Legal Aid Center in the News

Legal Aid Center was successful in obtaining a Proposed Settlement for certain consumers who purchased a vehicle and whose loan was serviced by Quality Acceptance where the vehicle was later repossessed in Nevada from September 11, 2014 through the present. Click here for more information and to learn your rights.

The State Bar of Nevada released results from the July 2019 Bar Exam. We want to congratulate everyone on this list, including 16 individuals who are former clerks, externs and volunteers at Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada. We are proud of you! Click here for the complete list.

The federal government has extended the work permits for El Salvadorans with TPS through January 4, 2021. For more information, click here. If you have questions about establishing a path toward legal status and wish to learn more, attend our free Immigration class. Visit the Events Calendar for details.

September 3, 2019

Public News Service
Suzanne Potter

Legal aid groups are searching for a special group of volunteers to advocate for foster kids within the school system.

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September 3, 2019

Public News Service
Suzanne Potter

Complaints by Nevada tenants to legal-aid organizations have shot up this summer, as landlords began raising fees after a new law, Senate Bill 151, went into effect. Now, Attorney General Aaron Ford is letting renters know that landlords cannot unilaterally raise fees.

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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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