Supporting Our Community Since 1965.
We are a non-profit organization that provides free and low-cost legal services to Northern Nevada.
Who we are
Northern Nevada Legal Aid (NNLA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit legal aid organization founded in 1965. Since that time, we have assisted thousands of vulnerable northern Nevada residents who cannot afford to hire an attorney. Our team of attorneys, paralegals, and legal assistants is dedicated to ensuring that everyone has access to the legal system and that everyone is treated with respect and dignity.
What we do
We provide experienced and diverse civil legal services to protect the essential rights of Northern Nevadans most in need.
Northern Nevada Legal Aid assists low-income individuals who are facing foreclosure or eviction.
Senior Legal Center
Our senior legal services cover a broad array of issues impacting seniors.
Our team of attorneys helps immigrants get and maintain legal immigration status.
Taking legal action to address the factors that keep people in abusive relationships.
We provide information, resources, and assistance to those who need to represent themselves in court.
Attorneys represent children in foster care in permanency proceedings.
Medical/ Legal Partnership
This partnership offers legal services for issues impacting health outcomes.
Pro Bono Referrals
Attorneys can volunteer their expertise and energy to help our neighbors most in need.
We represent protected (and proposed protected) persons in adult guardianship proceedings.
What We've Been Up To
Child Abuse Prevention Month
Spring 2021 Staff BBQ
Child Abuse Prevention Month
International Denim Day
Black History Month Online Social Media Recognition & Education – 02/2022
National Women’s Day Online Social Media Recognition & Education – 3/08/2022
UNR Undocuweek 2022 – 03/31/2022
Child Abuse Prevention Month & Spring Kickoff – 04/01/2022
State Legislature Child Abuse Prevention Month Kick-Off & Pinwheel Planting – 04/01/2022 at the NV State Legislature in Carson City.
Biggest Little Easter Egg Hunt & Resource Fair – 04/09/2022 At Rancho San Rafael Park
National Counsel of Juvenile Family Court Judges Pinwheel Planting and PSA Participation – 04/19/2022 At Greater NV Field
BACA (Bikers Against Child Abuse) Child Abuse Prevention Month Resource Fair & Pinwheel Planting – 04/23/2022
The Child’s Voice Luncheon – 04/29/2022 At The Renaissance Reno Hotel
Senior Law Center Resource Fair – 05/03/2022 At the Senior Law Center at the Washoe County Complex
Senior Resource Panel, collaboration with Senior Coalition of Washoe County – 05/06/2022 At the Senior Law Center
Announcing the “Voices For Justice” Luncheon Annual Fundraiser for Access to Justice Benefits
RENO, Nev. – March 7, 2023 – Northern Nevada Legal Aid, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization serving qualified residents across Northern Nevada, will host its 13th annual “Voices For Justice” luncheon
Washoe Legal Services Rebrands as Northern Nevada Legal Aid
RENO, Nev. (August 9, 2022) – Today Washoe Legal Services announced it has a new name – Northern Nevada Legal Aid — which will help the nonprofit expand regional awareness
Senior Resource Panel
The event was a legal panel held in collaboration with the Senior Coalition of Washoe County. The legal panel had attendees from Nevada Legal Services, Aging and Disability Services, Adult
What our Clients Say
I want to commend you on the excellent legal services you provided in connection with my domestic violence issue. NNLA has all the attributes I expect in a good law firm. Knowledge, seasoned experience, professionalism, integrity and, responsiveness.
– NNLA CLIENT
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