Access to Justice Institute

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 

Contact Us

Access to Justice Institute
901 12th Avenue, Sullivan Hall 115
Seattle, WA 98122-1090
Phone: (206) 398-4173
Fax: (206) 398-4261

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Learn more about the ATJI Team

Our deepest thanks and congratulations to the 274 students who took the Pro Bono Pledge this year! In 2014-15 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.

Take the Pro Bono Pledge!

Start a lifelong commitment to pro bono in a few easy steps.

Search for Opportunities

ATJI's Pro Bono Portal features projects and internships perfect for SU law students.

Low Bono & Solo Initiative

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 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.