Law for the People

Arrested at a protest? Need legal assistance?

Call (206) OK-TRY-ME or
(206) 658-7963

What does the NLG do?

Legal Observers

We're here to monitor police behavior and provide legal support to protesters.

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Know Your Rights Trainings.Learn to assert and protect your civil rights.

We offer free “Know Your Rights” trainings to activists, civic organizations, and educational organizations in the Puget Sound region. Trainings are currently provided online via video conferencing.

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Jail Hotline. We'll help you find legal representation.

We provide free jail hotline support for protests and demonstrations. When requested, this volunteer-led service will have NLG Seattle Chapter Members on-hand to accept activists’ calls from jail.

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Our mission is to use law for the people, uniting lawyers, law students, legal workers, and jailhouse lawyers to function as an effective force in the service of the people by valuing human rights over property interests.

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