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Pro Bono CLE & Events

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

Pahrump Legal Assistance Clinic
June 10, 2014
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Fifth Judicial District Court Hearing Room – 1520 East Basin Road, Pahrump
Sponsored by Nevada Legal Services
 
Debt Collection Law for Consumers
June 18, 2014
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
West Charleston Library  6301 West Charleston Blvd Las Vegas
Sponsored by Nevada Legal Services
 
Caliente Seniors Legal Assistance Clinic 
July 2, 2014
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Caliente Senior Center – 240 Main St Caliente
Sponsored by Nevada Legal Services
 
Pahrump Legal Assistance Clinic
July 8, 2014
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Fifth Judicial District Court Hearing Room – 1520 East Basin Road, Pahrump 
Sponsored by Nevada Legal Services
 
Estate Planning Basics 
July 16, 2014
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
West Charleston Library – 6301 West Charleston Blvd Las Vegas
Sponsored by Nevada Legal Services
 
Pahrump Legal Assistance Clinic
August 12, 2014
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Fifth Judicial District Court Hearing Room – 1520 East Basin Road, Pahrump
Sponsored by Nevada Legal Services
 
Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft 
August 20, 2014
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
West Charleston Library – 6301 West Charleston Blvd Las Vegas NV
Sponsored by Nevada Legal Services
 
Pahrump Legal Assistance Clinic
September 9, 2014
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Fifth Judicial District Court Hearing Room at 1520 East Basin Road, Pahrump 
Sponsored by Nevada Legal Services
 
Healthcare Directives and You 
September 17, 2014
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
West Charleston Library at 6301 West Charleston Blvd Las Vegas 
Sponsored by Nevada Legal Services
 

Recurring Pro Bono Clinics

 

(Las Vegas) Foreclosure Ask-A-Lawyer Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon
Regional Justice Center, 200 Lewis Ave., Downtown, Las Vegas
Sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
 
(Reno) Family Education Clinic Every Wednesday
9:00 a.m. – 11 a.m. – Protection Orders
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Family Law Education Clinic
Washoe Legal Services – 299 South Arlington Ave., Reno, NV 89501
***Pre-Registration required. 
To pre-register, call 775.329.2727
Sponsored by Washoe Legal Services
 
(Las Vegas) 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
Sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
 
(Reno) Self Help Forms Completion Clinic – 2nd Wednesday of each month 
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Second Judicial District Court – 75 Court Street, Room 116, Reno, NV
Sponsored by Nevada Legal Services 
 
(Elko) Self Help Forms Completion Clinic,  Last Wednesday of Each Month  
2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Elko County Public Library – 720 Court Street, Elko, NV 89801
Sponsored by Nevada Legal Services
 
(Reno) Self-Help Forms Clinic  Every Friday
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 PM
Washoe Legal Services – 299 South Arlington Ave., Reno, NV 89501
***Pre-Registration required. 
To pre-register, call 775.329.2727
Sponsored by Washoe Legal Services
 
(Las Vegas) Veterans Ask-A-Lawyer Program - Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada staff attorneys and pro Bono attorneys will provide free 15 minute consultations to veterans in all areas of law.  Consultations will be offered from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm at Community Resource and Referral Center (CCRC) located at 916 West Owens Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89106 on the following dates:
  • Friday, June 13, 2014
  • Friday, June 27, 2014
  • Friday, July 11, 2014
  • Friday, July 25, 2014
  • Friday, August 8, 2014
  • Friday, August 22, 2014
Register by phone at (702) 791-9077 or in person.  For further information, visit www.lacsn.org.
 

Pro Bono Seminars and Trainings

 
Foreclosure and Mediation Update:  What’s Going On Now? (Reno)
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
7.0 CLE Hours (1.0 Ethics)
Second Judicial District Courthouse (75 Court Street, Room 220B, Reno, NV)
This seminar is intended for individuals interested in learning about Nevada’s foreclosure laws.  If an attorney wishes to volunteer, the seminar is FREE, provided the attorney agrees to take a pro bono case or provide hours of clinical assistance at his/her availability.  The cost of the CLE without volunteering is $150.00.  Please register by June 18, 2014.  For more information, please contact Renee Kelly at rkelly@nls.law.net.
Sponsored by Nevada Legal Services
 
Foreclosure Law 2014 (Las Vegas)
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
7.0 CLE Hours (1.0 Ethics)
College of Southern Nevada, West Charleston Campus (6375 West Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89146)
This seminar is intended for individuals interested in learning about Nevada’s foreclosure laws. If an attorney wishes to volunteer, the seminar is FREE, provided the attorney agrees to take a pro bono case or provide hours of clinical assistance at his/her availability.  The cost of the CLE without volunteering is $150.00.  Please register by Friday, June 20, 2014.  For more information, please contact Carmela Reed at creed@nlslaw.net .
Sponsored by Nevada Legal Services
 
Children’s Attorneys Project Lunch-n-Learn CLE Series
Session #4 – Making Reasonable Efforts:  Evaluating Your Client’s DFS Caseworker
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 – 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Contact the Pro Bono Project at http://www.lacsn.org/volunteers/158-upcoming-pro-bono-cle-trainings for more information or to sign up.
Sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
 
Basics of Representing Pre-Verbal Children in Dependency Proceedings
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lionel Sawyer & Collins (300 S. Fourth St., Las Vegas)
Sponsored by Lionel Sawyer & Collins, the Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association, Asian Bar Association, Latino Bar Association of Las Vegas and the LGBT Section of the State Bar of Nevada
 
FREE to all attorneys who commit to accepting one NEW pre-verbal child pro bono case through the Pro Bono Project.
Learn the basics of representing pre-verbal children (ages 0 – 5) who have been removed from their home and placed in care due to allegations of child abuse and neglect. You will receive an overview of the court process and procedures involved in dependency proceedings, the laws that protect the rights and interests of pre-verbal children and the research regarding the impact of abuse on future child development. Pro bono attorneys who commit to pro-active, efficient, permanency-driven, child-centered holistic advocacy can forever change the course of a child’s life. Training will be in accordance with the ABA Standards on representing pre-verbal children and will address the most common issues that arise in these cases.
To register, email probono@lacsn.org
 
The ABCs of Family Law - Five Part Lunch-n-Learn Series
Part IV - Child Support 
Friday, July 25, 2014
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Contact the Pro Bono Project at http://www.lacsn.org/volunteers/158-upcoming-pro-bono-cle-trainings for more information or to sign up.
Sponsored by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
 
 
 
 

 

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P.O. Box 50
Las Vegas, NV 89125-0050
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Las Vegas, NV 89104
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