A Pennsylvania based charity with a more recent branch begun in Connecticut , started by mothers of deployed marines providing material support to the troops for items that the Department of Defense sometimes cannot provide. These range from care packages to food items and clothing. Excellent organization doing good work.
The 100 Club
This Connecticut based organization honors fallen police officers and other public servants by providing immediate cash assistance to their families and longer term educational scholarship support to their surviving offspring.
Summer Camp for Refugees
This is a Milwaukee, Wisconsin based charity engaged in organizing and supporting summer camp activities for refugee and immigrant families whose finances would not ordinarily permit them to send their children to participate in these important summer activities.
Easter Seals – Special Olympics
Easter Seals provides comprehensive medical and vocational services to individuals throughout Connecticut’s communities suffering from serious temporary and permanent disabilities.
Attorney Paul Levin has been an annual supporter of the predominant fund raising event for the past several years donating multiple thousands of dollars each year. Family members have also served on the Crystal ball committee to assist in fund raising efforts.
The Wheeler Clinic
Connecticut non profit which provides state wide community based support for mental health, substance abuse recovery services, special education, child welfare, early childhood, community justice, foster care, employee assistance, along with prevention and wellness programs. The clinic serves more than 30,000 children, adolescents and adults in Connecticut each year.
Attorney Paul Levin was the recipient of the Wheeler clinic’s 2013 “Hands and Hearts award” for fostering positive change by offering support to the children, adults and families the clinic serves. Read more here.
Connecticut Humane Society
Legal Aid Programs via participation in Connecticut’s IOLTA bank account program
Covenant to Care For Children
Private Non Profit Entity which offers Social and financial support to children and families in crisis
Pro Bono Activities
In various situations, the Law Offices of Paul Levin have taken on matters where financial remuneration was not the objective or part of the bargain. There are times when an opportunity arises to serve the greater public interest or a suffering individual’s personal needs where access to legal talent is unlikely to occur for various reasons. Most recently, my firm was reviewing a potential medical negligence claim involving the delayed diagnosis of a virulent form of cancer that had not been detected at the earliest possible interval towards the end of that evaluation process when it became reasonably clear that such a case could not be properly supported with reputable medical opinion. This individual who was suffering and had not been able to work became subject to a landlord/tenant housing eviction action. My firm initially attempted to negotiate and discuss the matter with the landlord’s attorney which was to no avail. My firm entered an appearance, filed an answer with a number of well researched special defenses ultimately resulting in the landlord’s decision to drop the matter. No fee was earned nor requested for the endeavor.
On multiple occasions, my firm has also provided guidance on matters ranging from employment to criminal and family matters and, where necessary, appropriate and competent referrals are recommended but not before attempting to address the issues in a manner which conserves the financial resources of former or potential clients as well as endeavoring to create general goodwill within the community at large.