Staff Spotlight: Tatiana Jensen

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Tatiana was hired in August and is VARN’s Immigration Attorney. She answered a few questions about herself for us:

– What do you like most about VARN?

The clients, it is great to see them moving from surviving to thriving.

– What are 3 words to describe VARN?

Strength, continuity, compassion.

– What is on your wishlist for the next 10 years with VARN?

I would like to strengthen our immigration program so our community thinks of VARN ...

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FREE LEGAL AID FAIR IN DOUGLAS COUNTY

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Saturday, May 5, 2018
9:00 am to 1:30 pm
Douglas County Community Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane
Carson Valley Medical Center Room, Gardnerville, Nevada

ASK A LAWYER ABOUT YOUR LEGAL PROBLEM
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
Debt Collection
Government Benefits
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2016 Pro Bono Awards

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VARN held its annual Pro Bono Awards Celebration on Wednesday, January 25th at the Supreme Court Rotunda Room. The event was sponsored by the State Bar of Nevada and A Catered Affaire of Carson City. The program featured State Bar President Bryon Scott and Chief Justice Michael Cherry.

Natalia Vander Laan was named 2016 All-Around Pro Bono Attorney of the Year. Jennifer Anderson was named 2016 Pro Bono Case Attorney of the Year. Ernie Adler was named 2016 Pro Bono Specialty ...

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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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Welcome!

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December 23, 2014

Welcome to the VARN’s new and improved website! We have recently updated our look, logo, and many other features of this site. For starters, you can learn about all of our services in the Programs section, and apply for services right online using the fillable PDF form.

Another exciting new feature is that we now have the ability to take online donations through our website. Donations can be made in any dollar amount ...

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