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Washoe County Bar's Find A Lawyer search page will help you find a Northern Nevada lawyer by practice area. All participants of Find A Lawyer are members of WCBA and have joined the Find A Lawyer service. Click on the owl  to get started. Find A Lawyer — a service of Washoe County Bar Association.


WCBA's valuable legal guide for senior citizens,their families and caregivers is now online at nvseniorlegalguide.org

Find answers and resources for all the important questions that seniors and their families face: wills & trusts, benefits, employment, driving, housing, health care, and much more. Links and phone numbers included to find more help.

To request a copy call (775) 786-4494 or send e-mail to WCBA.


WCBA online, interactive "Survival Guide" for teens and their parents offers legal information and resources on all the topics teens face when they turn 18 and face adult responsibilities. nowthatyouare18.org covers topics from credit cards to renting an apartment, from identity theft to car insurance, and from geting arrested to marriage.


WCBA Classified Ads

Advertise employment, office space and services in The Writ and online at wcbar.org. Ad appears monthly in The Writ and ads are updated weekly at wcbar.org. Rates to members are $25 for 30 words or less and $.50 each additional word. Rates to nonmembers are $40 for first 30 words and $1.00 each for each additional word. Place an ad online.    E-mail classified ad request.

Employment

SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT:
Court Information Technology Technician, $28,849.60 - $49,836.80 annual salary (DOE), plus county paid benefits. All applications will be considered until position is filled.
Law Library Assistant II, $38,376 - $49,836.80 annual salary (DOE), plus county paid benefits.
Pretrial Services Officer, $41,038.40 - $63, 627.20 annual salary (DOE), plus county paid benefits
Spanish Speaking Court Interpreter, $38,126 - $59,072 annual salary (DOE), plus county paid benefits

Interested applicants should apply online at http://www.washoecourts.com.

CARSON CITY LAW FIRM seeks full time experienced legal secretary to support one or more attorneys in the areas of business and corporate law, real estate law, administrative law, as well as possibly in other practice areas.  The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years experience in a law firm, Microsoft Office experience, including WORD, Excel and Outlook, strong organizational skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects and people. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are also required.  We offer a competitive salary and benefit package, to include medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401k plan, paid vacation, sick leave and holidays.
Please submit your resume along with a cover letter to cslater@allisonmackenzie.com or C. Slater, 402 N. Division St., Carson City, NV 89703.

NEVADA LEGAL SERVICES, Inc., is looking for a staff or senior attorney to work in the Indian Law Program. The Indian Law Program is based out of Reno and represents Nevada tribes as well as tribal members in civil and criminal cases in tribal court. Demonstrated interest in federal Indian law and/or prior criminal, tribal, or legal services work preferred. Travel required. Salary DOE. EOE. To apply, please send a resume and letter of interest to Roberta O’Hara at rohara@nlslaw.net.

BUSY FAMILY LAW PRACTICE looking for experienced legal assistant. Must be professional, mature, organized, proficient in working with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel, must be familiar with NRCP, e-flex and have at least 2-5 years of experience in working in the law. Family law experience a plus, and a love for working in family law is highly preferred. Hours: Flexible (can be F/T or P/T), Pay: Negotiable and based on experience. Please send all resumes, along with the name of 3 references, to kelli@kavlaw.com. All inquiries will be kept confidential.

LEGAL ASSISTANT NEEDED Volunteer Attorneys for Rural Nevadans (VARN), a nonprofit law firm in Carson City, is seeking a Legal Assistant. Prior family law, immigration law or general civil law experience preferred. Bilingual a plus. Travel required. Medical benefits. Salary DOE. EOE. Full job description can be viewed here: http://tinyurl.com/la6k8b6. Resumes can be sent to VARN c/o Julie Mogensen, 904 N. Nevada St., Carson City, NV 89703, fax (775)883-7211 or email, jmogensen@varn.org.

STAFF ATTORNEY NEEDED Volunteer Attorneys for Rural Nevadans (VARN), a nonprofit law firm in Carson City, is seeking a Staff Attorney who will work on our Domestic Violence Victim’s Assistance Project (DVVAP). Prior family law or general civil law experience preferred. Travel required. Medical benefits. Salary DOE. EOE. Full job description can be viewed here: http://tinyurl.com/l73hul3. Resumes can be sent to VARN c/o Julie Mogensen, 904 N. Nevada St., Carson City, NV 89703, fax (775)883-7211 or email, jmogensen@varn.org.

IRS:  FORMER IRS SPECIAL TRIAL ATTORNEY, Steven A. Wilson is available for consultation on all IRS issues including audits, criminal tax investigations/prosecutions, offshore issues, innocent spouse, trust fund and employment taxes, collection issues, impact on divorce cases, offers in compromise, Tax Court proceedings and tax liens.  Call for a free 30 minute consultation.  775.882.5545.

NEVADA COMMISSION ON ETHICS, Carson City, NV - Commission Counsel - Up to $95,650 Plus Benefits: The Nevada Commission on Ethics seeks the appointment of a Commission Counsel pursuant to NRS 281A.250. This is an unclassified, exempt position in State Government appointed by and reporting to the Commission. This position serves as the legal advisor to the Commission and its staff in all legal matters and drafts the Commission’s written opinions concerning the applicability of the statutory ethical standards (NRS 281A) to Nevada’s public officers and employees. Please submit applications to the Commission’s Executive Director, Yvonne M. Nevarez-Goodson, Esq., atynevarez@ethics.nv.gov. Deadline to submit applications is February 4, 2015. Please click to see the full job announcement and application requirements.

Office Space

OFFICE SPACE RENO: 1 and 2 room offices available in multi-tenant buildings. Southwest location. Conference room, kitchen, parking, internet included. From $375 per month. (775) 786-9315.

LAKESIDE PROFESSIONAL CENTER, Law Offices on west side of Lakeside Drive, South of Moana Lane.  Great parking.  Furnished offices with security alarm, conference room, kitchen and utilities included.  Office amenities include copier/fax/scanner, postage meter, wireless internet, office phones.  Per month from $400-$750.  Staffing space available.  Currently office space to four attorneys.  The space is essentially turn key.  Call Kathy 775-348-2701 for more information.

Services

LAWYER PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE PROGRAM. Orgill/Singer Insurance of Reno has exceptional value for the Professional and General Liability needs of the legal profession. Over 28 years of service to Nevada professionals. Contact: John Maksimik CRM, CIC at 775-398-2525.  mail to: jmaksimik@orgillsinger.com

EXPERIENCED PARALEGAL AVAILABLE to work in your office or remotely to assist with your litigation needs, including summarizing medical records and bills, depositions, and documents.  Will provide resume and references.  Therese, 828-4054.

Advertise employment, office space and services in The Writ and online at wcbar.org. Ad appears monthly in The Writ and ads are updated weekly at wcbar.org. Rates to members are $25 for 30 words or less and $.50 each addtional word. Rates to nonmembers are $40 for first 30 words and $1.00 each for each additional word. Place an ad.

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