(Las Vegas CBS KXNT)  Nevada’s legal community is marking National Pro Bono week with a series of events to help the public get answers to legal questions.

Free fifteen-minute consultations with lawyers are available today at the East Las Vegas Community Center from noon until 2:30 p.m.  No appointments are necessary.

“This is special in that it’s a large-scale walk-in (event), and that it’s in all areas,” Kristina Marzec told KXNT on Monday.  “just show up, last-minute, and tell us what your issue is,”  she said.

Other events are listed on a calendar of all Pro Bono Week events across the state.  The Las Vegas Events are:

Tuesday 10/23

Legal Aid Fair Community Event

Time: 11:30 a.m. to Noon
Location: East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., Las Vegas NV
Hosted by: Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and Southern Nevada Senior Law Program
Contact: (702) 386-1070 ext. 137, probono@lacsn.org
Wednesday 10/24
Landlord Tenant Ask-A-Lawyer Program
Time: 10 a.m. – Noon and 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: Civil Law Self-Help Center, Regional Justice Center (200 Lewis Ave.)
Federal Court  Ask-A-Lawyer Program
Time: 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Lloyd George United States Courthouse, Jury Assembly Room (333 Las Vegas Blvd. South)
Thursday 10/25
Ask-A-Lawyer at Family Court
Time: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Family Court Self-Help Center
Sponsored by: The Family Court Self-Help Center, Eighth Judicial District
Contact: Self Help Center, (702) 455-0021; or Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, (702) 386-1070 ext. 137, probono@lacsn.org

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