Legal Aid Center in the News

We are honored to receive this inaugural award from the National Association of Counsel for Children for the amazing work and accomplishments achieved through our Children’s Attorneys Project (CAP). To learn more about CAP and this award, click here.

August 6, 2019

Las Vegas Review-Journal
Katelyn Newberg

Clark County officials, including Coroner John Fudenberg, are in El Paso, Texas, this week to assist with the aftermath of Saturday’s mass shooting.

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August 5, 2019

3 News Las Vegas

As the country deals with the aftermath of three recent mass shooting tragedies, a likely reminder for survivors of 1 October, the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center (VSRC) is increasing its office hours and partnering with agencies to offer support groups including virtual, daytime and evening.

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August 5, 2019

Las Vegas Sun
Miranda Wilson

In light of the three mass shootings in the last week, Las Vegas-area agencies are offering additional resources to those still feeling the effects of the Oct. 1 mass shooting on the Strip nearly two years ago.

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August 5, 2019

8 News Now
John Langeler

It’s not easy hearing about tragedies like mass shootings. It’s even more tough for shooting survivors to see it happen again.

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August 5, 2019

Fox 5 KVVU-TV
Tiana Bohner

1 October survivors were at the Healing Garden on Sunday seeking peace after two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio.

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August 5, 2019

KTNV 13 Las Vegas
Cinthia Maldonado

In a matter of days, several communities across the county have been targeted and many lives have been lost in mass shootings.

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Legal Aid Center and Paul Padda Law announce the creation of a year-long fellowship designed for law school graduates and new attorneys. The fellow will gain valuable legal training and practical experience working at Legal Aid Center while earning a staff attorney level salary with benefits. For more information click here.

The William S. Boyd School of Law invites you to attend a free community legal service event on August 24, 2019 from 9am-2pm at the East Las Vegas Community Center. Students, attorneys and volunteers will be on hand to assist with a variety of immigration services. Registration is required. Click here for more information.

August 2, 2019

Las Vegas Review-Journal
Michael Scott Davidson

One of Southern Nevada’s largest property management companies has canceled a plan to shorten its renters’ three-day grace period for payment.

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May 24, 2019

Public News Service
Suzanne Potter

The path to normalcy for domestic-violence survivors is long and emotional – so the Family Law Self-Help Center at the Las Vegas family courthouse has found a way to speed things up. 

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July 8, 2019

Clark County Press

Four innovative Clark County programs are receiving recognition from the National Association of Counties (NACo) this summer at its annual conference: The Harbor Juvenile Assessment Center, Pathway from Poverty, Safe@Home and the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center.

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We offer a great law clerk program where law students gain valuable experience working closely with attorneys and gaining hands-on experience. (L-R) Traysen Turner, Javier Corral, Paige Silva, Mia Mallette, Gillian Block, Nina Terzian & Alfa Alemayehu.

Mona will receive this award at the American Bar Association’s annual meeting in August. We are proud of the significant contributions Mona & her firm (Kemp, Jones & Coulthard) have made toward helping children in foster care. To learn more about Mona click here. 

May 13, 2019

The Inquirer
Karen C. Buck, Pamela Walz and Sam Brooks

Imagine a legal proceeding where all of your rights are taken from you and given to someone else.

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