal Work Required: ChathamSTEM requests assistance with preparing releases from liability for use with participants in its programs.

Mission: ChathamSTEM is a group that advocates for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education to help area youth with college and career readiness.

Matter No.: 34-050.3

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Intellectual Property

Client: Community Foundation of Middlesex County

County: Middlesex, CT

Legal Work Required: Community Foundation of Middlesex County requests assistance with intellectual property protection of Organization's "Bully Free Zone" campaign and related materials.

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.: 08-566.3

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Lending/Finance

Client: New Rochelle YMCA

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: New Rochelle YMCA seeks assistance with procuring a tax-exempt bond from the City of New Rochelle.

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

Matter No.: 32-101.018

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Litigation

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Nonprofit

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Privacy

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Real Estate

Client: Rising Tide Capital

County: Hudson, NJ

Legal Work Required: Rising Tide Capital requests assistance with the review of an office lease.

Mission: Rising Tide Capital (www.risingtidecapital.org) promotes entrepreneurial activity among low-income women, minorities, ex-offenders, and underprivileged youth by creating and assisting small businesses in New Jersey.

Matter No.: 24-162.22

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Client: Building Responsible Intelligent Creative Kids

County: Essex, NJ

Legal Work Required: Building Responsible Intelligent Creative Kids requests assistance with the closing on the purchase of a mixed use property in Newark, NJ.

Mission: Building Responsible Intelligent Creative Kids (www.bricknewark.org) challenges and supports students to reach a high level of academic achievement and exceed state and national academic achievement standards.

Matter No.: 29-184.010

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Client: Town of Southeast Cultural Arts Coalition

County: Putnam, NY

Legal Work Required: TOSCAC requests advice on obtaining a certificate of occupancy for limited/interim use under NYS building and fire codes.

Mission: The Town of Southeast Cultural Arts Coalition promotes and raises funds for the development and effective management of an affordable and accessible performance venue, providing the area's citizens with opportunities to participate and enjoy a range of cultural arts, including lectures, theater, dance, film, music, visual arts, and cultural community events.

Matter No.: 32-169.4

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Tax

Client: Educate America Right Now

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: Educate America Right Now seeks assistance with the structure and design of a scholarship program.

Mission: Educate America Right Now (www.educateamericarightnow.org) provides financial and skills support to adults seeking their first college-level degree.

Matter No.: 34-089.3

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Trust and Estates

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