Callers may explain their situations to an attorney who will then suggest self-help strategies to resolve their legal issues. If callers need further legal services, they will be advised to see their own attorney or, if they wish to hire a lawyer, to contact the CBA Lawyer Referral Service (LRS).
The LRS has over 300 prescreened, qualified lawyers experienced in almost every area of law. Meeting the American Bar Association’s Standards for Lawyer Referral, the service has some of the highest experience requirements for its member attorneys in the entire nation.
When contacting the LRS during normal business hours, callers can be referred to attorneys practicing in over 40 different areas of law including:
Domestic Relations (including divorce, custody, support and other family law matters);
Personal Injury (including auto accidents, slip and falls, products liability, wrongful death, malpractice and other types of injury cases);
Estate Planning (including will drafting, trusts, probate and will contests);
Real Estate (including buying or selling real estate, foreclosure defense, and landlord tenant issues);
Employment Law (including wrongful termination, harassment and discrimination); and
Numerous other areas of law
About the Chicago Bar Association
Founded in 1874, The Chicago Bar Association is one of the largest and oldest municipal bar associations in the United States. With 21,000 members, the CBA serves the profession and the public through a variety of education, charitable and service initiatives.
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