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Attorneys and Public

The following documents, services, and links are intended to facilitate use of the Gallagher Law Library and other information sources by attorneys and members of the public:

Library Services

Copy & Send: A fee-based document delivery service provided by the Law Library. Orders accepted by phone or  online form; complete and accurate citations required. Court briefs are available by Copy&Send.

Hours and Directions: Information on the Law Library's hours and directions to William H. Gates Hall.

Guide to Using the Gallagher Law Library for Members of the Public: A question-and-answer guide.

Legal Research

Books Written for Nonlawyers in the Gallagher Law Library: A subject-arranged bibliography that identifies many "law for the nonlawyer" materials.

Internet Legal Resources: A collection of links to U.S. federal and Washington State primary legal sources, including laws, regulations, and cases; along with links to selected legal indexing sites, foreign/international law websites, and general search engines.

Legal Research Guides: A collection of more than 70 guides to assist library users in conducting legal research.

MARIAN: The Law Library's online catalog is available to all users.

Free or Low-Cost Legal Services and Information

The Law Library's guides to Free or Low-Cost Legal Advocacy, Information, and Referral for King County Residents and Sources of Free Legal Information on Washington State Law are no longer updated.

Please consult one of the following websites for up-to-date information:

Washington LawHelp Washington Law Help,, provides lots of self-help legal material on a wide range of civil law matters, including aging and elder law, civil rights, consumer deft, domestic violence, employment, family law, government benefits, health, housing, Native American issues, victims' rights, and youth. The site also identifies legal service providers and provides sample forms for use in many circumstances.
LawforWA,, provides links to free legal and government information on Washington State.


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