Five Reasons to Take a Pro Bono Case Today

“When you take a pro bono case, you reduce the access to justice gap in our community and provide a voice to the voiceless.” Read more from Michael Wendlberger in this installment of the column “Pro Bono Corner” published in the Five Things issue of the bar journal Communiqué (Jan. 2023).

Legal Aid Can Help!

The client is short on funds but is facing a real crisis. You weigh your options, you want to help, but your caseload is crazy. You don’t have the time or resources to learn a new area of law. Ultimately, you decide to turn the client away. As they leave, you’re saddened and wonder, could you have done more to help this client? Read more in this installment of “Pro Bono Corner” written by Michael Wendlberger, Esq. (COMMUNIQUÉ, Apr. 2022)

Making a Difference in Special Education

Consider volunteering to become an Education Decision Maker through the Volunteer Education Advocate Project or representing a child through the Children’s Attorneys Project at Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada. Read more about how Nevada lawyers can make a difference in this article written by Jonathan Norman, Esq. and Xavier B. Planta, Esq. (COMMUNIQUÉ, Mar. 2022)

Unlocking Education

The Children’s Attorneys Project (CAP) at the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada represents children in foster care in Clark County, Nevada. With 29 staff attorneys and over 300 volunteer attorneys, nearly all of the estimated 3,000 children in foster care have legal representation. Read more in this installment of “Pro Bono Corner” written by Jonathan Norman, Esq. (COMMUNIQUÉ, Mar. 2022)