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The Education Advocacy Program at Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is seeking a full-time experienced education attorney to provide creative and zealous advocacy for children with disabilities who are struggling to receive services and accommodations from the school district. Many of Legal Aid Center’s clients are children in foster care or children whose parents cannot navigate their way through the special education legal processes, resulting in their children being left behind educationally. Our attorney will attempt to negotiate the delivery of appropriate services and accommodations and if unsuccessful, pursue relief in due process hearings and in court. Our office is expanding this unit and wants to see children reach their full educational potential despite bureaucratic barriers in their way.

Preferred Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate is committed to public interest law and community service and has the desire to work with and zealously advocate for our clients. Experience representing children or parents in special education matters strongly preferred. The ability to speak Spanish is always beneficial. The candidate must be a licensed attorney in good standing from any United States jurisdiction (Nevada offers special licensing for attorneys relocating to Nevada to provide legal services through Legal Aid Center.)

Salary and Benefits

Salary is dependent upon experience with annual increases available. Our excellent benefits include 100% employer paid health insurance for an employee, spouse/domestic partner, and dependents up to 26 years old, loan repayment assistance which usually pays the entire student loan payment, a 403B match dollar for dollar up to 5% of an employee’s salary after 12 months of employment, 12 weeks paid parental leave, a generous paid time off policy, and flex work options. Reasonable relocation benefits also available. Benefits start on date of hire. 

About Legal Aid Center

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is a dynamic, progressive, non-profit law firm providing high-quality representation to the most underserved members of the Southern Nevada community.  During its 64 years of service, Legal Aid Center has protected and advanced the rights of survivors of domestic violence, tenants facing eviction and homelessness, adults with disabilities and the elderly facing abuse and exploitation, consumers victimized by fraudulent and deceptive business practices, children who have experienced abuse and neglect, and many others, giving them a voice in court and a chance to regain control over their lives.  Legal Aid Center is the most diverse law firm in Nevada staffed with compassionate and devoted employees who together create a collaborative and supportive work environment devoted to protecting the rights of its clients. 

Please visit www.lacsn.org for more information about our organization and select careers for current opportunities.  Follow us on Twitter.com/LegalAidSNV, Facebook and YouTube.

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE

Please email cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample to:
Human Resources Department 
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer 

Deadline: Open until filled

 

The Consumer Rights Project of Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is looking for a law clerk who has a passion for working hands-on with clients and gaining interviewing skills. The clerk will work with the lead attorney and paralegals to analyze issues that arise on a daily basis. The intake clerk will screen low income clients for eligibility for legal aid services, provide legal information to clients under the supervision of a lawyer, research consumer fraud issues, and may prepare legal documents. 

The clerk will gain vast experience in issue spotting, interviewing potential clients, communicating legal information to non-lawyers, communicating the client’s story to staff attorneys, and analyzing documents, all under the supervision of a directing attorney. 

This position is for current Law School Students only. The position requires a law student who is out-going, empathetic, quick thinking, and is a team player. The ideal candidate is able to understand the lives and struggles confronting low-income and vulnerable people in our community and enjoys providing legal information to individuals who may need extra patience to understand their legal issue. The position is ideal for a student wanting to sharpen their legal analysis and communication skills in a fast paced environment. The assistance the law clerk will provide has the potential to significantly affect the lives of individuals who are unable to protect their rights because they cannot afford an attorney. 

Law students will be trained in the relevant areas of law and supervised by one attorney. The time commitment is a minimum of 15 hours per week at the pay rate of $18.00 per hour. Applicants must be available weekdays. Please note that this is an in person position. 

Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, & transcript to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to apply.  Applicants who have taught a community service class will be given preference.

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer

Background check and proof of Covid-19 vaccination required

The Legal Service Fund Program (LSF) is a partnership between Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and the Culinary Union Local 226 and the Bartenders Union Local 165.  The LSF team assists and represents Union members with a variety of legal issues.  This includes estate planning, immigration, criminal record sealing, unemployment compensation, and housing and consumer problems.  Nevada has the largest culinary union in the country with over 60,000 members.  The hospitality industry is the backbone of the state’s economy and the people that work in these positions keep it running.  The Legal Service Fund is dedicated to protecting the legal rights of these workers and in turn ensure that the Las Vegas community remains healthy, stable, and well established. 

This position is for current Law School Students only. The Legal Service Fund Program is looking for law clerks who have a passion for justice, fairness, and protecting the rights of Nevada’s working families. Our law clerks work closely with attorneys and clients – they prepare pleadings and research memos, interview clients and present cases at case review, attend hearings if schedules permit, learn how to evaluate cases, and get hands-on experience helping people enforce their legal rights.  The time commitment is a minimum of 15 hours per week under public interest grants if applicable, or at the pay rate of $18.00 per hour.  Please note that this is an in person position. 

Please contact Tyler Winkler with any questions at 702-776-3917 or send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, & transcript to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to apply.   Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada conducts a background review on all employees.

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer

Background check and proof of Covid-19 vaccination required

The Guardianship Advocacy Program at Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is seeking a full-time Staff Attorney to provide creative and zealous advocacy to vulnerable seniors and adults facing guardianship.  The program’s attorneys champion the civil and constitutional rights of their clients by providing direct legal representation to these vulnerable adults.  In court, the guardianship attorneys give voice to their clients’ wishes and preferences ensuring those wishes are considered in matters affecting all aspects of their lives.  The Staff Attorney position is not just a desk job.  Over the course of a case, the attorney will be responsible for interviewing their client at the client’s residence, meeting with interested parties, negotiating with opposing counsel, conducting discovery, and representing the client in court.  The attorney’s representation continues throughout the life of the guardianship.  When an issue arises, the attorney is there to protect the client’s interests.  The entire guardianship team is available to provide thoughtful mentoring and guidance, but each Staff Attorney leads their own cases.  

The Guardianship Advocacy Program, which started in 2018 and has grown to 17 full-time attorneys, is the first and only practice of its kind in the United States and is a model to which other states in the country look for inspiration.  The program’s attorneys have the opportunity to engage in cutting-edge legal representation to protect the most vulnerable members of the community.  In addition to direct client representation and extensive courtroom advocacy, the attorneys also have the opportunity to advocate for statutory reforms and develop working relationships with policymakers and stakeholders around the state.

Preferred Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate is committed to public interest law and community service and has the desire to work with and zealously advocate for our clients. While some litigation experience is helpful, no prior experience is necessary as Legal Aid Center provides extensive training. The ability to speak Spanish is always beneficial. The candidate must be a licensed attorney in good standing from any United States jurisdiction (Nevada offers special licensing for attorneys relocating to Nevada to provide legal services through Legal Aid Center.)

Salary and Benefits

Salary is dependent upon experience with annual increases available. Our excellent benefits include 100% employer paid health insurance for an employee, spouse/domestic partner, and dependents up to 26, loan repayment assistance which usually pays the entire student loan payment, a 403B match dollar for dollar up to 5% of an employee’s salary after 12 months of employment, 12 weeks paid parental leave, a generous paid time off policy, and flex work options. Reasonable relocation benefits also available.

About Legal Aid Center

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is a dynamic, progressive, non-profit law firm providing high-quality representation to the most underserved members of the Southern Nevada community.  During its 64 years of service, Legal Aid Center has protected and advanced the rights of survivors of domestic violence, tenants facing eviction and homelessness, adults with disabilities and the elderly facing abuse and exploitation, consumers victimized by fraudulent and deceptive business practices, children who have experienced abuse and neglect, and many others, giving them a voice in court and a chance to regain control over their lives.  Legal Aid Center is the most diverse law firm in Nevada staffed with compassionate and devoted employees who together create a collaborative and supportive work environment devoted to protecting the rights of its clients. 

Please visit www.lacsn.org  for more information about our organization and select careers for current opportunities.  Follow us on Twitter.com/LegalAidSNV, Facebook and YouTube.

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE

Please email cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample to:

Human Resources Department 

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada

e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer 

Deadline: Open until filled

 

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada seeks a creative and highly experienced Directing Attorney to head its Consumer Rights Project to shape and guide the program’s delivery of high-quality legal services to low-income Nevadans. The Directing Attorney will lead and manage all aspects of Legal Aid Center’s civil litigation unit, a team of 14 attorneys, 15 advocates, and 3 support staff, dedicated to providing economically vulnerable Nevadans an array of legal services involving fraud and deceptive trade practices (including issues involving payday/title loans, abusive debt collection and lending, automobile purchase/repair), housing justice, criminal record sealing, and management of our program assisting culinary members/bartenders with similar services. 

The ideal candidate will be an accomplished litigator with broad-based legal experience, a proven track record of leadership and program development, and a true passion for justice.  In this role, the selected attorney will have the opportunity to identify and oversee the litigation of high-impact cases, as well as create, implement, and oversee new and innovative legal service delivery models and programs.  The attorney will be on the forefront of emerging issues, conceptualizing and guiding the development of Nevada laws to promote economic justice for low-income consumers, guard against unfair and predatory legislation, and address and redress critical and systemic issues impacting low-income and vulnerable populations to further Legal Aid Center’s goals and objectives.

Position Overview

The Directing Attorney will oversee the direction of the legal and advocacy work for the Consumer Rights Project and will work with legal staff to maintain consistently high-quality, high-impact services. With the Executive Director, the Directing Attorney will lead strategic planning to ensure that the program is addressing the most significant barriers facing people living in the low-income communities it serves. The Directing Attorney will supervise and coordinate a team of attorneys and advocates to implement the organization’s priorities and strategic vision. The Directing Attorney approves and may guide complex litigation and appeals, helps resolve highly technical or novel legal issues, and ensures that legal staff has access to training, supervision, guidance, and mentoring.

This is an incredible opportunity for a visionary leader who brings the experience, ability, and passion to guide the Consumer Rights Project team and has the drive to lead the unit’s important impact work for people living in poverty. The Directing Attorney joins Legal Aid Center at an exciting period and has the potential to lead staff in shaping Legal Aid Center’s structure and service delivery to address the needs of historically marginalized communities in Clark County. Legal Aid Center seeks a bold, clear, and creative leader who will use all available data to develop the Consumer Rights Project’s legal strategy. The Directing Attorney is also responsible for ensuring ongoing assessment of the quality and impact of the Consumer Rights Project’s legal strategy, its advocacy, and legal services.

Reporting to and working with the Executive Director, this position focuses on establishing and implementing the programmatic vision for the organization’s legal work, recognizing the various and inter-related tools a quality, impactful legal nonprofit must employ: meaningful community engagement, client counseling, litigation, permissible policy advocacy, and strategic use of media.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the development of an innovative strategic plan, based on a clear vision and in alignment with Legal Aid Center’s mission.
  • Develop, lead, and ensure high-quality and high-impact legal advocacy, service delivery, and management.
  • Approve, oversee and, where appropriate, participate in complex litigation and appeals.
  • Supervise and provide litigation support to legal staff and ensure that lawyers at every level in the program have adequate supervision and opportunities to grow professionally.
  • Oversee the programmatic work and directly supervise a team of approximately 30 that includes lead attorneys, staff attorneys, advocates, and legal assistants.
  • Expand and elevate the Consumer Rights Project’s advocacy work and incorporate best practices to make the project a model among legal services providers.
  • In collaboration with the HR Director, provide DEI-related activities including initiating and maintaining a diverse, equitable, and inclusive (DEI) culture, adopting diverse hiring practices, and promoting cultural competency among staff.
  • Inspire and enhance an organizational culture that values collaboration, transparency, respect, trust, and accountability.
  • Represent the work and vision of Legal Aid Center to partners, stakeholders, the public, and the national legal services community.
  • In collaboration with the Chief Operating Officer, assist with streamlining operations including integrating new technologies to ensure compatibility with service delivery and greater consistency and efficiency.
  • In conjunction with the HR Director and members of the leadership team, build a community with robust retention and recruitment strategies for all Legal Aid Center’s current and prospective staff.
  • Champion the strategic use of data and technology to ensure effective and accurate decision-making and advocacy strategies across the organization.

Qualifications

  • JD from an accredited law school.
  • Current Bar membership in good standing to practice law in any state, Nevada preferred.
  • Federal and state litigation experience, including experience with appeals. Experience in areas of practice covered by the Consumer Rights Project is highly desirable.
  • 10+ years of management experience preferred.
  • A genuine passion and deep commitment for the mission of Legal Aid Center.
  • Clearly stated vision for the delivery of legal services, leadership and mentoring of legal staff, collaborative communications, and union relations.
  • Demonstrated experience developing effective legal strategies and delivering results, establishing realistic objectives, and evaluating progress.
  • Supervisory experience with the ability to motivate, advise, coach, and give constructive feedback to staff at all levels.
  • Significant experience effectively using current technology and remote communications to supervise.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience advocating for policy reform at the state and/or local level.
  • Demonstrated skills in managing, leading, and motivating a high-performing legal team

Salary and Benefits

Salary is dependent upon experience with annual increases available. Our excellent benefits include 100% employer-paid health insurance for an employee, spouse/domestic partner, and dependents up to 26, loan repayment assistance which usually pays the entire student loan payment, a 403B match dollar for dollar up to 5% of an employee’s salary after 12 months of employment, 12 weeks paid parental leave, a generous paid time off policy, and flex work options. Reasonable relocation benefits are also available.

About Legal Aid Center

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is a dynamic, progressive, non-profit law firm providing high-quality representation to the most underserved members of the Southern Nevada community. During its 64 years of service, Legal Aid Center has protected and advanced the rights of survivors of domestic violence, tenants facing eviction and homelessness, adults with disabilities and the elderly facing abuse and exploitation, consumers victimized by fraudulent and deceptive business practices, children who have experienced abuse and neglect, and many others, giving them a voice in court and a chance to regain control over their lives. Legal Aid Center is the most diverse law firm in Nevada staffed with compassionate and devoted employees who together create a collaborative and supportive work environment devoted to protecting the rights of its clients. 

Please visit www.lacsn.org   for more information about our organization and select careers for current opportunities. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE

Please send cover letter, resume, and a brief writing sample to:
Human Resources Department
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer

Deadline: Open until filled

 

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is recruiting for a full-time, permanent Legal Secretary.  Qualified candidates must have experience with Nevada and Federal courts, legal terminology and procedures.  Candidates must be proficient with court and office calendaring, filing and general office protocols.  Prefer candidate with Legal secretary experience who is bi-lingual (English-Spanish) but not required.   Candidate must have excellent organizational, communication and computer skills and have expertise with Word, Excel and Outlook software programs. Salary depends upon experience.  

Additional qualities desired:

  • An empathetic communicator with a positive attitude
  • Enjoys providing customer service to someone who might need extra patience understanding their legal issue
  • Enjoys being a part of a great team of caring individuals
  • Loves challenges, dislikes being bored, and believes drama and gossip belong at the movies or at brunch, not at work.

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada offers a benefit package, such as 100% employer paid health, dental, vision and life insurance for employees and their dependents, paid vacation/sick time, and company matched 403b plan, among other benefits. Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada conducts a background review on employees.

Please visit www.lacsn.org   for more information about our organization and select careers for current opportunities.  Follow us on Twitter.com/LegalAidSNV, Facebook and YouTube.

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE

Please send cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample to:
Human Resources Department
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Deadline: Open until filled

 

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, a private, non-profit law firm has an immediate opening for a full-time, permanent Receptionist position.  Qualified candidates must have experience with multi-line PBX/switchboard, greeting clients, providing general information and handling mail and incoming items.  Bilingual ability, (English/Spanish) preferred.  The successful candidate must possess basic computer and strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks according to importance in a very fast paced environment.  Punctuality and dependability are a must. Candidates must have a High school degree/GED.

Additional qualities desired:

  • Is able to understand the lives and struggles confronting  low-income and vulnerable people in our community
  • Enjoys providing customer service to someone who might need extra patience understanding their legal issue
  • An empathetic communicator with a positive attitude
  • Enjoys being a part of a great team of caring individuals
  • Loves challenges, dislikes being bored, and believes drama and gossip belong at the movies or at brunch, not at work.

Salary is dependent upon experience with annual increases available.  Our excellent benefits include 100% employer paid health insurance for an employee, spouse/domestic partner and dependents up to 26 years old. A 403B match dollar for dollar up to 5% of an employee’s salary after 12 months of employment, 12 weeks paid parental leave, a generous paid time off policy and flex work options.  

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada conducts a background review on employees.

Please visit www.lacsn.org for more information about our organization and select careers for current opportunities.  Follow us on Twitter.com/LegalAidSNV, Facebook and YouTube.

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE

Please email cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample to:
Human Resources Department            
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer 

Deadline: Open until filled

Are you ready to leave the grind of a monotonous private sector career where case results feel like they make no real difference? Or are you graduating from law school and want to do the most meaningful work there is? If you are interested in changing a child’s life, then read this: Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, a non-profit, public interest law firm, is seeking a full-time Attorney for its Children’s Attorneys Project. The Children’s Attorneys Project represents abused and neglected children in foster care, advocating for what they want to happen and  ensuring their voices are heard in the child welfare/dependency action as decisions that will change the trajectory of their lives are being made. From the time a child first enters the system until they exit it, our lawyers are by their side: attending all court hearings, visiting them in their homes and within the community, counseling them about their options, keeping them informed about their cases, advocating for them during meetings, and helping them plan for their futures. 

The Children’s Attorneys Project began in 1999 with one attorney and has since grown to 29 attorneys, as well as 350 volunteer attorneys, allowing us to represent every child in foster care in Clark County. Our dedicated team has four nationally certified child welfare law specialists and a team of experienced attorneys ready to train lawyers excited to do this important work. Our office received the National Association of Counsel for Children’s award for being the best children’s law office in the nation, and our lawyers are respected by the judiciary and work to shape child welfare policy as they advocate for the most vulnerable in the courtroom: the children.

Preferred Experience and Skills

The ideal candidate is committed to public interest law and community service and has the desire to work with and zealously advocate for our clients. While some litigation experience is helpful, no prior experience is necessary as Legal Aid Center provides extensive training. The ability to speak Spanish is always beneficial. The candidate must be a licensed attorney in good standing from any United States jurisdiction (Nevada offers special licensing for attorneys relocating to Nevada to provide legal services through Legal Aid Center.)

Salary and Benefits

Salary is dependent upon experience with annual increases available. Our excellent benefits include 100% employer paid health insurance for an employee, spouse/domestic partner, and dependents up to 26 years old, loan repayment assistance which usually pays the entire student loan payment, a 403B match dollar for dollar up to 5% of an employee’s salary after 12 months of employment, 12 weeks paid parental leave, a generous paid time off policy, and flex work options. Reasonable relocation benefits also available. Benefits start on date of hire.

About Legal Aid Center

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is a dynamic, progressive, non-profit law firm providing high-quality representation to the most underserved members of the Southern Nevada community.  During its 64 years of service, Legal Aid Center has protected and advanced the rights of survivors of domestic violence, tenants facing eviction and homelessness, adults with disabilities and the elderly facing abuse and exploitation, consumers victimized by fraudulent and deceptive business practices, children who have experienced abuse and neglect, and many others, giving them a voice in court and a chance to regain control over their lives.  Legal Aid Center is the most diverse law firm in Nevada staffed with compassionate and devoted employees who together create a collaborative and supportive work environment devoted to protecting the rights of its clients. 

Please visit www.lacsn.org for more information about our organization and select careers for current opportunities.  Follow us on Twitter.com/LegalAidSNV, Facebook and YouTube.

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE

Please email cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample to:
Human Resources Department 
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer 

Deadline: Open until filled

 

In 2022-23, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada will early hire committed future public-interest attorneys who will provide civil access to justice to vulnerable people in Clark County, Nevada. 

MISSION 

The mission of Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is the preservation of access to justice and the provision of quality legal counsel, advice, and representation for individuals who are unable to protect their rights because they cannot afford an attorney.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Early Hire Pipeline to Justice Program is a new program established by Legal Aid Center to hire students, recent graduates and judicial clerks interested in public-interest law. Preference is given to candidates who are diverse, first generation law students, from underrepresented backgrounds, and those who speak other languages. This program benefits the vulnerable community of legal aid clients by ensuring we employ staff who better reflect our diverse community. 

In September of each year, Legal Aid Center will recruit public-interest minded 3L/4L law students and recent graduates to begin working at Legal Aid Center in July following graduation. When they start in July, 2023, they will receive three weeks paid time off to study and take the Nevada bar exam with the bar exam fee paid. 

Judicial clerks licensed to practice can start in August at the conclusion of their clerkships.

TIMELINE

Application Period

September 19-October 10, 2022 (Extended to 10/24/22)

Interview Period

October 15-October 31, 2022

Notifications of Hire

Month of November

Employment Start Date

July 5, 2023 for new law graduates

August 2023 for judicial clerks who are completing clerkships

Early Hire Pipeline to Justice Attorney Position

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada announces our “Early Hire Pipeline to Justice Program” where we are hiring for attorney positions starting in the summer of 2023. The program is for 3L and 4L law students, judicial law clerks, and recent graduates to onboard as full-time Staff Attorneys in 2023 to provide creative and zealous advocacy to our clients. Our Staff Attorneys represent marginalized and disadvantaged clients such as survivors of domestic violence, tenants facing eviction and homelessness, adults with disabilities and the elderly facing abuse and exploitation, consumers victimized by fraudulent and deceptive business practices, children who have experienced abuse and neglect, and many others, giving them a voice in court and a chance to regain control over their lives. 

The ideal candidate is committed to public interest law and community service and has the desire to work with and zealously advocate for our clients. Preference is given to candidates who are diverse, first generation law students, from underrepresented backgrounds, and those who speak other languages. For students who are still in law school, those hired will begin employment on July 5, 2023, and received three weeks paid time off to study for the bar exam. Fees for the bar exam itself will also be paid. For judicial law clerks who are applying, employment can commence in August, 2023, at the time the judicial law clerk position ends.  

The starting salary for a brand new law graduate is $60,000, with slight increases for those with judicial clerkship experience. Our excellent benefits include annual salary increases,100% employer paid health insurance for an employee, spouse/domestic partner, and dependents up to 26 years old, loan repayment assistance which usually pays the entire student loan payment, a 403(b) retirement plan with a dollar for dollar match up to 5% of an employee’s salary after 12 months of employment, 12 weeks paid parental leave, a generous paid time off policy, and flex work options. Reasonable relocation benefits also available. Benefits start on date of hire. 

About Legal Aid Center

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is a dynamic, progressive, non-profit law firm providing high-quality representation to the most underserved members of the Southern Nevada community.  During its 64 years of service, Legal Aid Center has protected and advanced the rights of survivors of domestic violence, tenants facing eviction and homelessness, adults with disabilities and the elderly facing abuse and exploitation, consumers victimized by fraudulent and deceptive business practices, children who have experienced abuse and neglect, and many others, giving them a voice in court and a chance to regain control over their lives.  Legal Aid Center is the most diverse law firm in Nevada staffed with compassionate and devoted employees who together create a collaborative and supportive work environment devoted to protecting the rights of its clients. 

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE

Please email cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample to:
Human Resources Department 
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer  

In 2022-23, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada will early hire committed future public-interest attorneys who will provide civil access to justice to vulnerable people in Clark County, Nevada. 

MISSION 

The mission of Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is the preservation of access to justice and the provision of quality legal counsel, advice, and representation for individuals who are unable to protect their rights because they cannot afford an attorney.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Early Hire Pipeline to Justice Program is a new program established by Legal Aid Center to hire students, recent graduates and judicial clerks interested in public-interest law. Preference is given to candidates who are diverse, first generation law students, from underrepresented backgrounds, and those who speak other languages. This program benefits the vulnerable community of legal aid clients by ensuring we employ staff who better reflect our diverse community. 

In September of each year, Legal Aid Center will recruit public-interest minded 3L/4L law students and recent graduates to begin working at Legal Aid Center in July following graduation. When they start in July, 2023, they will receive three weeks paid time off to study and take the Nevada bar exam with the bar exam fee paid. 

Judicial clerks licensed to practice can start in August at the conclusion of their clerkships.

TIMELINE

Application Period

September 19-October 10, 2022

Interview Period

October 15-October 31, 2022

Notifications of Hire

Month of November

Employment Start Date

July 5, 2023 for new law graduates

August 2023 for judicial clerks who are completing clerkships

Early Hire Pipeline to Justice Attorney Position

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada announces our “Early Hire Pipeline to Justice Program” where we are hiring for attorney positions starting in the summer of 2023. The program is for 3L and 4L law students, judicial law clerks, and recent graduates to onboard as full-time Staff Attorneys in 2023 to provide creative and zealous advocacy to our clients. Our Staff Attorneys represent marginalized and disadvantaged clients such as survivors of domestic violence, tenants facing eviction and homelessness, adults with disabilities and the elderly facing abuse and exploitation, consumers victimized by fraudulent and deceptive business practices, children who have experienced abuse and neglect, and many others, giving them a voice in court and a chance to regain control over their lives. 

The ideal candidate is committed to public interest law and community service and has the desire to work with and zealously advocate for our clients. Preference is given to candidates who are diverse, first generation law students, from underrepresented backgrounds, and those who speak other languages. For students who are still in law school, those hired will begin employment on July 5, 2023, and received three weeks paid time off to study for the bar exam. Fees for the bar exam itself will also be paid. For judicial law clerks who are applying, employment can commence in August, 2023, at the time the judicial law clerk position ends.  

The starting salary for a brand new law graduate is $60,000, with slight increases for those with judicial clerkship experience. Our excellent benefits include annual salary increases,100% employer paid health insurance for an employee, spouse/domestic partner, and dependents up to 26 years old, loan repayment assistance which usually pays the entire student loan payment, a 403(b) retirement plan with a dollar for dollar match up to 5% of an employee’s salary after 12 months of employment, 12 weeks paid parental leave, a generous paid time off policy, and flex work options. Reasonable relocation benefits also available. Benefits start on date of hire. 

About Legal Aid Center

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is a dynamic, progressive, non-profit law firm providing high-quality representation to the most underserved members of the Southern Nevada community.  During its 64 years of service, Legal Aid Center has protected and advanced the rights of survivors of domestic violence, tenants facing eviction and homelessness, adults with disabilities and the elderly facing abuse and exploitation, consumers victimized by fraudulent and deceptive business practices, children who have experienced abuse and neglect, and many others, giving them a voice in court and a chance to regain control over their lives.  Legal Aid Center is the most diverse law firm in Nevada staffed with compassionate and devoted employees who together create a collaborative and supportive work environment devoted to protecting the rights of its clients. 

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE

Please email cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample to:
Human Resources Department 
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer  

The Grants Manager helps Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada meet funding and fundraising goals. As a key member of the Legal Aid Center team, the Grants Manager assists in developing and preparing grant proposals as well as gathering data and drafting grant reports. The Grants Manager reports to the Development Director and works in partnership with the management team and staff to apply for funding opportunities and report on program outcomes. The ideal candidate is passionate about Legal Aid Center’s mission; has experience working with nonprofits; has strong communication, writing, and editing skills; attention to detail; enjoys working with low-income and vulnerable individuals; and is committed to equality and equity. 

The Grants Manager will learn Legal Aid Center’s programs, goals, and financial needs to develop compelling proposals, seek new funding opportunities, and report on funding impact as well as lead the development, writing, and submission of grant proposals to federal, state, and private funding agencies. The position is responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data on the performance of program activities, as well as responding to public and private grant opportunities in areas that support Legal Aid Center programs. 

Essential Functions 

  • Coordinate with Legal Aid Center Projects and programs on grant applications and grant reports;
  • Work closely with staff members to synthesize program activities, data, and financials for proposals and reports;
  • Research and identify government, corporate, foundation and private funding prospects; 
  • Generate high-quality proposals, narratives, applications and supporting documents in response to solicitations consistent with all policies and procedures, and the requirements and guidelines of the funding agencies; 
  • Timely submit well-written and well-documented grant reports; 
  • Maintain responsibility for grant schedules and tracking grants; 
  • Develop and maintain a master file on pending grants and contracts; 
  • Serve as a liaison to all funding agencies and organizations; 
  • Ensure compliance with all funder guidelines in grant submission and reporting.
  • Coordinate with the CFO and accounting staff to obtain budgets to accompany proposals; 
  • In partnership with the Executive Director and development staff, assist with annual grants plan, donor strategy, and campaigns;
  • Update the Grants Manual and procedures; 
  • Remain up-to-date on current issues relative to grant proposals; 
  • Inform management on the progress of all grants and issues that may arise with each grant; 
  • Maintain confidentiality of information; 
  • Back-up and assist the Development Director and Executive Team as needed; and 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

 This position requires teamwork, supervision, and personal interaction that cannot be had in a remote office; therefore, on-site attendance is a job requirement.

 Preferred Education, Skills and Abilities 

  •  Bachelor’s degree Journalism, Communication, English, or a similar field required; 
  • 3 to 5 years working in a nonprofit;
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure; 
  • Excellent storytelling, writing, and verbal skills; 
  • Be highly organized with the ability to implement systems and follow-up processes; 
  • Grant writing experience, preferably with a nonprofit; 
  • Excellent Computer skills (Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, and Excel), and database management skills; and
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to work collaboratively and independently with purpose and accuracy in a fast-paced environment. 

Salary is dependent upon experience with annual increases available.  Our excellent benefits include 100% employer paid health insurance for an employee, spouse/domestic partner and dependents up to 26 years old. A 403B match dollar for dollar up to 5% of an employee’s salary after 12 months of employment, 12 weeks paid parental leave, a generous paid time off policy and flex work options.  

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada conducts a background review on employees.

Please visit www.lacsn.org  for more information about our organization and select careers for current opportunities.  Follow us on Twitter.com/LegalAidSNV, Facebook and YouTube.

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE

Please email cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample to:
Human Resources Department                                                                                                        
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer 

Deadline: Open until filled     

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is recruiting for a full-time, permanent Criminal Record Sealing Advocate.  The position will screen low income clients for eligibility for legal aid, provide legal information to clients under the supervision of an attorney, prepare legal documents and related research. Paralegal or legal experience preferred. Excellent communication and public interaction skills are necessary. Prefer bi-lingual candidate, English/Spanish.

Additional qualities desired:

  • Is able to understand the lives and struggles confronting  low-income and vulnerable people in our community
  • Enjoys providing legal information to someone who might need extra patience understanding their legal issue
  • An empathetic communicator with a positive attitude
  • Enjoys being a part of a great team of caring individuals
  • Loves challenges, dislikes being bored, and believes drama and gossip belong at the movies or at brunch, not at work.

Salary is dependent upon experience with annual increases available.  Our excellent benefits include 100% employer paid health insurance for an employee, spouse/domestic partner and dependents up to 26 years old. A 403B match dollar for dollar up to 5% of an employee’s salary after 12 months of employment, 12 weeks paid parental leave, a generous paid time off policy and flex work options.  Benefits start on date of hire.

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada conducts a background review on employees.

Please visit www.lacsn.org for more information about our organization and select careers for current opportunities.  Follow us on Twitter.com/LegalAidSNV, Facebook and YouTube.

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE

Please email cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample to:
Human Resources Department            
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer 

Deadline: Open until filled

The Vegas Strong Resiliency Center serves as a multi-agency resource and referral hub.  It was formed in October 2017, with the goal of assisting residents, visitors, and responders affected by the shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival, and expanded its services in July 2021, to help victims of crime throughout Nevada.  Available services include victim advocacy and support, case management, counseling and spiritual care referrals, technical assistance with applying for services including FBI Victim Assistance services, and more.  The lawyers help clients with civil legal services for issues involving insurance matters, medical billing problems, debt collection, housing and evictions, family law matters, and other issues.  Vegas Strong Resiliency Center seeks a law clerk who is passionate about helping members of our community whose lives have been affected by crime.

Vegas Strong Resiliency Center’s law clerks work closely with the attorneys, staff, and clients.  Under the direction of an attorney, they conduct legal research, review records and files, prepare memos, help develop legislative proposals, research available grants and funding resources, meet with clients, attend court hearings, and get hands-on experience helping people.  The ideal law clerk candidate has a positive attitude, is compassionate, thrives in a cohesive work environment, and enjoys working with a team of dedicated and caring individuals.  Students in the JD/MSW dual degree program, who have taken Social Work courses, or have a passion for Social Work are encouraged to apply.  The time commitment is a minimum of 15 hours per week under public interest grants if applicable, or at the pay of $18.00 per hour.  A parking pass for garage parking will be provided.

Please contact Aaron MacDonald, Esq., with any questions at 702-386-1437 or send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, & transcript to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to apply.  Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada conducts a background review on all employees.

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer

Background check and proof of Covid-19 vaccination required

The Vegas Strong Resiliency Center serves as a multi-agency resource and referral hub.  It was formed in October 2017, with the goal of assisting residents, visitors, and responders affected by the shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival, and expanded its services in July 2021, to help victims of crime throughout Nevada.  Available services include victim advocacy and support, case management, counseling and spiritual care referrals, technical assistance with applying for services including FBI Victim Assistance services, and more.  The lawyers help clients with civil legal services for issues involving insurance matters, medical billing problems, debt collection, housing and evictions, family law matters, and other issues.  Vegas Strong Resiliency Center seeks a law clerk who is passionate about helping members of our community whose lives have been affected by crime.

This position is for current Law School Students only. Vegas Strong Resiliency Center’s law clerks work closely with the attorneys, staff, and clients.  Under the direction of an attorney, they conduct legal research, review records and files, prepare memos, help develop legislative proposals, research available grants and funding resources, meet with clients, attend court hearings, and get hands-on experience helping people.  The ideal law clerk candidate has a positive attitude, is compassionate, thrives in a cohesive work environment, and enjoys working with a team of dedicated and caring individuals.  Students in the JD/MSW dual degree program, who have taken Social Work courses, or have a passion for Social Work are encouraged to apply.  The time commitment is a minimum of 15 hours per week under public interest grants if applicable, or at the pay of $18.00 per hour.  A parking pass for garage parking will be provided.

Please contact Tyler Winkler with any questions at 702-776-3917 or send a cover letter, resume, writing sample, & transcript to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to apply.    Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada conducts a background review on all employees.

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer

Background check and proof of Covid-19 vaccination required

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is recruiting for a full-time, permanent Tenant’s Rights Advocate.  The position will screen low income clients for eligibility for legal aid, provide legal information to clients under the supervision of an attorney, prepare legal documents and related research. Paralegal or legal experience preferred. Excellent communication and public interaction skills are necessary. Prefer bi-lingual candidate, English/Spanish.

Additional qualities desired:

  • Is able to understand the lives and struggles confronting  low-income and vulnerable people in our community
  • Enjoys providing legal information to someone who might need extra patience understanding their legal issue
  • An empathetic communicator with a positive attitude
  • Enjoys being a part of a great team of caring individuals
  • Loves challenges, dislikes being bored, and believes drama and gossip belong at the movies or at brunch, not at work.

Salary is dependent upon experience with annual increases available.  Our excellent benefits include 100% employer paid health insurance for an employee, spouse/domestic partner and dependents up to 26 years old. A 403B match dollar for dollar up to 5% of an employee’s salary after 12 months of employment, 12 weeks paid parental leave, a generous paid time off policy and flex work options. Benefits start on date of hire.

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada conducts a background review on employees.

Please visit www.lacsn.org for more information about our organization and select careers for current opportunities.  Follow us on Twitter.com/LegalAidSNV, Facebook and YouTube.

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE

Please email cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample to:
Human Resources Department
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer 

Deadline: Open until filled