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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—Your Practice Partner

WCBA is 108 Years Strong - Washoe County Bar Association celebrated its 100th Anniversary on January 12, 2005. Formed by a small group of dedicated Reno lawyers to further professionalism and ethics, WCBA continues that work today. Join WCBA.

WCBAR.ORG - Find local legal news, an RSS feed for national legal news, archived, searchable Writ articles, a calendar, expanded links to research sites, Court news, and a searchable up-to-date member directory with e-mail links. We've added a public information page to assist the public in finding legal assistance.

Pictorial Directory 2014-15 - your reference tool to lawyers, courts, government agencies and law firms in Northern Nevada. Each member receives one free Directory as a benefit of membership. Published annually for July delivery.

Pre-order 2014-15 Edition

• Join Find A Lawyer (Deadline April 30, 2014) Members only.

• Add your listing in the ADR pages of the 2014-15. Directory.

Find A Lawyer - Build your practice with Find A  Lawyer—over 2300 searches in 2013! WCBA members can choose to be listed in select practice areas. Listings are included in the Pictorial Directory and are searchable at wcbar.org/findalawyer. Deadline is April 30, 2014for the 2014-15. Directory.

THE WRIT - your monthly newsletter with substantive columns, news, calendar and classifieds. Writ articles are searchable on this site (members only).

Bar Flash! -WCBA’s monthly e-newsletter that keeps you informed in between issues of The Writ. Bar Flash! includes up-to-date court and Bar news, events and links for registration forms or more details. Only WCBA members with listed e-mail addresses receive Bar Flash!

ABA Books members save 15% off all ABA books.  SPECIAL2-DAY SALE (APRIL 17 & 18) WITH AN EXTRA 15% (TOTAL OF 30% OFF BOOKS)  Please visit ABA BOOK SALE (enter code WCBAR)

Discounts on CLE programs, advertising and mailing list rental. WCBA members save 20% on all CLE programs. Members (including the member’s staff) can join Frontier Credit Union (http://www.frontierfcu.org/) for all the benefits of credit union membership.

Monthly luncheons - WCBA luncheons feature a variety of programs, from candidate debates to CLE presentations. WCBA meets at Harrah’s Third Floor Convention Center on the second Wednesday of each month. Join us for interesting speakers and friendly conversation. Reservations paid in advance are $20 which includes CLE if provided that month. Reservation paid at the door are $25. Find upcoming luncheons and events.

Participation - WCBA sponsors several public service events throughout the year along with hosting judicial investiture receptions, the receptions following the swearing-in of new admittees and an annual Pro Bono Awards Luncheon. WCBA also sponsors the High School Mock Trial Competition in Northern Nevada with funding from the Washoe County Bar Foundation. WCBA provides substantial financial assistance to Washoe Legal Services and the Washoe County Law Library.

Questions about membership? Call WCBA Executive Director Christine Cendagorta or Associate Executive Director Gina MacLellan at 775-786-4494. Join WCBA.

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