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Bankruptcy

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Bylaw Review

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Contracts

Client: Connecticut Association of Directors of Health, Inc.

County: Hartford, CT

Legal Work Required: Connecticut Association of Directors of Health requests assistance with developing template for independent contractor agreement to be used when Organization retains consultants to assist with research projects.

Mission: Connecticut Association of Directors of Health (www.cadh.org) convenes, engages, mobilizes, and supports Connecticut's local health departments and fortifies their leadership role in establishing healthier Connecticut communities.

Matter No.: 08-450.5

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Corporate

Client: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County

County: Rockland , NY

Legal Work Required: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County requests assistance with an administrative matter.

Mission: The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County (www.bbbsofrc.com) is to offer a stabilized support system to disadvantaged, underserved at-risk children, 7-18 years of age, living in single parent households.

Matter No.: 27-171.014

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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: African Caribbean American Parents of Children with Disabilities (AFCAMP)

County: Hartford, CT

Legal Work Required: AFCAMP requests assistance with determining if three positions have been correctly categorized under wage hour laws.

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.: 08-063.22

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Client: African Caribbean American Parents of Children with Disabilities (AFCAMP)

County: Hartford, CT

Legal Work Required: AFCAMP requests assistance with review and revision of employee handbook.

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.: 08-063.21

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Client: Faculty Student Association of WCC

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: Faculty Student Association Of WCC seeks assistance with a review of the Organization's HR policies, practices, procedures and strategies.

Mission: The Faculty Student Association of Westchester Community College (www.sunywcc.edu) provides financial and administrative services to students in support of their academic needs and student campus activities and serves the faculty, staff and students with essential services such as dining, a bookstore and cultural programming which enhance campus life.

Matter No.: 33-111.3

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Client: International Institute of Connecticut, Inc.

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: International Institute of Connecticut seeks assistance with determining the status of employment positions as exempt or non-exempt.

Mission: The International Institute of Connecticut (www.iiconn.org) is a non-sectarian social service agency assisting immigrants, refugees and their families.

Matter No.: 98-022.012

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Client: Positive Discipline of Western CT., Inc.

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Positive Discipline of Western CT seeks assistance with classifying employees as employees or independent contractors.

Mission: Positive Discipline of Western CT., Inc. (www.positivedisciplinewesternct.org) promotes the development of life skills and respectful relationships in families, schools, and businesses. The organization provides classes to parents, caregivers, educators and youth development workers to help strengthen relationships with children, encouraging them to be responsible, resourceful and self-reliant.

Matter No.: 34-115.3

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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

Client: Allies in Caring

County: Atlantic, NJ

Legal Work Required: Allies in Caring is seeking assistance with respect to whether an employment candidate meets the eligibility requirements for an O-1 Visa or H-1B Visa.

Mission: Allies in Caring is a multi-cultural organization that provides counseling, education, and advocacy to English, Spanish, and sign language users

Matter No.: 33-160.4

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Incorporation/Tax Exemption

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Insurance and Risk Management

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Intellectual Property

Client: Acts 4 Ministry, Inc.

County: New Haven, CT

Legal Work Required: Acts 4 Ministry requests assistance with response to demand letter from Getty Images over previous use of photo on Client's website.

Mission: Acts 4 Ministry (www.acts4.org) supports the needs of low-income families and individuals in the greater Waterbury area through the collection and distribution of re-usable clothing and furniture.

Matter No.: 08-241.4

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Client: SAFE in Hunterdon, Inc.

County: Hunterdon, NJ

Legal Work Required: SAFE in Hunterdon, Inc. requests advice with respect to a possible name change and, if necessary, assistance with filing a trademark application for the new name and related logo.

Mission: SAFE in Hunterdon (www.safeinhunterdon.org) provides safety, empowerment, and healing to adults, teens, and children affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, and abuse while mobilizing the community to promote social change that will reduce power-based violence, coercive control, and oppression.

Matter No.: 34-166.5

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Client: Tidewater Institute, Inc.

County: Middlesex, CT

Legal Work Required: Tidewater Institute requests counsel regarding intellectual property protection of phrase "Sustainable Sunday".

Mission: Tidewater Institute empowers individuals and businesses to build healthy, engaged communities that protect our natural world as they live, work, play and create.

Matter No.: 08-563.2

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Lending/Finance

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Litigation

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Nonprofit

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Privacy

Client: United Way of Northern New Jersey

County: Morris, NJ

Legal Work Required: The United Way of Northern New Jersey has requested advice regarding privacy issues associated with a new app.

Mission: United Way of Northern New Jersey (www.unitedwaynnj.org) mobilizes resources to improve the quality of life for people who live and work in Morris, North Essex, Somerset, Sussex, and Warren Counties.

Matter No.: 21-021.040

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Real Estate

Client: SAFE in Hunterdon, Inc.

County: Hunterdon, NJ

Legal Work Required: SAFE in Hunterdon, Inc. requests assistance with the review of a new, long-term lease with its existing landlord that will involve extensive site renovations.

Mission: SAFE in Hunterdon (www.safeinhunterdon.org) provides safety, empowerment, and healing to adults, teens, and children affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, and abuse while mobilizing the community to promote social change that will reduce power-based violence, coercive control, and oppression.

Matter No.: 34-166.4

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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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