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Pro Bono Attorneys Earn CLE Credit

Did you know? If you volunteer as a pro bono attorney for us, you can receive Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit for your volunteer hours. All ELAP pro bono attorneys can earn unlimited pro bono credits in the “other” category for legal services through the

Welcome elap interns

Welcome Summer Legal Interns

We are excited to welcome a great group of legal students to intern with ELAP this summer. Chelsea Henry, Seattle University Miri Moon, University of Washington Isabel Noto, Seattle University Meg Rutherford, Seattle University Elianna Spitzer, Seattle University Xander Thompson, University of Washington ELAP’s large

Consumer Debt Resources

Have Consumer Debt? Check Out These 5 Resources

By Evan Yi, ELAP intern  Dealing with debt can be challenging and often scary. Here are a few of the best online and local resources to help you handle debt and get back on your feet:  Washington Law Help  Washington Law Help provides a comprehensive

Welcome Hannah

We’re excited to announce a new ELAP staffer has joined our team! Hannah Wang (they/them and she/her) is ELAP’s new Legal Assistant. In this role, Hannah will support the entire legal team and assist with preparing pleadings, filing court documents, doing legal research, reviewing records,

New free legal clinic

ELAP Launches New Guardianship Clinic

We’re excited to announce that we’ve launched a new monthly legal clinic about guardianship. Through a free 45-minute legal consultation, ELAP will help community members navigate new legal rules around adult guardianship, conservatorship, and other protective arrangements. In 2022, Washington state revised its guardianship law

Free Online Legal Resources

5 Free Online Legal Resources

By Evan Yi, ELAP intern Thousands of legal resources are available online, but it’s tough to sort through what is sound, reputable information. We recommend the following websites for people in King County who are looking for legal resources. Washington Law Help  Washington Law Help

We Are Hiring!

ELAP is seeking three new fantastic professionals to join our staff team. Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Please help us spread the word about these openings: DV Staff Attorney Legal Services Coordinator Legal Assistant All three positions are hybrid with in-person days in

New ELAP Board Members

We are pleased to announce three new members of ELAP’s Board of Directors. Our Board, which is made up of volunteers from the legal community and other sectors, helps guide our organization’s strategic vision. A big welcome to:   Dan Choi, Microsoft Alan Fulp, Kitsap Bank Ben Laws, Edelman See our full list

Our 2022 Pro Bono Award Winners

We are pleased to announce this year’s Pro Bono Award recipients! ELAP’s annual Pro Bono Awards recognize outstanding volunteer contributions to our community’s legal needs. Our winners include attorneys, firms, community partners, and individual justice champions. Pro Bono Attorney of the Year: Karol Brown Karol

New Tenant Rights for Burien

On Oct. 24, Burien became the latest city to pass new rental protections. Similar to Kirkland’s new protections, Burien’s City Council voted to: Require 120 days’ notice for rent increases of more than 3% and 180 days’ notice for rent increases of more than 10% 

Tenants: Due to high volume, our Housing Stability Program is closed to new clients. Please call the King County Tenant Resource Line for assistance: (206) 580-0762
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