The Thurston County Volunteer Legal Services provides legal advice and information to low income people in a manner sensitive to individuals and their legal needs. Through the efforts of trained volunteers, TCVLS strives to enable clients to resolve their legal problems. TCVLS provides leadership in promoting access to justice in the local community.

To access their services, please visit their website at


 Executive Director:   Rachael Langen Lundmark

(360) 688-1376,

Program Coordinator:   Christa Lenssen

(360) 705-8194,


Mailing Address:                            

P.O. Box 405, Olympia, WA  98507-0405

(360) 705-8194


Physical Address:                           

201 Capitol Way North

Corner of Capitol Way and State Avenue N.E., In the Family Support Center Building



President: Jennifer Benway, Attorney

Vice President:  Emily Nelson, Attorney

Secretary: Terry Church, Attorney

Treasurer:  Jason Zittel, Attorney


Representing Thurston County Bar Association:

  • Terry Church
  • Nicole Potebnya
  • Jason Zittel

Representing Government Lawyers Bar Association:

  • Phyllis Barney
  • Grady Willisamson
  • Allison Zipp

Representing Washington Women Lawyers, Capitol Chapter:

  • Anne Egeler
  • Emily Nelson
  • Jennifer Benway

Representing Northwest Justice Project:

  • Carrie Graf

At Large:

  • Mary Kendall         First Citizens Bank
  • Geoff Arnold          Grays Harbor County Attorney
  • Eric Palosaari         Attorney
  • Doreen Swetkis     PhD.


  • The Honorable Anne Hirsch, Thurston County Superior Court
  • The Honorable Daniel Goodell, Mason County Superior Court
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