Legal Aid Center in the News

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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We are extremely grateful for the sponsors, donors, and volunteers who helped make this year’s Pro Bono Awards Luncheon a success.  More than 25,000 hours were donated by pro bono attorneys this past year.  You can view the list of award winners and inductees into the 400, 200, 100 & 50 Hours Club here.

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!

July 22, 2018

The Nevada Independent 
Riley Snyder

Life after legislative leadership has meant different things for the recent generations of Nevada political leaders, from running for a new office, to lobbying contracts with lucrative clients, to simply fading away into retirement or private life.

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June 18, 2018

Fox 5 KVVU-TV
Cherney Amhara

Separating from parents is typically the first hurdle many foster kids go through, they also have to go through court proceedings; oftentimes without any legal representation.

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June 18, 2018

Nevada Current
April Corbin

A 29-year-old mother seeking asylum for herself and her two young children after witnessing a gang-related murder and receiving death threats in her native Honduras. 

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