Washington State Access to Justice Board

The Washington State Access to Justice Board was established by a Washington Supreme Court Order in 1994. Through its justice system partners and standing committees, it works to achieve equal access to the civil justice system for those facing economic and other significant barriers.

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Washington State Supreme Court Forum and Reception

February 27, 2015
Sheraton Seattle Hotel

The ATJ Board will host a Supreme Court Forum following the Legal Foundation of Washington’s Goldmark Award Luncheon. Justices will participate in interactive discussions on topics relating to leadership, race equity and the role of the justice system, and alternative structures for providing access to justice. The day will conclude with a reception jointly hosted by the ATJ Board and LAW Fund. Register today to attend the forum and reception.

2015 Access to Justice Conference

June 12 – June 14, 2015
Wenatchee Convention Center

The 18th Access to Justice Conference is now open for registration! Join us as we work together to improve our ability to meet the challenges of ensuring civil equal justice for our state’s poor and disadvantaged communities.


The Access to Justice Board is collecting nominations for multiple awards recognizing the efforts of individuals or organizations that have played strategic, significant and courageous leadership roles in improving access to the justice system.  View the award descriptions and past recipients. Nominations are due by March 15, 2015, to Terra Nevitt at terran@wsba.org

View the newest Best Practices for Pro Bono Services in Washington

Access the 2014-2015 Board Priorities adopted by the Access to Justice Board on Sept. 12, 2014.

View an evaluation of the Board's first twenty years, authored by John A. Tull, July 2014.

Our 2014 Annual Report is online.

The recently revised 2014 Alliance Hallmarks are now available.

View the "Providing Access to Court Information in Electronic Form Best Practices" Final Report and Overview and Methodology.

Learn more about the Access to Justice Initiatives.

Other Resources

Looking for the next Access to Justice Board meeting? Schedule, materials and past minutes are online.

If you are looking for legal assistance or referrals, learn more about Finding Legal Help.

Please support the Campaign for Equal Justice.


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About the Access to Justice Board

Access to Justice Board Committees

Get involved with the work of the ATJ Board's volunteer committees.

Current Initiatives

Learn about our annual priorities

Key Documents

Governing documents and publications of the ATJ Board.