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King County Bar - Neighborhood Legal Clinics

The Neighborhood Legal Clinics (NLC) program offers free, limited legal advice and referrals to King County residents and those Washington State residents with legal actions filed in King County who might otherwise have no access to the legal system. The goal of the program is to make clinics accessible regardless of a person's disability or lack of fluency in spoken English. NLC provides free, substantive legal advice and consultation in an environment that is informal, friendly, and accessible. The clinics service over 8,000 clients annually, regardless of income, in 31 clinics countywide. To check out our clinics please visit our website.

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: King
  • Area of law: Civil Rights, Consumer, Disability, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Health, HIV/AIDS, Homeless, Housing, Immigration & Naturalization, Life Planning, Nonprofit Organizations, Public Benefits
  • Populations Served: Asylum Seekers, Children, Domestic Violence Victims, Elderly, General Public, HIV, Immigrants, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Low Income, Native Americans, Working poor and unemployed
  • Hours for Pro Bono Opportunities: Evenings
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: Yes
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: Yes
  • CLE credit for trainings: Yes
  • Training / Supervision Comments: NLC volunteers are asked to commit to one clinic shift (typically 2 hours) every 6 - 8 weeks for at least one year.
  • CLE credit for pro bono: Yes
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: No
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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