Nevada State Judicial Department

Sec. § 7.065
Representation of indigent persons by attorneys in public employment.

Except as otherwise provided by a specific statute, any attorney employed by the State of Nevada or any agency or political subdivision of the State may represent an indigent person in any proceeding if:


The attorney first receives the permission of his or her supervisor, if any, to represent the person in that proceeding;


The interests of the indigent person in that proceeding do not conflict with the interests of the State or the attorney’s employer;


The representation is provided through or in association with an organization that provides free legal assistance to indigent persons; and


The attorney receives no compensation for the representation.

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