ATJ Board Continues to Support Net Neutrality

As the debate over net neutrality continues, the ATJ Board’s Technology Committee continues to keep a close eye on developments in order to advocate for a free and open Internet. Net neutrality is critical to providing equal access to …

ATJ Board Member Michelle Lucas Shares Her Thoughts on the New Access to Justice Board Priorities

By Michelle Lucas, Sexual Violence Legal Services of the YWCA

Michelle Lucas headshotIn pursuit of the Access to Justice Board’s mission to ensure equal access to the justice system for people facing significant barriers, every two years we re-evaluate our priorities and …

Serve on the WA State Access to Justice Board

The Access to Justice Board is seeking strategic thinkers with a demonstrated commitment to equitable justice to fill four seats on the Access to Justice Board. The positions may be filled by a person who is or is not an …

Spokane Changes Policies in Settlement of Lawsuit over Unlawful Detention of Immigrant by Police Officer

 

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Spokane, WA – On January 9, 2018, Gabriel Gomez and the City of Spokane reached a final settlement in a lawsuit Mr. Gomez filed last August over a police officer having unlawfully detained him after he was the victim …

“… AND JUSTICE FOR ALL” — THE VIDEO

“Civil legal aid gave me hope, peace, and joy.”
“To have these wonderful people behind me, doing the job they do every day, made a big difference.”
“I learned how to advocate for myself and I learned that people care.”

Welcome New Access to Justice Board Members – Part 3

This is our third and final installment in a series introducing the three newest members to the Access to Justice Board! Be sure to check out Part 1 and Part 2 to meet Michelle Lucas from the Sexual Violence Legal …

Welcome New Access to Justice Board Members – Part 2

This is Part 2 of a three part series welcoming the newest members of the Access to Justice Board! In Part 1 we learned how Michelle Lucas’ direct service background in social work led her to becoming a lawyer in …