Meet  Michael Althauser

About Michael

Michael is a Staff Attorney at Columbia Legal Services, a non-profit public interest law firm in downtown Olympia. Columbia Legal Services provides pro bono legal advocacy for low-income individuals and families in need of representation.

His practice focuses on developing complex civil class action litigation on behalf of low-income families and seniors as well as advocacy before the legislature in the areas of civil rights, human services, health, and housing security and homelessness.

Michael also serves as a Board Member for the Washington Bus, a state-wide youth engagement and civic education organization. He has also volunteered on Thurston County United Way’s Community Impact Panel. He lives in the Carlyon/North neighborhood with his girlfriend Paige and their adorably misbehaved dog Bailey.


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