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PCVA is committed to serving the community outside of the courtroom. Our attorneys and staff are actively involved in a variety of service organizations through volunteerism and charitable giving. Below are just some of the organizations that we have worked with.

Campaign for Equal Justice

The Legal Foundation of Washington is a nonprofit organization created in 1984 at the direction of the Washington Supreme Court to distribute IOLTA funds to legal aid organizations across the state. LFW has more than 35 years of experience raising, managing, and distributing funds to achieve equal civil justice for low-income people.

Child USA

CHILD USA is the leading national nonprofit think tank working to end child abuse and neglect in the United States. CHILD USA engages in high-level legal, social science, and medical research and analysis to derive the best public policies to end child abuse and neglect in America. CHILD USA produces evidence-based solutions and information needed by policymakers, organizations, media, and society as a whole to increase child protection and the common good.

YWCA Pierce County

YWCA Pierce County has devoted over a century to creating opportunity and safety for adults and children in the greater Tacoma community. An inclusionary non-profit organization, YWCA Pierce County provides assistance to survivors of domestic violence and their children.

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization that helps families build and improve places to call home, believing that affordable housing plays a critical role in strong and stable communities.

Roanoke Park Counseling

Roanoke Park Counseling provides long-term, affordable therapy for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse to restore their hope and dignity through specialized and affordable therapy, community education, and public advocacy.

Branched Disability Partners

Washington Women’s Lawyer

Washington Women Lawyers is Washington’s largest organization dedicated to furthering the full integration of women in the legal profession and promoting equal rights and opportunities for women. Through the combined resources of a statewide organization and a network of local chapters, Washington Women Lawyers offers programming and support for women lawyers throughout the state.

Tacoma Refugee Choir

The Tacoma Refugee Choir began as a pilot project in August 2016 in partnership with Tacoma Community House with a group of 22 refugees and community members. The program was well received and quickly grew to create a welcoming and affirmative learning experience for over 600 participants from 52 nations along with diverse members from the U.S.

Middle Eastern Legal Association of Washington

The Middle Eastern Law Association of Washington (MELAW) is a non-profit legal organization for attorneys and law students of Middle Eastern descent, along with their friends and supporters. Their mission is to advance the goals of members, provide a legal voice for the Middle Eastern community in Washington, address and educate the public on legal and political issues facing Middle Easterners, and offer resources as well as networking, mentorship, and social opportunities for members and the public.

Brain Injury Alliance of Washington 

The Brain Injury Alliance of Washington (BIAWA) is a small, nonprofit organization that was originally founded in 1982 as the Washington State Head Injury Foundation by family members determined to create a system of support for all Washingtonians affected by Brain Injury. The organization has become a statewide resource for individuals with brain injury, managing the Washington State Brain Injury Resource Center and offering intensive resource management in most counties. The BIAWA serves 10,000+ individuals a year through free classes, support groups, information and referral services, and social opportunities.

New Beginnings

Founded in 1976, New Beginnings’ mission is to empower survivors and mobilize community awareness and action to end domestic violence. New Beginnings provides a full range of services for survivors of domestic violence and serves over 10,000 women, children, and men each year.

Emergency Food Network

Emergency Food Network provides 70+ food pantries, meal sites, and shelters with more than one million pounds of food each month, at no cost to them, for distribution to families and individuals in need.