Free Criminal Record Sealing, Ask-A-Lawyer Event Wednesday
Have you been denied employment or a promotion because of a cannabis conviction or old criminal charges from your past? Have you turned your life around but are reminded of your past when filling out applications?
If so, you may want to attend a free criminal record-sealing, ask-a-lawyer event being held Wednesday, Dec. 7, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Cambridge Recreation Center, 3930 Cambridge St. The event is put on by Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and Clark County Commissioner Tick Segerblom.
Those with criminal records face many challenges that may hinder or prevent them from securing desired employment or housing, Legal Aid representatives said. Those who wish to seal their criminal records should register at www.lacsn.org/seal in order to receive a free, 15-minute consultation.
For information about all legal services offered by Legal Aid, visit www.lascsn.org.
Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability. With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation’s 11th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to 2.3 million citizens and 45.6 million visitors a year (2019). Included are the nation’s 8th-busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The County also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to 1 million residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning and development.