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02/09/2016 -- Article

The Public Law Library of King County is seeking an innovative Executive Director to increase our institution’s capacity to meet the developing needs of our strong library system, attuned to the mission of providing increased access to justice for the members of this vast community of litigants and lawyers.  The Executive Director's duties will include guiding PLLKC through changes stemming from the changing nature of our patron profile,...

02/08/2016 -- Article

If you have a passion for public service, would like to work in a fast-paced library which serves a diverse patron population and are eager to support programs which promote equal access to justice, we would like to talk with you.  The Public Law Library of King County is seeking an Assistant Law Librarian for Reference Services to provide legal reference services, teach in-person and virtual research classes and lead our web and social media...

02/04/2016 -- Article

Please join King County Superior Court on February 25th as the Court hosts its annual tribute to Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall in a presentation titled Civil Rights Activism: The Courage of Dissent.  The Keynote speaker...

02/04/2016 -- Article

The "soft launch" or pilot phase of the new Rita R. Dermody Legal Help Center has begun!  Named in honor of retired Director Rita R. Dermody, the Legal Help Center (LHC) will operate on most Mondays and Fridays from our library in the King County Courthouse in downtown Seattle.  The LHC is managed by our Public Services Attorney, Marc Lampson, and will provide free, limited legal help to patrons whose questions fall within the scope of its...

01/28/2016 -- Article

Washington's Reporter of Decisions has just announced that a new website makes Washington Supreme Court and Court of Appeals opinions available for free.  The Washington State Judicial Opinions Website contains the text of the published appellate opinions dating back to territorial days.  Click here for the site.  For more background information about the site,...


United Way of King County partners with many organizations in the Seattle area to provide people with free help in preparing their personal income tax forms.  Here is a link to a page that shows all the places where this help is available:  United Way of King County Tax Help

Seattle Public Library partners with United Way of King County and AARP to provide tax...

01/11/2016 -- Article

The nine justices of the Washington Supreme Court will be hearing three cases "on the road" on January 14th at the Bothell campus of the University of Washington.  The Court has been hearing cases outside of its regular...

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