King County Bar Association

Pro Bono Services Programs

Family Law

Our Family Law programs include the Family Law Mentor Program , the Self Help-Plus Program and the Kinship Care Solutions Project . These programs assist clients with the following legal issues: contested dissolutions, parentage cases and petitions to establish parenting plans where children are at risk, noncontested dissolutions and petitions to establish a parenting plan, and nonparental custody (third party custody) cases.

Community Services

Community Services includes the Neighborhood Legal Clinics (NLC) and Volunteer Legal Services (VLS). NLC offers individuals a free 30 minute consultation with an attorney. Attorneys determine whether the client has a legal problem, suggest possible options, and provide appropriate referrals. Volunteer Legal Services(VLS) offers eligible clients direct representation with the following civil legal issues: Chapter 7 bankruptcy, vacating criminal records, SSI/SSDI overpayments, estate planning, and debt defense.

Housing Justice Project

The Housing Justice Project (HJP) provides free legal help to eligible low-income tenants in King County facing eviction. HJP clinics operate Monday - Friday 8:00 - 10:30 a.m. in the mornings at the Seattle King County Courthouse and the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent. HJP also operates an evening clinic Mondays 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. at the Seattle King County Courthouse.

Mission Statement

The mission of KCBA's Pro Bono Services is to promote social justice by ensuring equal and non-discriminatory access to our services for all individuals. We provide volunteer-based, client-focused legal services to primarily low-income residents of King County who would not otherwise receive legal assistance.


The Details

(47.608,-122.333)
 
  • Address
    1200 5TH AVE STE 600SEATTLE, WA 98101
  • Contact
    • Dana Barnett
  • Phone
    • 206-267-7059
  • Website
  • Interest Area
    • Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Homeless & Housing, Immigrants & Refugees, Justice & Legal

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