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ABA and State Bar Seals

 

As the largest and oldest public service program of The Bar Association of San Francisco, we’ve been referring individuals like you since 1946.  Read about some of the advantages of using LRIS, or any certified lawyer referral service, over an online directory of attorneys or attorney websites.

San Francisco-Marin Lawyer Referral & Information Service of
The Bar Association of San Francisco
Online Find a Lawyer Directories
Friendly, trained, multi-lingual staff who listen and understand legal needs                        
Impersonal
Objective experience standards required and verified for participating attorneys   No experience or qualification requirements
Malpractice insurance required and verified for participating attorneys Attorneys are not required to carry malpractice insurance
All attorneys must be in good standing with the State Bar of California Attorneys’ record with the State Bar of California might not be checked
Certified by the State Bar of California  and regulated under rules of the California Supreme Court

Online attorney selection websites or directories are not certified by the State Bar of California, approved by the American Bar Association or subject to regulatory oversight of any kind

Ongoing reviews of attorney performance

No Director available to manage client questions and concerns

Approved by the American Bar Association as a Model Program for protection of the legal consumer No consumer protection oversight

 

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