Legal Aid Center in the News
Lawyers take pro bono cases of attorney who died in Red Rock Canyon hiking fall
July 17, 2016
Alexander S. Corey
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Dozens of local attorneys are taking on pro bono cases to honor a former colleague whose life was cut short in a May hiking accident.
Nevada AG intensifies efforts to fight financial fraud, shield elderly from exploitation
June 30, 2016
Las Vegas Review Journal
The Nevada attorney general’s office is intensifying efforts to fight financial fraud and protect the elderly and vulnerable people from exploitation.
These fine local legal minds also have big hearts — for kids, immigrants and the underprivileged
June 24, 2016
In popular culture, lawyers have been having a moment for, like, 60 years now, ever since the TV version of Perry Mason started badgering criminals into ’fessing up on the stand.
Nevada lawmakers approve new fraud unit for Attorney General
July 1, 2016
The Interim Finance Committee on Thursday approved spending nearly $1.3 million a year for the next five years to create a new financial fraud unit within the Attorney General’s Office.
Nevada Praise for Feds' Move to Curb Payday Lending Abuses
June 3,, 2016
PUBLIC NEWS SERVICE
Nevada consumer advocates are praising a federal plan released Thursday to rein in short-term lenders who can charge sky-high interest rates for payday and car-title loans.
Officials see need to reduce national visa backlog for undocumented immigrant crime victims
May 20, 2016
ALEXANDER S. COREY
LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL
Congresswoman Dina Titus, D-Las Vegas, and Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada Executive Director Barbara Buckley called attention Friday to a national backlog of visas for undocumented immigrant victims of crime.
Class on Immigration Demystified Current Laws
April 28, 2016
Fernando Lopez Duran
Coyote Student News @ CSN
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, a non-profit law firm, partnered with College of Southern Nevada to present information on pathways to citizenship during a free immigration class held on campus.
Free Ask-A-Lawyer Event on Monday in Las Vegas
April 29, 2016
Public News Service
If you've got a legal question but can't afford an attorney, you're in luck. The Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is sponsoring its fifth annual free "Ask a Lawyer" day on Monday, in honor of National Law Day.