Spokane Legal Resources

 


 

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Legal Resources in the Spokane Area


Libraries:


Spokane Public Library’s Downtown Library    906 W. Main, Spokane, WA 99201, (509) 444-5336.      Reference staff can help you use the Washington State Legal Forms and other legal resources,  but staff cannot give legal advice or interpret the law.   Photocopies and printouts are 10 cents per page.


Spokane County Law Library  1033 West Gardner,  Spokane, WA 99201.  In the Gardner Center Bldg. (509) 477-3680.  Hours: Mon - Fri: 8:30a.m.-5p.m.    Open to Spokane County citizens who want to do their own legal research.  The staff cannot give legal advice or interpret the law, but can guide you to the appropriate law books and resources.


 Gonzaga Chastek Law Library    702 E. Sharp Ave, Spokane, WA 99202.   Reference: (509) 313-3758;  Circulation:  (509) 313-5792.  Open to the public, but its primary aim is to serve their law students. Staff cannot give legal advice or interpret the law.  Visit this library only if you know what law books and resources to ask for.   Read the bottom of this page for a list of local services:   Gonzaga Library Services for the Public


State Government:


Washington State Attorney General’s Office   Spokane Office: 1116 W. Riverside, Spokane, WA99201-1194, (509)456-3123.   The Attorney General’s Office enforces consumer protection laws by investigating and bringing legal actions to stop fraudulent and deceptive practices, and to recover refunds, costs and penalties.


Organizational Resources:


Center for Justice  non-profit law firm that partners with Gonzaga Law School legal clinics to provide access to justice for those with limited resources.   Read their page on:  How to Become a Client.  Or to request an intake interview, call their front desk at (509) 835-5211 and ask for an appointment.   Check their events calendar for Justice Night.    It is usually the First Tuesday of each month, 5-6 p.m., in the Community Building lobby (35 W. Main Avenue) .  They provide an opportunity to visit one-on-one with a volunteer attorney to address a variety of legal issues.  Please note they don’t offer assistance on criminal matters at this time.    See also their page on their Driver Re-licensing Program .  


Homeless Youth Handbook for Washington State: on this site:  http://homelessyouth.org/   :  this handbook answers questions about legal issues they face from education to emancipation, from foster care to family law, from delinquency to domestic violence.


Legal Voice :    located in Seattle, but they serve the whole state.  Legal Information and Referral: 206-621-7691;  toll free:  866-259-7720;  TTY: 206-521-4317.   See their Tools to Help You  page for Self Help Publications.   


Moderate Means Program - Legal Help for the people of Washington state.


Northwest Justice Project: Legal Help for those on a Limited Income.

 

Spokane County Bar Association   1116 West Broadway Ave, Spokane, Washington 99260, (509) 477-6032.  See also their  Volunteer Lawyers' Program  ;  the client intake line is 324-0144.


Washington State Bar Association.  2101 4th Ave, 4th Floor, Seattle, WA 98121, (206) 727-8200.   Online brochures on law topics, a lawyer directory, and read the Office of Disciplinary Counsel's page on lawyer discipline.



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