Legal Alert: Virtual Nonprofit Member Meetings Permitted During COVID-19

Governor Lamont issued an emergency Executive Order on Wednesday May 13, giving Connecticut nonprofits the authority to conduct member meetings, including annual meetings, by entirely remote means. This will permit Connecticut nonprofits to eliminate in-person members meetings, but only during the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) emergency, currently effective through September 9.  The Executive Order allows the…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Bill Roberts, Shipman & Goodwin

Bill Roberts, Chair of the Privacy and Data Projection practice at Shipman & Goodwin, has been an active Pro Bono Partnership volunteer since 2009. We were thrilled to see that Bill, along with several other Pro Bono Partnership volunteers, was recently honored by the Hartford Business Journal in its annual 40 Under Forty awards, which recognizes…

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Legal Alert: COVID-19 Updates

This Legal Alert addresses topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic that are most relevant to nonprofits. In this rapidly-changing environment, please contact your local Pro Bono Partnership office for the most current information. Please also bookmark the Pro Bono Partnership COVID-19 Nonprofit Resources page for information we have published or compiled. Federal Law The $300 Above-the-Line Charitable Contribution Deduction Explained…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Brian McGuire, Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, LLP

Brian McGuire, Of Counsel at Stamford-based IP firm Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, LLP became a Pro Bono Partnership volunteer last year when he offered to provide counsel to our nonprofit client, CT Radio Information System (CRIS), Connecticut’s only radio reading service. CRIS sought IP protection related to its recently launched product, CRISAccessTM, a “talking…

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Legal Alert: COVID-19 Updates

This Legal Alert addresses topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic that are most relevant to nonprofits. In this rapidly-changing environment, please contact your local Pro Bono Partnership office for the most current information. Please also bookmark the Pro Bono Partnership COVID-19 Nonprofit Resources page for information we have published or compiled. Federal Law Updates CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program Update…

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Legal Alert: COVID-19 Contract Considerations, Financial Information, & More

This Legal Alert addresses topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic that are most relevant to nonprofits. In this rapidly-changing environment, please contact your local Pro Bono Partnership office for the most current information. Please also bookmark the Pro Bono Partnership COVID-19 Nonprofit Resources page for information we have published or compiled. This page is being updated frequently. Federal Loans &…

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