Neighborhood Legal Clinic: GLBT Legal Clinic

  • Every 3rd Thursday of each month from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm at the Seattle Counseling Services
    • Seattle Counseling Services
      1216 Pine Street, Suite 300
      Seattle, WA
  • Appointment necessary; call (206) 235-7235. Calls are returned by an intake coordinator on Tuesday evenings.
  • Free 30-minute meeting
  • The Neighborhood Legal Clinics service King County residents or clients with legal issues in King County.
  • Sponsored by the King County Bar Association,

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund

  • Western Regional Office:
    • Address:
      • 4221 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 280
        Los Angeles, CA  90010-3512
    • Phone: (213) 382-7600 or toll-free 1-866-542-8336
    • Website:
  • Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
  • Lambda Legal’s Help Desk provides information and resources regarding discrimination related to sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and HIV status.
  • Lambda Legal selects cases that will have the greatest impact in protecting and advancing the rights of LGBT people and those with HIV. While we are not able to take every case, the Help Desk can discuss your legal issue with you, and can provide useful information. This assistance may include follow-up discussions with Lambda Legal attorneys or contact information for an attorney in your area or for other organizations that may directly assist you.

QLaw Foundation Legal Clinic

  • Every 3rd Thursday of each month from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Appointment required; call (206) 235-7235 on Tuesdays from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • A program of the QLaw Foundation, the Legal Clinic provides access to free legal advice for GLBT folks.
  • Free 30-minute consultation with a volunteer attorney.
  • More information:

QLaw Family Matters Full-Represenation Clinic

  • Open to all LGBTQ families in King County.
  • Seeks to help LGBTQ families get legal orders affirming their parental relationships.
  • Eligible clients are assigned an attorney to work with them from start to finish.
  • Register online here.
  • Register via email by sending an inquiry to and asking for help from the Family Matters clinic.

Other Resources

  • National Center for Transgender Equality – ID Documents Center, Find out how to get a legal name change where you live and update your name/gender on state and federal IDs and records.
  • Washington Law Help – Gender Marker Changes: Instructions and forms for how to change gender marker on passports, birth certificates, immigration documents, social security card, driver’s license, and name change.
  • Gay City: Seattle’s LGBTQ Center, or (206) 323-LGBT (5428) (Monday – Friday from 11:00 am – 8:00 pm or Saturday from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm)
  • Neighborhood Legal Clinic GLBT Legal Clinic (206) 235-7235
  • Lambert House for youth (206) 322-2515
  • Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (206) 325-7224
  • NW Network – survivors of abuse (206) 568-7777
  • Safe Schools Coalition (877) SAFE-SAFE
  • Seattle Area Support Groups & Community Center (206) 322-2437
  • Seattle Commission for Sexual Minorities (206) 684-4500

Links Updated March 2018.