Legal Aid Center in the News

October 1, 2018

Nevada Current
April Corbin

Fly-by-night staffing companies that choose to hire people as independent contractors or under-the-table are able to accept lowball contracts from event operators. When these events go smoothly, which is typically the case in a city like Las Vegas that is built off hospitality and special-event expertise, no red flags are raised and all parties involved walk away from the arrangement happy enough.

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September 30, 2018

Las Vegas Review-Journal
Henry Brean and Rachel Crosby

In all that darkness, there was light. One year after the Oct. 1 attack on the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas, here are 91 stories of heroism, helping, healing and hope.

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In honor of National Pro Bono Celebration Week, local attorneys will offer free advice on a number of topics at the Neighborhood Recreation Center on October 23, 2018. Online registration is closed however walk-ins are welcome. More information can be found here

September 14, 2018

Las Vegas Review-Journal
Michael Scott Davidson

At about lunchtime most weekdays, it’s common to see the atrium of the Clark County Family Court building full of people with numbered tickets in their hands.

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Help us honor the extraordinary efforts of our pro bono attorneys at the 18th Annual Pro Bono Awards Luncheon on Friday, December 7, 2018. Click here for more information on sponsorship opportunities or to purchase tables and tickets.

August 25, 2018

Las Vegas Sun
Dan Wulz

You probably haven’t heard of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, but if you own or use a telephone, it affects you in a positive way on a daily basis. 

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August 27, 2018

Nevada Independent
Riley Snyder

Despite often-touted improving jobs numbers and a sinking unemployment rate, many Nevada residents are still suffering from the financial crash of 2008.

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August 23, 2018

Nevada Current
Dana Gentry

Nevada Medicaid officials plan to ask lawmakers for a special appropriation to fill a deficit caused in part by an increase in health and behavioral services used by children and adults, the Current has learned.  

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Join us as we discuss the payday and title loan industry, how current practices affect our community, and other topics that may interest advocates and consumers who utilize these short-term, high-interest loans.  More information can be found here.

August 06, 2018

Nevada Public Radio
Rachel Christiansen

Elliot Brittan was 17 when he entered the foster care system in Nevada. He had grown up in the care of his grandparents, and after their deaths, he was forced into a system he knew nothing about.

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August 20, 2018

Nevada Current
Dana Gentry

Reports of child abuse and endangerment in Clark County have increased by double-digit percentages or close to it in each of the last four years.  

 

 

 

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We need more volunteer attorneys to help us reach our goal of representing 100% of the youth in Clark County’s foster care system. Be a part of history and be the voice for a child.  Join the movement today and take a CAP case!