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Bankruptcy

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Bylaw Review

Client: Liberation in Truth Social Justice Center

County: Essex, NJ

Legal Work Required: Liberation in Truth Social Justice Center, d/b/a Newark LGBTQ Community Center, requests assistance with the review of its Certificate of Incorporation and Bylaws.

Mission: Liberation in Truth Social Justice Center, d/b/a Newark LGBTQ Community Center (www.newarklgbtqcenter.org), creates and sustains a safe space that fosters a better quality of life for the LGBTQ community and its allies in the Greater Newark area.

Matter No.: 30-142.9

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Client: Latin American Economic Development Association

County: Camden, NJ

Legal Work Required: Latin American Economic Development Association requests assistance with a review of its Certificate of Incorporation and Bylaws.

Mission: Latin American Economic Development Association, Inc. (www.laeda.org) dedicates itself to the creation of small business ownership opportunities for all minorities, contributes to the growth and success of small businesses and the development of the marketplace in the communities it serves.

Matter No.: 35-042.2

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Client: Random Hacks of Kindness Junior, Inc.

County: Litchfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Random Hacks of Kindness Junior seeks assistance with creating bylaws for the organization.

Mission: Random Hacks of Kindness Junior (www.rhokjr.org) is a nonprofit organization that provides elementary and middle school children the opportunity to come together with computer science mentors and local subject matter experts, as problem solvers and innovators, to address real world challenges submitted by local community agencies.

Matter No.: 35-061.1

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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 Certificate of Incorporation and Bylaws.

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.: 35-080.2

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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: Liberation in Truth Social Justice Center

County: Essex, NJ

Legal Work Required: Liberation in Truth Social Justice Center, d/b/a Newark LGBTQ Community Center, requests assistance with the review of a contract.

Mission: Liberation in Truth Social Justice Center, d/b/a Newark LGBTQ Community Center (www.newarklgbtqcenter.org), creates and sustains a safe space that fosters a better quality of life for the LGBTQ community and its allies in the Greater Newark area.

Matter No.: 30-142.8

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Client: Latino U College Access

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: Latino U College Access seeks assistance with the review of a professional services agreement.

Mission: Latino U College Access is a resource center that provides workshops on pre-college planning, assistance with college application and financial aid process, volunteer mentoring, after-school programs and tutoring groups.

Matter No.: 32-115.011

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Client: Center for Evaluation and Counseling, Inc.

County: Morris, NJ

Legal Work Required: Center for Evaluation and Counseling requests assistance with the review of a subcontract.

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.: 29-018.018

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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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Corporate

Client:  Burroughs Community Center

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Assistance with reviewing a waiver form in connection with the Center's "Freezin for a Reason" fund raising event.

Mission: The mission of Burroughs Community Center (www.burroughscc.org) is to provide the residents of Bridgeport with program opportunities and facility resources for the purpose of promoting individual growth and community cohesiveness.

Matter No.: 97-002.9

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Client: North Rockland Rowing Club

County: Rockland, NY

Legal Work Required: North Rockland Rowing Club seeks advice regarding selling or loaning its assets to another nonprofit.

Mission: The mission of the North Rockland Rowing Club is to aid, encourage, foster, support and promote the development and growth of rowing as a scholastic and community inclusive sport on the Hudson River in Rockland County.

Matter No.: 29-017.6

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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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Corporate Governance/Compliance

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: 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: Keon Center

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: Keon Center seeks assistance with the review of its current employee handbook.

Mission: The mission of Keon Center (www.keoncenter.org) is to provide an adult training center for the developmentally disabled that teaches life and vocational skills.

Matter No.: 98-027.016

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Client: The Family Resource Network, Inc.

County: Mercer, NJ

Legal Work Required: The Family Resource Network requests assistance with the review of its reasonable accommodation request form.

Mission: The Family Resource Network (www.familyresourcenetwork.org) is dedicated to offering individuals and their families with continuing needs the greatest opportunities, resources, and services to support a full and happy life.

Matter No.: 27-108.5

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Client: Burroughs Community Center

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Burroughs Community Center requests assistance with determining whether the participants in a new program should be considered employees or independent contractors.

Mission: The mission of Burroughs Community Center (www.burroughscc.org) is to provide the residents of Bridgeport with program opportunities and facility resources for the purpose of promoting individual growth and community cohesiveness.

Matter No.: 97-002.10

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Client: Latin American Economic Development Association

County: Camden, NJ

Legal Work Required: Latin American Economic Development Association requests assistance with a review of its employee handbook.

Mission: Latin American Economic Development Association, Inc. (www.laeda.org) dedicates itself to the creation of small business ownership opportunities for all minorities, contributes to the growth and success of small businesses and the development of the marketplace in the communities it serves.

Matter No.: 35-042.3

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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: 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: 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 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 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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Environmental/Land Use

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HIPAA

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Immigration

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Incorporation/Tax Exemption

Client: The Adoption Hope Foundation

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: The Adoption Hope Foundation seeks assistance with filling out the 1023Ez and drafting bylaws.

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.: 35-079.1

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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: The Phoenix Association, Inc.

County: New Haven, CT

Legal Work Required: The Phoenix Association requests assistance with cyber squatting dispute.

Mission: Phoenix Association works to enable formerly incarcerated people to help change the organizational cultures of correctional systems, so that the systems are safer, less stressful, and more humane for people who work there and those who are confined there.

Matter No.: 08-599.1

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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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Lending/Finance

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Litigation

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Nonprofit

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Privacy

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Real Estate

Client: Center for Family Resources, Inc.

County: Passaic, NJ

Legal Work Required: Center for Family Resources requests assistance with filing a notice of federal interest related to Head Start funding and amending mortgage agreements to include a subordination clause.

Mission: The Center for Family Resources (www.centerforfamilyresources.net) is dedicated to promoting the general well-being of all children and their families in the Upper Passaic County area and Clifton by providing Head Start/Early Head Start service, comprehensive services through our Early Intervention Program and homeless prevention funding.

Matter No.: 31-222.010

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Client: Friends of the Modern School

County: Middlesex, NJ

Legal Work Required: Friends of the Modern School requests assistance with acceptance of a gift of real property.

Mission: The Friends of the Modern School (www.friendsofthemodernschool.org) promotes the memory and history of the Ferrer Modern School, part of an early 20th Century educational experiment designed to provide children, particularly those of workers, bohemians and anarchists, education in an atmosphere of freedom and self-reliance. The organization provides educational programs and conferences and showcases the Goldman House in Piscataway, NJ, on the state and federal registries of historic buildings.

Matter No.: 33-042.2

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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

Client: Access Independence

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Access Independence requests assistance with assessing a possible property tax appeal.

Mission: Access Independence (www.drcfc.org) is a nonprofit organization that advocates and supports individuals with disabilities to reach their full potential. Programs include information & referral services, independent living skills training, peer support, advocacy, Youth Transition Program, donation and sales of used durable medical equipment, an aging & disability resource center, and Ticket to Work program.

Matter No.: 23-119.8

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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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