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Attend a Class
Classes & CLEs are returning to the Public Law Library of King County! Visit out our classes page for up-to-date class schedules and registration information.
Get Help at a Clinic
Today, more people are representing themselves in legal proceedings than anytime in the past. The library’s effort to provide limited legal help is part of a statewide movement to meet the ever-growing unmet legal needs of Washington residents.
In response to a recent uptick in immigration enforcement activities around Washington courthouses, Washington State Supreme Court Chief Justice Mary Fairhurst sent a letter to Secretary John Kelly of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security expressing concerns and possible solutions. Full text of the letter can be found by clicking here. Citing reports from lawyers … Read more
President Donald Trump’s proposed 2018 budget eliminates funding for the Legal Services Corporation (LSC). In his first budget proposal released Thursday, Trump is cutting discretionary spending to pay for an increase in defense spending and the wall on the Mexican border, the Washington Post reports. The LSC is among 19 agencies in line for total … Read more
A Washington State Bar ethics opinion considered whether it was ethical for Washington lawyers to practice law from a virtual law office. In Opinion 201601, the Committee on Professional Ethics (CPE) offered a well-reasoned opinion in favor of allowing lawyers the mobility and convenience of practicing law from a virtual law firm. The CPE noted … Read more