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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.

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

egal 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

 

The Consumer Rights Project at Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is seeking a full-time attorney to handle eviction cases. The recent increases in rent have created unparalleled hardship for so many in our valley, and this attorney will be on the front lines in helping tenants apply for rental assistance, file responses to evictions, and represent the client in court. The attorney will also work with the community’s eviction diversion programs, in partnership with other community stakeholders. The attorney will be joining a hard-working team who combat unscrupulous landlords while working with reasonable landlords who are seeking fair solutions.

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.)

Additional qualities desired:

  • An empathetic communicator with a positive attitude
  • 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
  • A team player that 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 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 at Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is seeking a full-time attorney to handle criminal record sealing cases for clients who have turned their life around and no longer want to have a criminal record impeding their chances of employment or promotion. The position will involve conducting outreach events to educate the community about the record sealing process and to assist community members in applying for our program. This is a new program and will involve working with two advocates to build a creative, effective ways to assist as many people as possible. 

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.)

Additional qualities desired:

  • An empathetic communicator with a positive attitude
  • 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
  • A team player that 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 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 Statewide Advocacy, Outreach and Policy Director for the Nevada Coalition of Legal Service Providers seeks a law clerk for the upcoming term.  The Coalition of Legal Service Providers members are recognized as institutional legal services providers; the Coalition is comprised of: Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, Nevada Legal Services, Southern Nevada Senior Law Program, Volunteer Attorneys for Rural Nevada, and Washoe Legal Services.  Though independent entities, the Coalition members collaborate to address civil legal needs across the state and to devise plans for addressing other civil legal delivery issues.

Access to justice is a fundamental principle in a democratic society.  The need for statewide strategic planning and coordination of efforts to expand services and improve access to justice is critical to the many Nevadans in need of legal assistance and to Nevadans at large to ensure that equal justice under the law is a balanced standard among all citizenry. The Nevada Coalition of Legal Service Providers strive to evaluate and address civil legal needs across the state, create access to justice programs and fortify existing access to justice opportunities for all.

A Law Clerk for the Statewide Advocacy, Outreach, and Policy Director will work on assignments that vary in subject and scale.  This clerkship provides first-hand experience with the work that shapes the law in Nevada.  The Law Clerk would be tasked with lobbying and researching assistance. 

The time commitment is a minimum of 20 hours per week under public interest grants, if applicable, or at the pay rate 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

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada provides advice, training, advocacy, and legal representation for children with disabilities who are entitled to special education services under federal and state law. Legal Aid Center seeks a law clerk who is passionate about education rights for all children and specifically, child welfare cases.

Under the direction of an attorney, the Education Advocacy Program law clerk will perform legal research, review records and files, attend Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings, and assist the staff with existing cases. The law clerk will also be instrumental in the finalization of an advocacy tool kit to empower families and providers in advocating for children with special needs. The assistance the clerk will provide has the potential to significantly affect the lives of children with disabilities and children in the foster care system. This is a research intensive internship so good legal research skills are essential.  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 Aaron MacDonald with any questions at 702-386-1453 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 Children’s Attorneys Project provides counsel, advice and representation to abused and neglected children who have never before had representation. The attorneys serve as the child's voice before the court and community allowing the children to take an active role (and responsibility) in their own destiny.  The Children's Attorneys Project was formed in 1999 with the goal to create a method for abused and neglected children, who are in foster care placement, institutions, or wards of the state, to have a voice in court and speak out for their destiny.

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada’s Children’s Attorneys Project law clerks work closely with the 25 staff attorneys in the unit to draft motions and pleadings, prepare arguments and case briefs for trials, attend court hearings and client meetings if schedules permit, and prepare memos regarding children who are in dire need of pro bono CAP attorneys. 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 contact Aaron Macdonald 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 is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer 

Background check and proof of Covid-19 vaccination required

The Family Law Self-Help Center is a stimulating, high-energy environment where walk-in customers, often with urgent issues, can request legal information regardless of their income, assets, or citizenship. 

Located in the Family Law Courthouse, the Family Law Self-Help Center is a legal “emergency room” for pro se litigants navigating the court system.  The center provides legal information and court forms to walk-in customers who need guidance in filing or managing their family court case.   The clerk will gain vast experience in issue spotting, applying the rules of civil procedure, interviewing and communicating court processes with individuals, and analyzing a variety of documents, all under the supervision of a directing attorney. Common issues addressed at the self-help center include divorce, custody, guardianship, name changes, motion practice, and trial preparation.  

Applicants who have completed their first year of law school and taught a family law community education class will be given preference.  Students will be trained in the relevant areas of law and supervised by one attorney. The immediate assistance the student will provide to the public has the potential to significantly affect the lives of individuals unfamiliar with the court system.  Students may also work on projects, such as form creation and design, which will have a lasting impact on our customer community.  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 contact Aaron Macdonald 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 is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer

Background check and proof of Covid-19 vaccination required

The Family Justice Project provides a range of representation to victims of domestic violence. Our attorneys appear at hearings to enforce protective orders and assist with divorce and custody issues. We help battered immigrants self-petition the government to remain lawfully in the United States. We also represent victims of crime who have civil and family law problems that are a result of their victimization.

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada’s Family Justice Project law clerks assist with immigration files and general family law matters, such as divorce, guardianship and protection orders. The immigration unit clerk will be responsible for preparing forms, research & drafting, reviewing documents and packaging petitions to be mailed to USCIS.  There may be opportunities to assist with outreach and intakes. Spanish fluency is a plus. 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 Aaron Macdonald 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 is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer

Background check and proof of Covid-19 vaccination required

The Family Justice Project provides a wide range of representation to victims of domestic violence. Our attorneys appear at hearings to enforce protective orders and assist with divorce and custody issues. We also represent victims of crime who have civil and family law problems that are a result of their victimization.

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada’s Family Justice Project law clerks assist with general family law matters, such as divorce, guardianship and protection orders. The clerk will be responsible for reviewing client documents, research, and drafting pleadings.  There may be some opportunities to assist with outreach and intakes. 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 Aaron Macdonald 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 is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer

Background check and proof of Covid-19 vaccination required

The Children’s Attorneys Project provides counsel, advice and representation to abused and neglected children who have never before had representation. The attorneys serve as the child's voice before the court and community allowing the children to take an active role (and responsibility) in their own destiny.  The Children's Attorneys Project was formed in 1999 with the goal to create a method for abused and neglected children, who are in foster care placement, institutions, or wards of the state, to have a voice in court and speak out for their destiny.

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada’s Children’s Attorneys Project law clerks work closely with the 25 staff attorneys in the unit to draft motions and pleadings, prepare arguments and case briefs for trials, attend court hearings and client meetings if schedules permit, and prepare memos regarding children who are in dire need of pro bono CAP attorneys. 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 contact Aaron Macdonald 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 is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer

Background check and proof of Covid-19 vaccination required

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada’s Consumer Rights Project helps people who cannot afford an attorney fight back against economic predators. We represent consumers trapped by payday loans, people left without transportation due to illegal repossessions, victims of unlawful car sales or bad mechanics, homeowners on the verge of losing their homes, and the elderly or disabled being victimized by guardians or family. The Consumer Rights Project is looking for law clerks who have a passion for justice and fairness. 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 Aaron MacDonald with any questions at 702-386-1453 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 Civil Law Self-Help Center is a stimulating, high-energy environment where walk-in customers, often with urgent issues, can request legal information regardless of their income, assets, or citizenship. 

Located in the Regional Justice Center, the Civil Law Self-Help Center assists over 50,000 customers a year and is a legal “emergency room” for pro se litigants navigating the court system.  The clerk will gain vast experience in issue spotting, applying the rules of civil procedure, interviewing and communicating court processes with individuals, and analyzing a variety of documents, all under the supervision of a directing attorney. The position requires a law student who is out-going and can think on their feet.  The position is ideal for a student wanting to sharpen their skills and knowledge in court processes and procedures.  The immediate assistance the clerk will provide to the public has the potential to significantly affect the lives of individuals unfamiliar with the civil court system.

Common issues addressed at the Civil Law Self-Help Center include landlord-tenant, small claims, debt collection, and general litigation. Law students will be trained in the relevant areas of law and supervised by one attorney. Students will also work on projects, such as form creation and design, which will have a lasting impact on our customer community.  The time commitment is a minimum of 20 hours per week under public interest grants if applicable or at the pay rate of $18.00 per hour.  A parking pass for garage parking will be provided.

Please contact Aaron MacDonald with any questions at 702-386-1453 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’s Consumer Rights Project helps people who cannot afford an attorney fight back against economic predators. The Guardianship Advocacy Program, under the Consumer Rights Project, provides direct representation to seniors and adults facing or under a guardianship. The Program is on the forefront of a changing area of law and is helping to shape and enforce meaningful protections for those otherwise unable to protect themselves. 

The Guardianship Advocacy Program is seeking law clerks with a passion for justice and fairness and who are committed to championing the rights of one of the most vulnerable populations in our community. The law clerk will get hands-on experience working closely with experienced attorneys while preparing pleadings and accompanying the attorneys on client interviews and court appearances. The ideal law clerk candidate has a positive attitude, is energetic, compassionate, and enjoys working with a team of dedicated and caring individuals.

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 contact Aaron MacDonald with any questions at 702-386-1453 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