Spokane Public Library’s Downtown Library
906 W. Main, Spokane, WA 99201, (509) 444-5336.
Hours: Tues-Wed: 10a.m.-8p.m. Thurs-Sat: 10a.m.-6p.m.
Ask for help at the Second Floor Reference Desk. Staff have no formal training in the law, and cannot give legal advice or interpret the law. Many materials are for use in the library only. Most materials may be photocopied for 10 cents per page.
Spokane County Law Library
1033 West Gardner, Spokane, WA 99201 in the Gardner Center Bldg.
Hours: Mon - Fri: 8:30a.m.-5p.m.
This law library is 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
Chastek Law Library is open to the public, but its primary aim is to serve their current law students. Staff cannot give legal advice or interpret the law. Visit this library only if you know your topic well,and know what law books and resources to ask for. Materials are for use in the library only. Most materials may be photocopied for 10 cents per page.
Library Services for Attorneys and for the Public: check the bottom part of this page for their links to Free or Low Cost Legal Services for the public.
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.
Moderate Means Program - Legal Help for the People of Washington
The Northwest Justice Project: Legal Help for those on a Limited Income
The Center for Justice is a non-profit law firm that partners with Gonzaga Law School legal clinics to provide access to justice for those with limited resources. With the new “Justice Works for All” initiative, the Center hopes to host free legal clinics at community centers and other facilities around the city. The clinics are taking the place of the summer “Street Law” program. For more information contact Suellen Pritchard, or Virla Spencer at 835-5211. See also the Center's page on: How to Become a Client
Washington State Bar Association.
2101 4th Ave, 4th Floor, Seattle, WA 98121, (206) 727-8200.
Some excellent web brochures on law topics, a lawyer directory, search for disciplinary action on lawyers, and read the Office of Disciplinary Counsel page on lawyer discipline.
The Northwest Women's Law Center, now called Legal Voice : See their Tools to Help You page for Self Help Publications. They are 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.
The Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington.
Offers free access to the RCW and WAC, as well as city and county codes from around the state, including Spokane city and Spokane county and many others.
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