Legal Aid Center in the News

February 13, 2016

Ana Ley
Las Vegas Review-Journal

The boy with almond eyes and jet black curls sat timidly before Judge Yon Alberdi, struggling to understand questions from the man speaking English behind the bench.

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February 8, 2016

Vegas Inc.

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada honored local attorneys who together over the past year have provided over 25,000 hours of free legal services for low-income Nevadans in Clark County. Over 5,000 clients were provided pro bono legal services by Legal Aid Center’s volunteers in 2015. 

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January 28, 2016

Public News Service

LAS VEGAS – A consumer advocate is speaking out against the car title lender TitleMax, saying some of the company's loans violate state law and overcharge borrowers, sometimes by thousands of dollars. 

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January 31, 2016

Yesenia Amaro
Las Vegas Review-Journal

A move toward consistency may help get child welfare cases resolved faster and children into permanent homes sooner.

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January 22, 2016

Darcy Spears 
ABC 13 Action News

Abuse, isolation, exploitation, lack of oversight.

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January 10, 2016

Las Vegas Business Press

The efforts of local attorneys were honored Dec. 11 at the 15th annual Pro Bono awards luncheon, held at the Rio.

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December 9, 2015

Fred Schulte
The Center for Public Integrity 

After years of financial ups and downs, Gloria Whitaker needed some quick cash to help keep a roof over her head.

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November 30, 2015

Stephanie Zepelin
ABC 13 Action News

A Las Vegas woman said burglars ruined her Thanksgiving. 

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December 9, 2015

Fred Schulte
The Center for Public Integrity

How millions in campaign contributions help block laws to crack down on lending abuses

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November 28, 2015

Jennifer Robison
Las Vegas Review-Journal

High interest rates associated with auto-title loans grab most of the industry's headlines.

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November 28, 2015

Jennifer Robison
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Retired mover Wayne Fischer lives mostly on $489 a month from Social Security.

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November 28, 2015

Jennifer Robison
Las Vegas Review-Journal

The title loan industry is fragmented, with dozens of players ranging from small mom-and-pop locations to nationwide operators with thousands of locations. 

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November 24, 2015

Mark Adams
Las Vegas Weekly

Court can be a scary place for a kid. 

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November 20, 2015

Jan Hogan
View Staff Writer

It's been 10 years of helping the community grow stronger and 10 years of funding worthwhile organizations.

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November 23, 2015

Darcy Spears
ABC 13 Action News

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) - More startling discoveries about just how 'unjust' Clark County's guardianship system is.

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