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CELEBRATE PRO BONO WEEK
Numerous Events Throughout October
the nevada supreme Court access to Justice Commission and the state Bar of nevada Board of Governors are pleased to partner to celebrate pro bono and public service during this third annual national celebration of Pro Bono Week from Oct. 21 to Oct. 27. Help us by attending or volunteering for one of the many events scheduled during the week as we honor those who serve and provide help to our neighbors, who so desperately need it.
SCHEDuLE OF EVENTS*
Wednesday, OctOber 10 Virginia City
Free Legal aid Fair time: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Virginia City Community Center, 175 E. Carson Street Hosted by: Volunteer Attorneys for Rural Nevadans (VARN) and Nevada Legal Services contact: VARN, (775) 883-8278 This Ask-a-Lawyer event offers assistance to the public in the areas of family law, bankruptcy, wills and estates, foreclosure, landlord/tenant, debt collection, government benefits, immigration and more.
MOnday, Oct. 22 tHrOugH tHursday, Oct. 25: sPeciaL series – daiLy ask-a-LaWyer Reno
Ask-A-Lawyer Series time: Daily, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Washoe County Law Library, 75 Court St. #101, Reno, NV 89501 sponsored by: Volunteer Attorneys for Rural Nevadans (VARN) and Nevada Legal Services (NLS) contact: NLS, (775) 284-3491; VARN, (775) 883-8278 Each day will feature a new topic of law for brief consultation, available to the general public.
Friday, OctOber 19 Reno
CLE: Human Trafficking time: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Northern Nevada Bar Center, 9456 Double R. Boulevard, Suite B, Reno, NV 89521 Presented by: Nevada Legal Services contact: Renee Kelly, (775) 334-3051, rkelly@nlslaw.net
MOnday, OctOber 22 Reno
Champions of Justice Awards Luncheon time: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Peppermill Resort and Casino, 2707 South Virginia Street, Reno, NV 89502 Hosted by: Nevada Legal Services Buy tickets: www.nlslaw.net/index.html contact: Nevada Legal Services, (775) 284-3491
saturday, OctOber 20 Carson City
Free Legal aid Fair time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Carson City Nugget, 507 N. Carson St. Hosted by: Volunteer Attorneys for Rural Nevadans (VARN) and Nevada Legal Services, and sponsored in part by the Carson City Nugget contact: VARN, (775) 883-8278 This Ask-a-Lawyer event for the public offers guidance in the areas of family law, bankruptcy, wills and estates, foreclosure, landlord/tenant, debt collection, government benefits, immigration and more.
Las Vegas
Pro bono community celebration Mixer time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Clark County Government Center, Pyramid Room, 500 S. Grand Central Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89155 sponsored by: State Bar of Nevada, Bank of Nevada and Ballard Spahr contact: Kristina Marzec, kristinam@nvbar.org, (702) 317-1404 This free event is open to the legal community, including law students, paralegals and anyone interested in supporting pro bono legal services.
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tuesday, OctOber 23 Las Vegas
Legal aid Fair community event time: 11:30 a.m. to Noon Location: East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., Las Vegas NV Hosted by: Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and Southern Nevada Senior Law Program contact: (702) 386-1070 ext. 137, probono@lacsn.org Volunteer attorneys offer members of the public free legal advice in the areas family law, bankruptcy, consumer fraud, foreclosure, immigration and senior issues. For more information or to participate, please contact (702) 386-1070 ext. 137 or probono@lacsn.org. Please indicate the area of law in which you will take a case. basics of representing children in abuse and neglect cases time: 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Hosted by: Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada sponsored by: William S. Boyd School of Law, Thomas and Mack Moot Court Room Download Registration Form: www.lacsn.org/images/stories/ CAP_CLE_Oct_2012_Flyer.pdf
Las Vegas
Champions of Justice Awards Luncheon time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Location: Las Vegas Country Club, 3000 Joe W. Brown, Las Vegas, NV 89109 Hosted by: Nevada Legal Services Buy tickets: www.nlslaw.net/index.html contact: Nevada Legal Services, (702) 386-0404
tHursday, OctOber 25
Ask-A-Lawyer at Family Court time: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Family Court sponsored by: The Family Court Self-Help Center, Eighth Judicial District contact: Self Help Center, (702) 455-0021; or Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, (702) 386-1070 ext. 137, probono@lacsn.org Every week the Ask-A-Lawyer program helps many Nevadans in need of help in family law matters. Consider stopping by or volunteering during Pro Bono Week.
Friday, OctOber 26
As we enjoy Nevada Day and many of us have a day off from work, please think of those less fortunate in need of legal assistance. Pledge to take a case, make a donation, volunteer to teach a clinic or class, or volunteer for a day with an Ask-A-Lawyer. *Events may be added or modified after date of publication. Check www.nvbar.org for the current Pro Bono Week calendar or contact kristinam@nvbar.org, (702) 317-1404.
Reno
CLE: Family Law 101 time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Northern Nevada Bar Center, 9456 Double R. Boulevard, Suite B, Reno, NV 89521 Presented by: Nevada Legal Services contact: Renee Kelly, (775) 334-3051, rkelly@nlslaw.net
Wednesday, OctOber 24 Reno
Family Law Self-Help Forms Completion Clinic time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Second Judicial District Court, Room 116 Hosted by: Nevada Legal Services contact: Renee Kelly, (775) 334-3051, rkelly@nlslaw.net This event offers help for pro-se litigants filling out forms in an educational classroom setting.
Carson City
Ask-a-Lawyer time: 9 a.m. to Noon Location: Supreme Court Law Library, 201 S. Carson Street, Carson City, NV 89701-4702 Hosted by: Nevada Legal Services contact: Renee Kelly, (775) 334-3051, rkelly@nlslaw.net Brief consultations available to the public in family law and other areas. self-Help Forms completion clinic time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Hosted by: Nevada Legal Services contact: Renee Kelly, (775) 334-3051, rkelly@nlslaw.net Mortgage Foreclosure education clinic time: 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Carson City Library, 900 Roop Street contact: Renee Kelly, (775) 334-3051, rkelly@nlslaw.net
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