New York State Bar Association Lawyer Referral and
LRIS attorneys agree to provide an initial consultation of up to
one-half hour for a $35 fee (Local county bar referral
services charge different fees for consultations.) .
Attorneys will give FREE consultations for personal injury matters, as
well as medical malpractice, social security, unemployment and workers'
During the visit, you and the lawyer will discuss your case. If
it is determined you do have a legal problem, it is up to you to make
another appointment or to authorize the lawyer to take action on your
problem. Any fees beyond the initial consultation fee will be
decided between you and the lawyer.
Remember, if you have a legal problem, you should have legal
representation. The Lawyer Referral and Information Service is
designed to serve people who can afford the services of a
lawyer. Those who have legal problems and cannot afford a
lawyer should contact the Legal Aid Office in their community.
NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION, ONE ELK STREET, ALBANY, NY 12207 PH: (518) 463-3200 SECURE FX: (518) 463-5993