Legal Aid Center in the News

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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May 7, 2019

Nevada Current
Dana Gentry

Nearly 44 percent of Nevadans are renters. But legislation designed to beef up renters’ rights is facing stiff opposition not only from Republicans and landlords, but from some Democrats and low-income housing officials, too, who contend the measure threatens to reduce an already insufficient supply of affordable housing.

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May 1, 2019

Las Vegas Review-Journal
Rachel Crosby

Members of the public can receive free legal advice between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. today at the Doolittle Community Center.

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April 30, 2019

KTNV 13 Las Vegas

Dozens of attorneys will offer Southern Nevadans free legal consultations in honor of National Law Day on May 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Doolittle Community Center.

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April 18, 2019

Newsreview
Dennis Myers

A flood of payday loan money flowed into campaigns in the last election, and it could succeed in stopping changes in Nevada law that would have curbed the high interest loan industry.

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April 14, 2019

The Nevada Independent
John L. Smith

Years have passed, and an endless parade of clients has come through the doors of the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, but Barbara Buckley will never forget the panic in the young mother’s voice.

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April 1, 2019

KNPR Nevada Public Radio
Doug Puppel, Johnnie Wade

Three separate suicides thousands of miles from Nevada set alarm bells ringing in Las Vegas.

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Brittni is a first year law student at William S. Boyd School of Law. As the next Kushnir Fellow, Brittni will work closely with Legal Aid Center's Pro Bono Project to develop methods to help increase access to justice for individuals who cannot afford an attorney to fight for their rights. Click to learn more about this fellowship.

March 24, 2019

Nevada State Bank-A Positive Outlook
Jeremy Aguero

For the uninitiated, the legal system can be stressful, intimidating and confusing. 

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March 21, 2019

The Nevada Independent
Riley Snyder

Hours of impassioned testimony dominated discussion during a hearing on a bill that would create a statewide database for tracking payday loans, a seemingly innocuous concept met with fierce resistance and dire rhetoric from the industry and its supporters.

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March 21, 2019

Public News Services

Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford is calling on the Trump administration to allow Obama-era rules on payday lending to take effect. 

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