Student Legal Services

Useful Links

UW Resources

UW School of Law Gallagher Law Library

Legal information and links to resources.

UW School of Law Mediation Clinic

Free and confidential dispute resolution service for the UW community and general public.

UW University Complaint Investigation & Resolution Office

Investigates complaints that a UW employee acted discriminatorily or otherwise violated UW policy. May be requested by a student, faculty, staff, or member of the general public.

UW Office of the Ombudsman

Mediation for UW student, staff and faculty complaints and conflicts.

UW CareLink

Free consultations with a network attorney for UW faculty and staff.

Self-Help Legal Resources

Washington Lawhelp

Great resource for issues involving family law, protection from abuse, consumer and debt, housing, public benefits, youth law, employment, criminal law, and other legal concerns.  Provides self-help legal publications with step-by-step guides and forms.  LawHelp is a public service provided by the Northwest Justice Project in collaboration with  the Alliance for Equal Justice and Washington courts.

Washington State Bar Association

Information about finding legal services in Washington State, including directory of Washington lawyers.

King County Bar Association

Pro bono and low-cost services, referrals to attorneys, and other resources for King County residents.

Columbia Legal Services

Free legal representation on non-criminal legal matters for low-income individuals in Washington State.

Northwest Justice Project

Legal representation and community education to low-income persons in Washington State with non-criminal legal matters.

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project

Legal representation and community education to low-income refugees and immigrants in Washington State.

Legal Voice

Advocacy, self-help resources, publications, and attorney referrals on legal issues affecting women, girls, and sexual minorities in the Northwest.

Legal Action Center

Legal representation to low-income persons in King County in landlord-tenant matters and debtor/creditor matters related to prior tenancies.

ACLU Washington

Information about defending and preserving individual rights when interacting with the government and other entities.

Solid Ground

Legal assistance and community advocacy programs for King County residents.

Government and Courts

Washington State Courts

Washington Office of the Attorney General


King County Superior Court

King County District Court

King County Prosecutors Office

King County Office of the Public Defender

City of Seattle Municipal Court