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imamaze
04-21-2012, 06:30 PM
Nevada Legal Services (http://nlslaw.net/)
Nevada Legal Services (NLS) is a non-profit organization providing free legal services to low income Nevadans. NLS is a state wide organization assisting every county in Nevada. We have 3 main offices located in Las Vegas, Reno, and Carson City and have an outreach office in Elko. We are funded through various sources but are primarily funded through a grant from the federal government by way of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC).
The staff of NLS has represented clients in federal courts, state courts, and in administrative hearings. We have provided legal advice, assistance, and representation to countless Nevadans seeking our assistance over the years in a variety of legal issues.
Our Mission
The mission of Nevada Legal Services is to strengthen the community by ensuring fairness and providing equal access to justice for low income Nevadans.

imamaze
04-21-2012, 06:30 PM
Nevada Law Help (http://nevadalawhelp.org/NV/index.cfm)
This is your one stop, online resource for free and low-cost civil legal assistance for those who cannot afford legal help. Learn about your rights, self-help resources, and legal aid.

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada (http://www.lacsn.org/)
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is a private, non-profit (501 (c) (3)) corporation which is a charitable organization dedicated to providing free community legal services to those in need. We have been providing free legal aid for Clark County's low income residents since 1958.

imamaze
04-21-2012, 06:31 PM
Free Legal Aid Nevada (http://www.usattorneylegalservices.com/free-legal-aid-Nevada.html)
Case Types: Adoption, AIDS/HIV, Americans with Disabilities Act issues, Bankruptcy, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Real Estate, Wills, Guardianships, Name Change, Probate, Sealing Recores, Community Economic Development, Consumer, Child Custody, Domestic Violence, Education, Elder Law, Housing, Immigration, Individual Rights, Juvenile, Public Benefits, Wills Child Abuse/Neglect (representing children) Predatory Lending, Real Estate Fraud.

imamaze
04-21-2012, 06:31 PM
Legal Services (http://lsc.gov/find-legal-aid)
LSC is the single largest funder of civil legal aid for low-income Americans in the nation. Established in 1974, LSC operates as an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that promotes equal access to justice and provides grants for high-quality civil legal assistance to low-income Americans. LSC distributes about 95 percent of its total funding to 135 independent nonprofit legal aid programs with more than 900 offices throughout the nation. LSC promotes equal access to justice by awarding grants to legal services providers through a competitive grants process; conducting compliance reviews and program visits to oversee program quality and compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements as well as restrictions that accompany LSC funding; and by providing training and technical assistance to programs. LSC encourages programs to leverage limited resources by partnering and collaborating with other funders of civil legal aid, including state and local governments, IOLTA, access to justice commissions, the private bar, philanthropic foundations, and the business community. The Corporation is headed by a bipartisan board of directors whose 11 members are appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate.

imamaze
04-21-2012, 06:31 PM
American Bar Association (http://apps.americanbar.org/legalservices/probono/directory.html)
Pro Bono & Public Service
This is a resource from the American Bar Association. They have a standing committee established to encourage attorneys to give back to their communities. You can find facilities in every state and typically the people answering the phones are attorneys as well.