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.
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is an ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer
Background check and proof of Covid-19 vaccination required