The Mission of Yakima County Volunteer Attorney Services (VAS) is to provide referrals to volunteer attorneys for qualified indigent clients in designated civil cases.

VAS has been serving the Yakima community for many years. We are recognized as a non-profit company and licensed to provide clients with pro-bono attorneys. VAS is affiliated with many non-profit organizations throughout the County who work to provide the community with a variety of services.


The organization is ran by all Volunteer attorneys that participate with the VAS program.

This will be information on the History of VAS


Coming soon…

Board Members: 

Jeanie Tolcacher

Shawn Murphy

Cynthia Martinez

Commissioner Elisabeth Tutsch

Alma Zuniga

David Trujillo

Laura Contreras

Sarah Wixson

Tamara Hanlon

Yuridia Equihua


Executive Director:

Anita Garcia

Yakima VAS is Hiring!

Yakima County Volunteer Attorney Services Executive Director

25-30 hours per week minimum

The program director is responsible for facilitating civil legal aid services for low-income individuals in Yakima County.  All direct legal assistance is offered by volunteer attorneys.  Legal services for qualifying clients may include full representation, limited representation, limited legal clinics taught by an attorney, or one-time consultations.


Application deadline: 
Open until filled.

Download the full
VAS Job Description 2018