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State Bar of Nevada – 2024 Section Pro Bono Challenge

The State Bar of Nevada’s 2024 Section Pro Bono Challenge runs from February 1 to May 31. Earning points is as easy as 1, 2, 3! Donate in lieu of Pro Bono and earn 1 point for every $500 in section donations.Volunteer online and earn 2 points for every Ask-A-Lawyer.Sign up for our Case Placement List and earn 3 points for every case taken. For more

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Senior Law Project: What We Do

By Lidia G. Rincon, Esq. The Senior Law Project originates out of Nevada Legal Services Reno office with the primary focus in serving the senior population beyond Washoe County. The Senior Law Project is committed to providing legal services to Nevadans 60 years of age and older regardless of their county of residence. By partnering

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2024 Supportive Housing Initiative – AB130

By Kayana M. Cobb, Esq. In 2023, Nevada State legislators estimated that roughly 7,000 Nevadans were actively experiencing homelessness, and/or desperately need affordable housing with supportive services. Countless organizations in Nevada work tirelessly, and often collaboratively among government and non-profits or other charitable organizations to ameliorate the state’s tremendous problem with the lack of affordable

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Scams in a Digital Age

By Greg Wilkin, Esq. In today’s digitized age, the Internet has proved to be a boon for many, offering convenience, information, and connectivity. However, the rise of online platforms has brought with it a sinister side: online scams, particularly those targeting vulnerable groups like seniors. Seniors are often perceived as less tech-savvy, making them attractive

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Developments in Landlord-Tenant Law

By Morgan F. Shah Those following the most recent Nevada Legislative Session might have noticed several bills concerning residential landlord-tenant matters passed out of both houses; however, the Governor vetoed nearly all of them.  Nevertheless, there are several recent developments relating to rental housing of which residents should be aware. Landlords prohibited from passing on

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End of AB486 and the Pandemic Eviction Protections

By Rhea Gertken, Esq. AB486 was enacted in 2021 to protect tenants that applied for rental assistance to cover a rent default due to the pandemic. After the CARES Act went into effect, Nevada local governments received money from the federal government to help tenants who could not pay their rent because they lost income

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Free Consumer Law Class – Identity Theft and Scams

The Consumer Law Project at Nevada Legal Services is holding an educational presentation regarding Identity Theft and Scams. Attorney David Scheatzle will be discussing the process of reporting your identity as stolen, how to protect yourself from scams, common scams occurring, and what recourse may be available if you are a victim of either. Our

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Free Legal Kiosks Connect Nevadans with Legal Information

By Susan L. Myers, Esq. Nevadans looking for legal information and resources can now find it at their local library, for free, through a legal kiosk. The Legal Kiosk Project, of which I am the Project Manager, recently launched at 22 libraries across Nevada. The Project’s intent is to address the digital divide exposed by

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Notice Of Regular Meeting Of The Board Of Directors Of Nevada Legal Services, Inc.

Notice of Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors of Nevada Legal Services, Inc. Meeting Date:  June 28, 2023 Time:  5:00 pm Place:  Virtually on Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85710797212?pwd=WUtsSW95U25tOVQ3OXJIZkF6N244Zz09 Meeting ID: 857 1079 7212Passcode: 561199One tap mobile+16694449171,,85710797212# US+16699006833,,85710797212# US (San Jose) AGENDA 5:00 p.m. Call to order and Roll Call 5:05 p.m. Approval of Agenda 5:10 p.m.

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