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Legal Clinic for the Homeless (Southampton Shelter)

The Lawyers Clearinghouse operates free legal clinics throughout the year at a number of area shelters. In order to qualify, clients must be homeless, using shelter services, or otherwise income eligible for free legal services. This week’s clinic will match pro

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WEBINAR: When Immigration Officials Come Knocking at Work

Jackson Lewis P.C. and the National Network of Business Law Pro Bono Programs is pleased to announce this complimentary webinar for non-profit employers. In the current environment of heightened enforcement, many non-profit employers are asking: What do we do if

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Following Record Year, More Improvements Planned for Legal Clinic for the Homeless

The Clearinghouse wrapped up a record-breaking year of legal clinics on June 23 under the watch of Legal Clinic Director Mia Friedman, who took over management of the program last September. Over the past nine months, volunteer attorneys from ten area

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Employment and Immigration Law Issues for Nonprofits

Are you up to date with core employment law rules that apply to your nonprofit? Employment law is such a complex and specialized field that it is always a good idea to stay attuned. Back by popular demand, Lawyers Clearinghouse

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Helping the Homeless: FM Global

There was no formal pro bono program in place at FM Global in 2013 when attorney Jon Mishara took over the management of the Rhode Island-based insurance company’s legal department as senior vice president and general counsel, so he quickly

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Choate lawyers make an impact at legal clinics for the homeless

Emily Hodge, a partner at Boston law firm Choate Hall & Stewart and a member of the Lawyers Clearinghouse board of directors, and Brando Twilley, a staff attorney, traveled two very different paths to get where they are today. Hodge took

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