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Legal Aid Center in the News

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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Free attorney consultations will be provided to the public in honor of National Law Day on May 1, 2019.  Topics include family law, immigration, child support and more!

March 5, 2019

Las Vegas Review-Journal
Jessica Terrones

The Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada began overseeing day-to-day operations of the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center on Tuesday, according to a statement issued by Clark County.

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February 21, 2019

Nevada Public Radio
Fred Wasser

For the last few years, the guardianship system in Clark County has been under scrutiny and in turmoil.

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February 24, 2019

Katie Ellington 
Ohio Center for Investigative Journalism 

Nevada addressed guardianship abuse after a fraud case drew national attention.

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January 14, 2019

National Center for State Courts
Court Technology Bulletin

Following the eCourts Conference last month, I had the opportunity of visiting the Civil Law Self-Help Center at the Clark County Regional Justice Center in downtown Las Vegas along with some international friends.  The office is conveniently located on the first floor of the courthouse near the entrance.

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Jan/Feb 2019

NACC the Guadian
Janice Wolf, Esq.

Picture being ten and watching your father being hauled off to jail in handcuffs. Your parents’ argument escalated from verbal to physical, and now someone has called the police. Your father is cursing, and your mother is crying and bleeding. They are both high on meth.

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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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