Washoe Legal Services

Washoe Legal Services provides legal services to qualified residents of Washoe County (Nevada) accepted by the agency, in the following areas of law:

• PRIVATE LANDLORD/TENANT: • Unlawful evictions • Landlord/tenant disputes • Lockouts • Security Deposits • Hazardous Conditions • Discrimination

• CONSUMER: • Fair Debt Collection • Unlawful Automobile Repossessions

• BANKRUPTCY (monthly clinics only)

• CHILD ADVOCACY: • Representation of abused and/or neglected children and low cost adoptions for children in the custody of Social Services

• IMMIGRATION: • VAWA Self-Petitions • Preparation of Immigration Forms (Fees Charged for these services)

• FAMILY LAW INVOLVING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: • Divorce • Custody • Temporary Protection Orders

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Washoe
  • Area of law: Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Housing, Immigration & Naturalization
  • Populations Served: Children, Domestic Violence Victims, General Public, Immigrants, Low Income
  • Opportunities For: Lawyers
  • Need for non-English services: English, Hindi, Russian, Spanish
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: Yes
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: No
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: No
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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