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Bankruptcy

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Bylaw Review

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Contracts

Client: Charity Navigator

County: Bergen, NJ

Legal Work Required: Charity Navigator seeks assistance with preparing a contract to prevent a purchaser of the organization's data from reselling or otherwise distributing the data.

Mission: Charity Navigator (www.charitynavigator.org)works to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the financial health of America's largest charities.

Matter No.: 28-106.043

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Corporate

Client: Positive Discipline of Western CT., Inc.

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Positive Discipline of Western CT seeks assistance with revising the Organization's Certificate of Incorporation to effectuate a name change, and help with other corporate filings.

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.: 34-115.1

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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 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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Corporate Governance/Compliance

Client: Ocean Partnership for Children

County: Ocean, NJ

Legal Work Required: Ocean Partnership for Children seeks assistance with a review of its Certificate of Incorporation and Bylaws.

Mission: The mission of Ocean Partnership for Children (www.oceanpartnership.org) is to provide care management services for youth and families involved with the Children's System of Care.

Matter No.: 34-212.2

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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: Open Arts Alliance, Inc

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Open Arts Alliance seeks assistance with classifying workers as independent contractors or employees.

Mission: The mission of Hands of Hope is to bring the healing power of arts education to children and adults in health care facilities. Programs provide cultural access through visual arts, dance, music and theater to people of all ages.

Matter No.: 32-071.3

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Client: Southwestern Area Health Education Center

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: Southwestern Area Health Education Center seeks assistance with the review of an employee handbook.

Mission: The mission of Southwestern Area Health Education Center (www.swctahec.org) is to improve access to primary health care for disadvantaged and medically underserved populations by increasing the recruitment and retention of health care professionals with training, education and support, and by promoting improved health and disease prevention in underserved areas.

Matter No.: 20-082.020

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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: 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: 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: 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

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Immigration

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Incorporation/Tax Exemption

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Insurance and Risk Management

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Intellectual Property

Client: NJ Agricultural Society

County: Burlington, NJ

Legal Work Required: NJ Agricultural Society requests assistance with copyright considerations related to creation and sale of a cookbook comprised of recipes from a variety of sources.

Mission: The New Jersey Agricultural Society (www.njagsociety.org) aims to preserve and enhance agriculture, farming and related businesses through educational, informational and promotional programs.

Matter No.: 34-004.4

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Client: Everyone for Accessible Community Housing of NJ

County: Hunterdon, NJ

Legal Work Required: Everyone for Accessible Community Housing of NJ seeks assistance with the intellectual property considerations for (i) donation of original artwork to the organization, (ii) the sale of the artwork by the organization in various formats, and (iii) the protection of an e-book created by the organization. The assistance includes preparation of necessary documents in connection with the donation and sale of the artwork.

Mission: Everyone for Accessible Community Housing of New Jersey (EACH of NJ) provides information and referral services about fair housing, tenant rights, and civil rights for people with disabilities, the frail elderly, and financially challenged.

Matter No.: 33-190.2

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Lending/Finance

Client: Community Capital New York, Inc.

County: Westchester, NY

Legal Work Required: Community Capital New York seeks assistance in determining the NY and CT regulations that apply to its new program of making small loans to individuals.

Mission: Community Capital New York (www.ccrhv.org) works to increase the housing opportunities of low and moderate income persons in Westchester and Putnam Counties through a variety of financial, educational and networking programs.

Matter No.: 97-010.067

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Litigation

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Nonprofit

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Privacy

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Real Estate

Client: Carver Foundation of Norwalk, Inc.

County: Fairfield, CT

Legal Work Required: The Organization seeks assistance with having ownership of real property transferred from the City of Norwalk to Carver Center.

Mission: The mission of Carver Foundation of Norwalk, Inc. (www.carvercenterct.org) is to help children reach their greatest potential by providing, academic, social and recreational programs in a positive, safe and fun environment.

Matter No.: 31-017.3

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Tax

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Trust and Estates

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