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C.L. Bailey, J.D. Legal Consulting Services

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Introduction: We provide back up support for solo practitioners and smaller boutique law firm, by supporting the architecture of case building for pro se (self representing) litigants. We offer guidance in statutory interpretation and application. We assist with documentation drafting, editing and assemblage. We provide court filing services (with discretion), confidentiality and case management. We also provide financial counseling, Social Services, Social Security, Unemployment Compensation and Workers Compensation appeal support, guidance and advocacy. We are a go-to resource for Domestic Violence Victim Advocacy. We also provide in person support for difficult waiting periods and appointments for the above mentioned areas. I love to offer discounted pricing and support for matters that most believe cannot be engaged in due to the complexity and cost.

Hired 12 times

Serves Irvington, NJ

3 employees

8 years in business

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Cash, PayPal

This pro indicated that they reviewed CDC safety guidelines for COVID-19 and pledged to do the following:

Maintain 6 feet of distance from customers

Wear masks during the job

Disinfect surfaces touched during the job


Customers rated this pro highly for professionalism, work quality, and value.

Good 4.3

6 reviews


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Lauren H.

Legal Document Preparation

She was very professional. She was very thorough and took her time (but she did not lengthen the meeting just to charge more like lawyers do. ) Would highly recommend her to help with any legal paperwork.
Jun 11, 2019
Wayne S.

Legal Document Preparation

Charmaine is just what the doctor has ordered. I need guidance for how to bring a suitable case to a defendant who really deserves it and based on our initial interaction gaining some traction. Keep up the good work Charmaine...
Feb 17, 2020
Natasha B.

Ms Baiely has helped my family with great legal advice and has prepared legal documents that was needed in some legal matters my family and I were experiencing. Very compassionate and understanding. Ms.Baiely made a trying time turn into a wonderful out come.
Mar 25, 2015
Nelson t.

Legal Document Preparation

she is great to work with
Jan 3, 2021
Joanna l.

Legal Document Preparation

Oct 30, 2019


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    EDUCATION Rutgers University School of Law-Newark, Newark, NJ J.D., Dec. 2004. Honors: Honorary Giles Sutherland Scholarship City College of New York - CUNY, New York, NY. B.A., Political Science, February 1999 Honors: Cum Laude, Rosenberg/ Humphrey Program in Public Policy Fellow; Golden Key Honor Society Member Bronx Community College- CUNY, BRONX, NY. A.A.S, PARALEGAL STUDIES , JUNE 1996 Honors: National Dean's List,-every semester of attendance 2003 -2009 Onyejekewe and Associates, LLP Bridgewater, N.J Law Clerk (One year). I managed active case files : client interviews, document review, legal research, ADR, post-trial follow-up and correspondence for in state and out of state representation. Notably, I handled casework on a personal tort action where a child was injured by her day care provider; negotiated a pre-trial settlement on a claim of real estate fraud, and researched long standing child support matters where the children were beyond majority. Primary practice areas were Employment Law and Family Law. Strich Law Firm, P.C., Monmouth Junction, N.J. Law Clerk, (One year) Similar day to day case management: client interviews, consultations, letter drafting, pre and post-trial motion submissions and legal correspondence. Notable casework involved divorce property settlement of real estate, personal assets, retirement funds, alimony and child support worksheets. Practice areas were Employment Law, Family Law, Elder Law and Wills and Trusts. Special Education Clinic, Rutgers School of Law Newark, N.J. Student Attorney (One Semester). I conducted client interviews and researched matters regarding Special Education law. Drafted attorneys' fees affidavits. I, under direct supervision of my clinical professor, represented a child client at an Individualized Education Program (IEP) at a residential facility for re-evaluation of his educational and behavioral needs. Domestic Violence Advocacy Program,, Rutgers School of Law Newark, N.J. Student Volunteer (One Semester). I assisted Domestic Violence victims in the Newark area with filing Temporary Restraining Orders against their attackers. I also provided information to my client base on victims' rights and remedies, workings of the legal system, and evidentiary collection for hearings. Lastly, I assisted victims with safety planning and referrals to community-based resources. Women’s Rights Litigation Clinic, Rutgers School of Law Newark, N.J. Student Attorney, (One Semester) I drafted a memorandum of law on threats of third-party action no fault evictions to domestic violence victims arising from their batterers conduct. Our clinical work was in conjunction with the ACLU Women’s Rights Project and locally based outreach organizations. Child Advocacy Center, Rutgers School of Law Newark, N.J. Student Attorney, Newark, NJ. I drafted inter-office memoranda and client correspondence. I also was responsible for updating case files. Under clinical supervision, I represented disabled minors in denial of Social Security Disability Benefits, both before Administrative Law Judge and in letter appeal.

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