Legal Services Cooperative

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Our Legal Cooperative members have access to attorneys knowledgeable in Washington school legal issues at a reasonable cost.


  • Providing unlimited access by phone for consultation on legal questions or issues.
  • Providing written follow-up if requested.
  • Responding to written questions in the form of opinion or advice letters.
  • Analyzing new or proposed legislation or public agency regulations.
  • Providing in-service assistance to member school districts’ administrative staff (up to twice per year).
  • Appearing at ESD 113's regional superintendents’ meetings.
  • Assisting with writing policy for items of concern to multiple member districts.
  • Reviewing school district policy drafts as requested.


  • Drafting or substantially revising contractual documents.
  • Representing member districts before any hearing officer, arbitrator, judge, administrative judge, panel, or commission.
  • Consulting on Board-Superintendent conflicts.

Member Districts

  • Adna
  • Boistfort
  • Cosmopolis
  • Evaline
  • Grapeview
  • Hood Canal
  • Ocosta
  • Pe Ell
  • Satsop
  • Southside

Law Firm

Curran Law Firm, P.S.
Kent Professional Plaza
555 West Smith St
PO Box 140
Kent, Washington 98035-0140

Contact Us

  Julie Rupe