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 Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, a non-profit, public interest law firm is seeking a Staff Attorney for its Children’s Attorneys Project (CAP). Candidate will assist with community outreach and direct representation to abused and neglected children currently in foster care. 

Prefer a minimum of two years litigation experience in public interest law, with an emphasis in family law.  Excellent legal writing and communication skills a must.  Prefer bi-lingual candidate, English/Spanish, but not required.  Qualified candidates must possess an active/good standing Bar License from any United States jurisdiction.  Salary depends upon experience.

 Additional qualities desired:

  • Is able to understand the lives and struggles confronting low-income and vulnerable people in our community
  • Enjoys coaching and assisting attorneys who are providing pro bono service
  • 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.

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE

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

Human Resources Department                  
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
725 E. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89104                       
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

 

 Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, a non-profit, public interest law firm is seeking a full time Digital Media & Design Coordinator.  Under the direction of the Community Initiatives & Outreach Director, the successful candidate will create content for digital platforms utilizing graphics and video.  Will manage the overall strategy and posting of the organization’s social media accounts, manage content design of our websites and coordinate with our website provider.

Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor degree in communications, public relations, marketing or a related field- 2+ years of progressive professional experience in social media/communications.  Strong sense of project ownership, a team player and dedication to delivering outstanding results.

 Additional qualities desired:

  • Is able to understand the lives and struggles confronting low-income and vulnerable people in our community
  • Enjoys coaching and assisting attorneys who are providing pro bono service
  • 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.

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE

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

Human Resources Department                  
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
725 E. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89104                       
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

 

 

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, a private, non-profit law firm is seeking a full-time Deputy Director for its Pro Bono Project, which matches low-income clients with volunteer attorneys.  Under the direction of the Pro Bono Director, the Deputy Director will recruit new volunteers, place pro bono cases, provide support and resources to volunteers, and handle other administrative tasks of running the Project.  Attorney with strong ties to the community preferred. Candidate must have excellent people skills, excellent organizational skills, and a professional demeanor. Salary depends on experience. 

Additional qualities desired:

  • Is able to understand the lives and struggles confronting low-income and vulnerable people in our community
  • Enjoys coaching and assisting attorneys who are providing pro bono service
  • 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.

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE

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

Human Resources Department                  
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
725 E. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89104                       
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

All 2020 Summer positions have been filled!

Fall 2020 clerk positions will be posted at the end of June. 

Legal Aid Center offers our paid law clerks a variety of legal projects and practical legal experience in a passionate public interest culture.  Our programs are unique and our clients are in need. Clerk positions are offered in each of our Projects and Programs. Openings vary every semester, so check back every few months for current openings and clerk position descriptions.  Click on the Project or Program listed below for clerkship descriptions and requirements. 

Other opportunities

For more information on Legal Aid Center's projects and programs, see below or visit www.lacsn.org.

Children's Attorneys Project:  The Children’s Attorneys Project provides counsel, advice and representation to abused and neglected children in the foster care system. The attorneys serve as the child's voice before the court and community allowing the child to take an active role (and responsibility) in their own destiny.  

Education Advocacy Program:  A program with the Children’s Attorneys Project, the Education Advocacy Program provides advice, training, advocacy, and legal representation for children with disabilities who are entitled to special education services under federal and state law. 

Family Justice Project:  The Family Justice Project provides a wide range of representation to victims of domestic violence. Our attorneys appear at hearings to extend 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.

Immigration Advocacy Program:  A program within the Family Justice Project, the Immigration Advocacy Program provides legal assistance and representation to immigrant victims of violence. We also represent victims of crime who have civil and family law problems that are a result of their victimization and assist battered immigrants self-petition the government to remain lawfully in the United States. 

Family Law Self-Help Center: The Family Law Self-Help Center is a stimulating, high-energy environment where walk-in customers, often with urgent legal 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.   

Consumer Rights Project: 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. 

Guardianship Advocacy Program: A program within the Consumer Rights Project, the Guardianship Advocacy Program 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. 

Bankruptcy: The Consumer Rights Project Bankruptcy unit interviews and analyzes potential Legal Aid Center clients looking for consumer bankruptcy (Chapter 7 or 13) information and representation.   

Civil Law Self-Help Center: The Civil Law Self-Help Center is a stimulating, high-energy environment where walk-in customers, often with urgent legal 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 self-represented litigants navigating the court system. Common issues addressed at the Civil Law Self-Help Center include landlord-tenant, small claims, debt collection, and general litigation. 

Legal Aid Center Intake: The Consumer Rights and Family Justice Projects at Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada have a front line intake system for our client services. The intake staff screen low income clients for eligibility for Legal Aid Center services, analyze potential legal issues, provide legal information to clients under the supervision of a lawyer, research consumer fraud issues, and prepare legal documents. 


 

Job Openings:

Children's Attorney

Deputy Director, Pro Bono Project

Digital Media & Design Coordinator

Opportunities for Law Students

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada offers a benefit package, including health, dental, vision and life insurance for employees and their dependents, vacation/sick time and company matched 403b retirement plan. Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada conducts a background review on all employees. Thank you for applying with Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, Inc.

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE

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

Human Resources Department                  
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
725 E. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89104                       
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