Pro Bono Partnership Honors Volunteers of the Year

White Plains, NY – May 6, 2016: Pro Bono Partnership (“the Partnership”), a nonprofit legal assistance provider serving New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut nonprofit organizations, celebrated its Volunteers of the Year for 2015 at regional events hosted throughout its service area.

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Synchrony Financial’s Jonathan S. Mothner Joins Pro Bono Partnership Board of Directors

White Plains, NY, May 3, 2016 — Pro Bono Partnership, a nationally recognized provider of free business and transactional legal services to nonprofits, has announced that Jonathan S. Mothner has been elected to its Board of Directors. With 25 years of legal experience, Mr. Mothner is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Synchrony…

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Pro Bono Partnership Debuts New Website

April 13, 2016, White Plains, NY – Pro Bono Partnership today launched its redesigned website, www.probonopartner.org, to provide nonprofits, legal volunteers, donors, and community constituencies with easy-to-find information on pro bono legal services, volunteer opportunities, and educational programs and resources. Executive Director Marcia Levy said, “Our new website will serve as a digital hub for…

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Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Discrimination in The Workplace: A Practical Guide

Pro Bono Partnership senior staff attorney Christine Michelle Duffy is editor-in-chief and contributing author of the groundbreaking Bloomberg BNA treatise Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Discrimination in the Workplace: A Practical Guide. The treatise includes a comprehensive review of federal, state, and local laws and regulations, 15 chapters on human resource practices, and 19 essays…

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The Pro Bono Partnership Pundit: Why Proactive Employment Law Advice Is Similar to a Fram Oil Filter

March 15, 2016 — This post was originally published on The Dodge Blog by Christine Michelle Duffy, Senior Staff Attorney (New Jersey Office). Nonprofits can draw a parallel from the famous Fram oil filter marketing slogan, “You can pay me now, or pay me later,” when taking preemptive steps and proactive legal advice to avoid employment…

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Guest Spotlight: Introduction to Pro Bono Partnership

This post was originally published on Essential Bulletin, Cerini & Associates, LLP by Judy Siegel, Staff Attorney. Nonprofits have the same legal needs as other corporations but sometimes lack the budget to address these concerns, which can include corporate governance, fundraising, intellectual property, and strategic alliances.

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