Started in the early 1980s as a program of the Snohomish Bar Association to address the growing need for civil legal aid in the community. SCLS has been an independent nonprofit organization since 1985.
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Primary geographic focus: Washington
Organization type(s): Provider
Snohomish County Legal Services provides free legal aid programs that serve the most vulnerable and powerless members of our community to ensure access to civil justice regardless of individual barriers and needs. SCLS uses a hybrid model of service delivery that allows us to best serve clients’ needs, including staff attorneys for immediate emergency assistance and highly complex cases, volunteer attorneys and paralegals for advice and legal representation, and a robust series of clinics and workshops to offer assistance and information with efficiency.
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