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Pro Bono CLE & Events

Pro Bono CLE Trainings

 

 

In connection with the Access to Justice Commission and the ONE Campaign, the State Bar of Nevada provides discounted online CLE programming to members who take a pro bono case through, or donate $100 to a legal service provider.  To learn more, please contact one of the five listed legal services providers:
 
North
VARN: 775.883.8278
Washoe Legal Services: 775.329.2727

South
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada: 702.386.1070, ext. 1429
Southern Nevada Senior Law Program: 702.229.6596

Statewide
Nevada Legal Services: 702.386.0404, ext. 140  OR  775.284.3491, ext. 218


Pro Bono Clinics

Caliente Seniors Legal Assistance Clinic
April 4, 2014  -  11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Caliente Senior Center, located at 240 Main St., Caliente, NV
Sponsored by Nevada Legal Services

Pahrump Legal Assistance Clinic
April 8, 2014
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
5th Judicial District Court Hearing Room, located at 1520 East Basin Road, Pahrump NV
Sponsored by Nevada Legal Services

What Everyone Should Know About Foreclosure
April 17, 2014
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
West Charleston Library, located at 6301 West Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV
Sponsored by Nevada Legal Services
 
Serving Seniors Legal Assistance Clinic
April 24, 2014
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 North Eastern Ave., Las Vegas, NV
Sponsored by Nevada Legal Services, Sourthern Nevada Senior Law Program and the Young Lawyers Section of the State Bar of Nevada
 
General Legal Clinic
May 6, 2014
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Tonopah Senior Center at 101 Radar Rd., Tonopah, NV
Sponsored by Nevada Legal Services
 
Pahrump Legal Assistance Clinic
May 13, 2014
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
5th Judicial District Court Hearing Room located at 1520 East Basin Road, Pahrump, NV
Sponsored by Nevada Legal Services

Pro Bono Events

Las Vegas Latino Bar CLE Luncheon Welcomes Justices Michael Douglas and James Hardesty
Embracing the Access to Justice Commission and the State Bar of Nevada's One Promise Nevada Campaign, the Latino Bar Association cordially invites attorneys to a luncheon with special distinguished guests Justices Douglas and Hardesty to learn about the One Campaign and the Intermediate Court of Appeals.  This program will take place on Wednesday, April 23 from noon – 1:30 p.m. at Duffers Bar & Grill at Desert Pine Golf Club in Las Vegas. The event is pending approval for 1.5 general CLE credits. The cost is $20 for members; $25 for non-members.
 
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
For more information or to volunteer, please contact Melanie Kushnir at 702.386.1070, ext. 1429
Family Law Ask-A-Lawyer
Every Thursday
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Clark County Family Law Court, 601 N. Pecos Rd., Las Vegas
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If you have already registered for the Family Law Ask-A-Lawyer program and have a number and time for your appointment, you may Click here to download the intake form and take it with you to the program.
Sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
 
Family Law Ask-A-Lawyer
Every Thursday
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Clark County Family Law Court, 601 N. Pecos Rd., Las Vegas
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If you have already registered for the Family Law Ask-A-Lawyer program and have a number and time for your appointment, you may Click here to download the intake form and take it with you to the program.
Sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
 
Landlord/Tenant Ask-A-Lawyer
Every Wednesday
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon and 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Regional Justice Center, 200 Lewis Ave., Downtown, Las Vegas
Click here for details about this program.
Sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
 
Foreclosure Ask-A-Lawyer
Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month
9 a.m. – Noon
Regional Justice Center, 200 Lewis Ave., Downtown, Las Vegas
Click here to view the flyer.
Sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
 
 
Volunteer Attorneys for Rural Nevadans (“VARN”)
For more information or to volunteer, please contact Pro Bono Coordinator Benjamin Albers or Valerie J. Cooney at 775.883.8278
 
Pro Bono Program
Volunteer attorneys are needed to provide civil legal aid to low-income clients in uncontested divorce, custody, adoption, name change, termination of parental rights, guardianship, and probate matters. Our program services the rural areas of Nevada and we can help facilitate attorney-client interaction.
 
Lawyer in the Lobby (held at the VARN offices at 904 N Nevada Street, Carson City) from 5:30-7:30 every 1st and 3rd Wednesday
Volunteer attorneys are needed to answer questions for community members in a 20 minute “Q&A” setting. Attorneys typically see two to eight clients per session.
1st Wednesday of the Month: General law session focusing on general civil law questions. (Wills/Probate, Debt Collection, etc.)
3rd Wednesday of the Month: Family law session focusing on family law legal questions (Divorce, Custody, Adoption, Guardianship, etc.)
 
Legal Aid Fairs
Volunteer Attorneys for Rural Nevadans usually conducts two to three legal aid fairs in October. One fair is always held in Carson City, the other fair locations vary from year to year.