Pro Bono Honors Program

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UW Law Pro Bono Training Videos & Podcasts

October 2013 Pro Bono Core Competencies Training

Advanced Training Topic: January 2014 Working with Clients in Crisis & Secondary Trauma Issues for Advocates

Anti-Bias, Cultural & Cross Difference Competency Resources

Important Local Referrals

  • self-help legal information and resources
  • CLEAR: Washington’s centralized intake, legal advice and referral service for low-income people seeking free legal assistance with civil legal problems outside of King County. 1-888-201-1014. Seniors over 60 should call 1-888-387-7111.
  • Washington 211: 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember phone number for people to call for health and human service information and referrals and other assistance to meet their needs. 2-1-1 is the number to call to get a referral for free legal services in King County.
  • Open Door Legal Services: provides free legal services for homeless men and women in Seattle, Bellevue, Everett, and Tacoma (coming soon)-- contact: or 206.682.4642
  • Team Child Record Sealing Clinic: 1st Wednesday of every month people can receive free help in sealing their juvenile records:
  • Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA): provides culturally appropriate social services, community referrals and works for social justice. Offices throughout King County. Main number (206) 721-0243.
  • Northwest Immigrant Rights Project: Self-help legal resources and direct legal assistance for low-income immigrant communities. Hours: Monday to Friday 9:30AM - 12:00PM and 1:00PM - 4:30PM. Phone: 206.587.4009. Toll Free: 800.445.5771
  • Crisis Clinic 24 hour hotline: The 24-Hour Crisis Line provides immediate help to individuals, families and friends of people in emotional crisis. Call 866-4CRISIS (427-4747). Local 206-461-3222. TTY 206-461-3219. Interpreter services available.


Last updated 4/17/2014