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Green-Collar Communities Clinic

By Donna Mallard | May 2, 2015

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Law Office Management

May 2, 2015

Green-Collar Communities Clinic

The East Bay Community Law Center needs volunteer lawyers for its business-focused clinic.

THE VOLUNTEERS

This practice group of the East Bay Community Law Center needs pro bono transactional attorneys, including those specializing in contract, corporate, employment, and real estate law.

THE CLIENTS

The program is focused on supporting small businesses, social enterprises, and nonprofits in the East Bay, especially those serving low-income workers and members of co-ops in impoverished areas.

THE WORK

Attorneys are needed to advise new business owners on hiring and payroll practices, record keeping, employee audits, managing independent contractors, and other employment matters. They also may advise nonprofit boards on employment and tax-exemption compliance matters. And they're needed to advise on purchase agreements, real estate matters, and contracts with vendors, suppliers, and public agencies.

THE RESULTS

The four-year-old program has helped more than 500 community members.

TO GET INVOLVED

Contact Sushil C. Jacob, staff attorney and director of the Green-Collar Communities Clinic, at sjacob@ebclc.org or 510-269-6611.

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Donna Mallard

Daily Journal Staff Writer

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