2021 Annual Report

We fought for economic justice on more fronts than ever before in 2021. Between passing our first law and significant impact litigation, we're proud of the work we accomplished together last year.

Learn more about the successes that you made possible in NWCLC's 2021 annual report.

Looking for legal help?

Apply online for our services at any time. We help low and moderate income Washington residents fight back against collection abuse, automobile fraud, and more.

Learn more about our services and find out how to apply for help today.

Pro Se Bankruptcy Clinic

Looking for bankruptcy help but unable to afford an attorney? Our Pro Se Bankruptcy Clinic is for you. Low income Washington residents are eligible to receive free legal advice at our telephone clinic.

OUR PRACTICE AREAS

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Debt Defense

Being in debt can be scary, but you're not alone. One in three Americans is in collections. We help clients fight back against unlawful debt collection practices.

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Foreclosure Prevention

You have rights when facing foreclosure. We help homeowners find solutions to avoid foreclosure and protect their homes from deceptive mortgage servicing.

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Automobile Fraud

Millions of car buyers are estimated to be defrauded each year. We help people fight back against dealerships who sell unsafe vehicles and deceptive financing.

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Consumer Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy is an opportunity for a financial fresh start. We help clients navigate the process to earning relief from debt.

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Student Loans

Two out of three students graduate with significant debt. We help people find answers and fight predatory practices.

EVENTS

Pro Se Bankruptcy Clinic

Jun 02, 2022 2:00PM—4:00PM

Telephonically

Pro Se Bankruptcy Clinic

Jun 16, 2022 2:00PM—4:00PM

Telephonically

Pro Se Bankruptcy Clinic

Jul 07, 2022 2:00PM—4:00PM

Telephonically

OUR IMPACT

"[The staff] at NWCLC are absolutely fantastic-incredibly thorough, attentive and professional. They made what would have been a stressful and complicated situation easy. "

Monet Steadman
Former Client

"When our home was in foreclosure, we didn't know where to turn. Without Northwest Consumer Law Center, we would be on the streets."

Anonymous Client

"I greatly appreciate the thoroughness and effectiveness you've displayed as well as the friendliness and the affordability of your services."

David Carter
Former Client

JUSTICE FOR ALL

If you are charged with a crime, you have a right to legal representation. But, if you are scammed out of your life savings or are a victim of unscrupulous medical debt collection, you are on your own. In Washington, 80% of low-income households have at least one civil legal problem.

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JOIN THE FIGHT

Equal access to legal representation is critical to ending poverty, combating discrimination, and creating opportunity. Your contribution could be the difference in whether someone loses their home.