Legal Aid Center in the News
Las Vegas Relief Tops Eight Figures
Oct 18, 2017
By Andy Segedin
A GoFundMe campaign dedicated to the Las Vegas Victims’ Fund stands at just shy of $11 million as of Wednesday morning while other million-dollar fundraising efforts are ongoing throughout the city.
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and State Bar of Nevada Join Forces to Provide Free Legal Assistance for Civil Matters to Victims, Families of Oct. 1 Tragedy
Oct 11, 2017
By Nancy Katz
The horrific events following the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival will leave more than just emotional scars.
Officials begin allowing crowd at mass shooting to collect belongings
Oct 8, 2017
Las Vegas Sun
By Chris Kudialis
One week after the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history occurred along the Las Vegas Strip, some of those who left their personal belongings behind as they fled the scene can begin collecting them.
Victims of Las Vegas mass shooting can get pro bono legal help
Oct 10, 2017
Las Vegas Review-Journal
By Matthew Crowley
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and the State Bar of Nevada said Tuesday they will provide pro bono legal services to victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting on the Strip.
Las Vegas Victims Must Now Wrestle With Bills, Banks, and Bosses
Oct 6, 2017
By Polly Mosendz
In an office just seven miles north of Las Vegas and the Mandalay Bay Resort, where a gunman killed almost 60 people and injured 500 others Sunday, Christine Miller runs through the scenarios.
Juvenile immigration case backlog grows in Nevada
Oct 2, 2017
Las Vegas Review-Journal
By Jessie Bekker
Nevada is doing better processing immigration cases involving minors than the nation as a whole, but nearly a quarter of all such cases filed in the state since 2009 are still pending, according to federal data released last week.
Program to Give Foster Kids Attorneys Set to Get More Money
Sept. 24, 2017
By The Associated Press
A Clark County program that provides attorneys to foster children in civil cases involving abuse or neglect is set to get an additional infusion of money, the Las Vegas Sun reports.
No foster child will be forgotten: A state mandate means all kids in the system will have attorneys on their side
Sept. 18, 2017
By April Corbin
When Elliot Brittain was 17, the two people who’d been raising him — his grandparents — both died unexpectedly, and he found himself immersed in the Clark County foster care system.
NV Attorneys Honored for Making "Justice For All" Come True
December 5, 2016
Public News Service-NV
Dan Waite (L) and Dan Polsenberg (R) accept the 2015 Pro Bono Award from Justice James Hardesty for Law Firm of the Year. (Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada)
LAS VEGAS — More than a thousand Nevada attorneys gave a total of 25,000 hours of legal work free of charge in 2016, and on Friday, December 9, they will be honored at an awards luncheon hosted by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada.
As Auto Lending Rises, So Do Delinquencies
December 1, 2016
The New York Times
Regulators are airing "significant concern" about the millions of Americans who are falling behind on their car loans, even as auto lending continues to boom at a near record pace.