Purpose: The Snohomish County Law Library was established by Washington Law RCW 27.24 in 1919. Its primary purpose is to provide access to legal information and legal research assistance to County residents, the legal community and local government departments.
Collection: The Law Library has over 20,000 volumes of approximately 1300 separate titles. This collection includes all primary legal materials at the state and federal levels, and a collection of secondary legal resources including regularly updated loose-leaf titles which contain the latest information on many areas of the law. There is an excellent collection of CLE (Continuing Legal Education) material from the Washington State Bar Association and the University of Washington Law School Foundation as well as forms, legal encyclopedias, case digests, law reports, reference materials and finding aids.