Legal Aid Center in the News

Mona Kaveh & Kemp Jones Coulthard saw a need to inspire pro bono attorneys to take 45 foster youth (CAP) cases from Legal Aid Center’s waiting list. For each CAP case taken, KJC donated $1,000.  The legal community stepped up and met the  challenge in just 2 weeks!  Thank you KJC for the generous donation & inspiring pro bono service.

Do you need legal advice about a debt collection matter?  If so, we are offering free attorney consultations monthly at the Civil Law Self Help Center located at 200 Lewis Ave. Please bring relevant paperwork and click here for more details.

January 10, 2019

ABC 13 KTNV Las Vegas
Darcy Spears

Driving change is our mission at KTNV because we want to elevate Las Vegas making it a safer place to live for everyone. We launched a years-long investigation into massive abuses against the elderly and disabled. Now we're ready to tell you about the results.

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January 8, 2019

Nevada Business Press
Red 7 Communications

Bank of Nevada has been recognized for its extraordinary efforts to support legal aid and pro bono services for Nevadans who might not otherwise be able to afford them.

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December 13, 2018

ABC 13 KTNV Las Vegas
Tom George

A valley woman says she's out around $3,000 between her deposit and first months rent after renting a property she says was unlivable.

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November 29, 2018

KTNV 13
Darcy Spears

13 Investigates has revealed exploitation of our most vulnerable citizens in a years-long special report on horrific abuse in the guardianship system.

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November 26, 2018

Las Vegas Review-Journal
Bill Dentzer

Nevada Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak fleshed out the leadership of his transition team Monday, naming U.S. Rep. Dina Titus as chair and two others as co-chairs: former Assembly Speaker Barbara Buckley and Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve.

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October 31, 2018

El Tiempo
Valdemar Gonzalez

Unas cien personas de escasos recursos económicos y con preocupaciones legales pudieron hablar con un abogado y recibir consejo, durante un evento gratuito, hace unos días, patrocinado por la agencia Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada.

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October 21, 2018

The Nevada Independent
Riley Snyder

For most people, taking out a loan with a 652 percent interest rate would be unthinkable. But for thousands of Nevadans short on rent or needing cash, that’s the average interest rate placed on loans granted at ubiquitous high-interest, short term lenders such as MoneyTree, Dollar Loan Center or TitleMax.

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October 18, 2018

3 News Las Vegas
Matthew Seeman

An upcoming "Ask-a-Lawyer" clinic will provide free legal help to the Las Vegas community later this month.

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October 16, 2018

3 News Las Vegas
Gabby Hart

A local family is fighting the Clark County School District over their 6-year-old daughter’s medical equipment.

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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