Northern Nevada Legal Aid: From 1965 to the Present and Beyond

Since our founding in 1965, everything the team at Northern Nevada Legal Aid has done has been all about helping our community understand and access the civil justice system. We are a Nevada legal services nonprofit dedicated to providing access to justice to the most vulnerable communities in Northern Nevada — regardless of whether they have the resources to pay for legal representation.

We offer the following legal services, among others:

  • Immigration legal services
  • Child advocacy
  • Adult guardianship
  • Senior legal services
  • Consumer protection
  • Housing issues
  • Inmate assistance
  • Representation for survivors of domestic violence in protection order & family law matters
  • Self help clinic for assistance with legal forms


To learn more about Northern Nevada Legal Aid and how we can help you, click here.

Employment Opportunities with Northern Nevada Legal Aid

The attorneys and staff at Northern Nevada Legal Aid come from diverse backgrounds and perspectives. Still, we all have one thing in common—we are committed to giving Northern Nevada legal advice and free legal services for the betterment of our communities.

If that sounds like a goal you could support, there may be a place for you on our team. Northern Nevada Legal Aid works hard to create a positive work environment that fosters community, connection, and high quality service. We always place teamwork and tenacity over titles and tenure to truly serve the most vulnerable among us.

To browse our current job openings, click here. Also, we are always on the hunt for pro bono attorneys and volunteers.

How to Get Low Cost Legal Services in Northern Nevada

Free legal services in Reno and Northern Nevada are hard to come by. We know that and it is why we offer legal representation to those who cannot afford it to protect their basic needs. Everyone deserves strong legal representation, and with Northern Nevada Legal Aid, you can get what you deserve.

While we cannot help every person who contacts us, we promise to do our absolute best to help you solve your legal problem, whether it involves immigration, senior legal issues, family law, or any related subject. If you’re looking for legal advice in Nevada, you are in the right place.

To speak with a member of our team or discuss your need for legal advice, click here.

Stay Informed About Our Work in Nevada Legal Services

Our clients, clients’ families, partners, donors, and other community members deserve to be informed about our work. We are a nonprofit community service, which means everyone has a stake in what we do. Northern Nevada Legal Aid regularly publishes news and  posts to keep you informed about what is going on in our community on our blog. Here, we cover essential legal information, client stories, organizational updates, and much more.

To browse our latest blog posts and news items, click here.

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