Access to Justice Institute
As a home for pro bono, public interest, and social justice activities, the Access to Justice Institute (ATJI) prepares students for a lifetime in law in furtherance of social justice. Through collaborative student, school, and community partnerships, ATJI:
- Offers opportunities to engage with underserved and marginalized communities and to use the law as a means to effect social change
- Supports students and alumni exploring or pursuing public interest and social justice learning and careers
- Builds a community of equal justice-minded advocates and leaders within the law school and beyond
|Our deepest thanks and congratulations to the 250 students who took the Pro Bono Pledge this year! In 2015-16 alone, students reported over 16,200 hours of legal pro bono and community volunteer activity. View a list of graduating students recognized as Pro Bono Pledge Awardees.|
Start a lifelong commitment to pro bono in a few easy steps.
ATJI's Pro Bono Portal features projects and internships.
Want to start your own practice? Find support here.
The Access to Justice Institute is not a direct legal services provider. For help in finding a lawyer, visit washingtonlawhelp.org or call 2-1-1 if you are inside of King County. If you are outside of King County, call Coordinated Legal Educational Advice Referral (CLEAR) at 1-888-201-1014.