Check Out Our New Blog!

We just launched a blog dedicated to consumer protection, sharing stories and updates on our work. Stay up to date with the latest news and developments in consumer rights by reading our blog! We'll be posting about student loans, automobile fraud, foreclosure prevention, and more.

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The Fair Shot Act

Washington State's personal property exemptions fail to protect working families from poverty. The Fair Shot Act will increase our state's outdated exemptions, expand protections to injured people, and help individuals facing financial hardship.

Pro Se Bankruptcy Clinic

Get free legal advice and all your bankruptcy related questions answered.  Attend as many times as you need during the duration of your bankruptcy.



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.


Foreclosure Prevention

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


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.


Consumer Bankruptcy

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


Student Loans

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


Latest Updates

Rebuilding Futures

By Andrea Villasis | May 23, 2023

Evan* approached NWCLC when he found himself overwhelmed by mounting credit card debt and student loans. Evan was facing daily struggles of managing a chronic…

Triumphing Over Debt

By Andrea Villasis | May 23, 2023

Jason* was facing a daunting lawsuit from a debt collection company for nearly $15,000 in medical debt that he could not afford to pay.. Over…

How The Fair Shot Act Will Keep Families Out of Poverty

By Andrea Villasis | May 19, 2023

On May 9th, 2023 Governor Inslee signed The Fair Shot Act into law. This significant legislation was a direct response to the growing living costs…

Upcoming Events

Pro Se Bankruptcy Clinic

Jun 15, 2023 2:00PM—4:00PM


Pro Se Bankruptcy Clinic

Jun 01, 2023 2:00PM—4:00PM


Pro Se Bankruptcy Clinic

May 18, 2023 2:00PM—4:00PM



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Former Client

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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.


of Americans have missed a bill payment due to COVID-19


of students graduate with significant debt


of Americans are in collection


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.