On October 1, 2018 Salvador A. Mungia became Chair of the Access to Justice Board. Sal was appointed to the ATJ Board by the Washington State Supreme Court in 2016. He devotes a large portion of his time to promote access to the civil justice system for those who cannot afford to hire an attorney by representing individuals and groups in state and federal courts without charging them a fee. The Washington State Supreme Court created the Access to Justice Board in 1994 and charged the Board with the responsibility to achieve equal access to the civil justice system for those facing economic and other significant barriers.
To learn more about Access to Justice visit https://www.justice.gov/atj