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Welcome to the
Skagit County Law Library
JoAnne Giesbrecht, Librarian

Please note: The Law Library is temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Access to Westlaw Edge is available remotely by following the instructions below. 
Continue to check our webpage for updated information.

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Westlaw Edge Access for Skagit County Law Library Patrons:

In light of COVID-19, Thomson-Reuters is offering 20 hours of free Westlaw Edge access.  While you will need to register, there is no commitment and no credit card is required.  Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Read the detailed registration information included here.
  2. Follow the Westlaw Edge for Library Patrons Registration link
  3. Enter your contact information.  Note: you must use an email account not already associated with an existing Westlaw account.
  4. In the Organization Type field, you must select Government – State or Local. Note: you must select Government or access will not work
  5. Skip the Add Colleagues page.
  6. Agree to the Terms & Conditions and select Create Profile
  7. Complete the OnePass Profile and Security fields
  8. Confirm your OnePass profile and select Get Started to begin using your new Westlaw Edge for Library Patrons trial account.

Additional Resources

Recursos Adicionales

The Skagit County Law Library offers access to legal resources for professional, business and personal needs.

The Library collection includes:

  • Revised Code of Washington
  • Washington State Statutes
  • Case Opinions of Washington Supreme Court and Appellate Courts
  • Case Opinions of United States Supreme Court
  • United States Code Annotated
  • Washington Digest
  • American Jurisprudence 2nd Edition
  • Court Forms and Practice Guides
  • Westlaw Online Database
  • The Law Library's helpful and knowledgeable staff will be glad to assist you in your needs.
  • Full service copy machine and computer terminals are available for public use.
  • The staff of the Skagit County Law Library cannot give legal advice.

Board of Trustees

  • Superior Court Judge Laura M. Riquelme
  • County Commissioner Lisa Janicki
  • Attorney Merrilee Harrell
  • Attorney Maren Anderson
  • Superior and Juvenile Court Administrator Lisa West
  • Attorney Elizabeth Yost Neidzwski

Board of Trustees Meeting
The Law Library Board of Trustees meets on the second Thursday of every month at 8:30 am.  Meetings ordinarily occur in the law library, although the meeting may occur via remote access, if circumstances necessitate.

Until further notice, meetings may be accessed by phone or joining by video at:

Video: https://zoom.us/j/93444098367
Telephone: (253) 215-8782   
Meeting ID: 934 4409 8367
Password: 329601