Ask-A-Lawyer


Volunteer attorneys are needed to staff a range of Ask-A-Lawyer programs that provide free brief consultations to unrepresented individuals who have questions about a legal matter. For questions related to the Ask-A-Lawyer program or to volunteer, please email Carmen Ramirez at CRamirez@lacsn.org

National Law Day Ask-A-Lawyer

What: Volunteer attorneys are needed to provide brief consultations to pro se litigants about a variety of legal issues. Click here for a flyer with more information.
When: Wednesday, May 1, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Where: Parkdale Recreation & Senior Center

Attorneys – Volunteer today! (PLEASE NOTE: this is only for attorneys who wish to volunteer)

Participants – Sign up for your free 15-minute in-person consultation with an attorney!

Family Law Ask-A-Lawyer

What: Volunteer attorneys are needed to provide brief consultations to pro se family court litigants in the areas of divorce, custody, guardianship, adoption, and name change.
When: Every Thursday, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: Telephonic
Training: Volunteer Manual and Training Materials Available

Attorneys – Volunteer today! (PLEASE NOTE: this is only for attorneys who wish to volunteer)

Participants – Sign up for your free 15-minute telephonic consultation with an attorney!

Landlord/Tenant Ask-A-Lawyer

What: Volunteer attorneys are needed to provide brief consultations to unrepresented litigants with landlord/tenant issues.
When:
Every Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Telephonic
Training: Volunteer Manual and Online CLE Training available

Attorneys – Volunteer today! (PLEASE NOTE: this is only for attorneys who wish to volunteer)

Participants – Sign up for your free 15-minute telephonic consultation with an attorney!

Small Claims Ask-A-Lawyer

What: Volunteer attorneys are needed to provide brief consultations to unrepresented litigants seeking advice regarding small claims issues.
When:
Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Telephonic
Training: CLE Training Materials Available.

Attorneys – Volunteer today! (PLEASE NOTE: this is only for attorneys who wish to volunteer)

Participants – Sign up for your free 15-minute telephonic consultation with an attorney!

Probate Ask-A-Lawyer

What: Volunteer attorneys are needed to provide brief consultations to unrepresented litigants seeking advice regarding probate issues.         
When: Every 2nd Tuesday, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Telephonic

Attorneys – Volunteer today! (PLEASE NOTE: this is only for attorneys who wish to volunteer)

Participants – Sign up for your free 15-minute telephonic consultation with an attorney!

Debt Collection Ask-A-Lawyer

What: Volunteer attorneys are needed to provide brief consultations to unrepresented individuals seeking advice regarding debt collection issues.
When: Every 4th Tuesday, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: Telephonic

Attorneys – Volunteer today! (PLEASE NOTE: this is only for attorneys who wish to volunteer)

Participants – Sign up for your free 15-minute telephonic consultation with an attorney!

Veterans & Active Military Ask-A-Lawyer

What: The Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and the Attorney General’s Office of Military Legal Assistance (OMLA) are teaming up to offer 15-30 minute consultations in the areas of family law, bankruptcy, landlord-tenant, probate, estate planning, criminal record sealing, small claims, immigration, consumer law, and veteran’s benefits. We currently need attorneys in all areas. Volunteers have resource materials at their disposal.
When: TBD
Where: Multiple Locations

Attorneys – Volunteer today! (PLEASE NOTE: this is only for attorneys who wish to volunteer)

Participants – Sign up for your free 30-minute in-person consultation with an attorney!

Small Business Ask-A-Lawyer Program

What: Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, local volunteer attorneys and law firms, SCORE, and Clark County have come together for the Small Business Seminars and Ask-A-Lawyer. Each seminar will include a presentation on a specific topic related to small business creation and operation, then participants will have an opportunity to do a 15-minute consultation with a pro bono attorney.

Attorneys – Please email Assistant Director Genevieve Galman at ggalman@lacsn.org to sign up to volunteer to give free 15-minute legal consultations. 

Where: West Charleston Library Auditorium

When: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. on the following dates:

June 25: Protecting Your Business II: Preparing Contracts & Leases

August 27: Intellectual Property I: Patents & Copyrights

September 24: Intellectual Property II: Trademarks & Trade Secrets

October 22: Social Media & Cyberspace: Protecting Your Data & Reputation

Homeless Assistance Project 

What: In conjunction with Care Complex, volunteer attorneys are needed to provide brief consultations to homeless individuals accessing services at various sites in the community. The type of advice given varies greatly and can involve matters such as record sealing, lost IDs, child support issues, evictions and much more.
When:
 Postponed – Return Date TBA
Where: Care Complex, 200 Foremaster Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89101