VARN Names New Executive Director

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JM Pic 2Volunteer Attorneys for Rural Nevadans (VARN), the nonprofit organization providing pro bono legal services to victims of domestic violence and low-income residents of rural northern Nevada, has named Julie Mogensen as Executive Director, effective November 1, 2015.

Ms. Mogensen previously held the position of Finance & Grants Manager at VARN since September of 2013. She has ...

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FREE LEGAL AID FAIR IN CARSON CITY

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Saturday, October 6, 2018
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William Street
Bonanza Room, Carson City, Nevada

ASK A LAWYER ABOUT YOUR LEGAL PROBLEM

NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY

FIND OUT WHAT LEGAL RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE
TO HELP YOU

Attorneys and/or paralegals will be available to talk to you concerning:
General Civil Law (Non-Criminal)
Family Law (Divorce, Custody, Guardianships, etc.)
Bankruptcy
Wills & Estates
Foreclosure & Other Real Property Matters
Landlord/Tenant
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VARN at National Night Out

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VARN participated in National Night Out on August 4, 2015. National Night Out is an annual community-building event that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. Together, we are making that happen.

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VARN had booths in Carson City, Lockwood and Virginia City. We distributed information about our programs and provided coloring and other games ...

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Staff Spotlight: Elena Butko

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EB SmallElena Butko is a Staff Attorney who has been with VARN since February of 2015. She assists with cases through the Domestic Violence Victim’s Assistance Project (DVVAP). Elena answered a few questions about herself and her work at VARN.

– What do you like most about VARN?
My co-workers. Everyone is incredibly kind, patient, and friendly, ...

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Domestic Violence Survivor Scholarships Available

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The Nevada Council on the Prevention of Domestic Violence is accepting applications for their Survivor Scholarship through March 2, 2015.

Five $1000 awards are available!

This scholarship seeks to provide applicants financial assistance in their academic endeavors. Applicants for the Survivor Scholarship must meet these eligibility requirements:

  • Be a resident of the State of Nevada
  • Be enrolled in a college, university or trade school
  • Submit a letter of recommendation in support of his/her need and adversity from a professional person or someone who is knowledgeable ...
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