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Where to Find Help

UPDATED June 25, 2017

Lawyer Referral Services

Florida

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If you are a victim of abuse, you may want to ask the Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral Service whether or not they screen for lawyers who are experienced in handling domestic violence cases.  For a suggested list of questions to ask regarding the lawyer’s fees and experience when interviewing an attorney, go to our Choosing and Working with a Lawyer page.

 

The Florida Bar Lawyer Referral Service (Statewide)
Phone: (850) 561-5844 (Florida Bar Lawyer Referral Service)
Phone: (850) 561-5775 (Private Referral Services)
Web: http://www.flabar.org
The Florida Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) provides referrals to attorneys who will conduct an initial 30-minute consultation for no more than $25. LRS also has established low-fee Elderly Law, AIDS Law and Disability Law panels for clients in need.

Broward

Broward County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
1051 Southeast Third Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Phone: (954) 764-8310
Web: http://www.browardbar.org/lawyer-referral-and-information-service/
The Broward County Bar Association provides referrals to private attorneys for a $50 dollar non-refundable fee. The LRS matches clients to an attorney who best fits their legal needs for an initial 30-minute consultation. BCBA serves Broward County.

Collier

Collier County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
3315 East Tamiami Trail, Suite 505
Naples, FL 34112
Phone: (239) 252-8138
Fax: (239) 775-5858
Web: http://www.colliercountybar.org/?12
Email: lrs@colliercountybar.org
Collier County Bar Association provides referrals to private attorneys for a $50 non-refundable fee. The LRS matches clients to an attorney who best fits their legal needs for an initial 30-minute consultation. The CCBA serves Collier County.

Duval

Jacksonville Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
1 independence Drive, Suite 2201
Jacksonville, FL 32201
Phone: (904) 399-578
Fax: (904) 399-4854
Web: https://www.jaxbar.org/public-resources/lawyer-referral-services/
Email: jba@jaxbar.org
The Jacksonville Bar Association provides referrals to private attorneys for a $50 non-refundable fee. The LRS matches clients to an attorney who best fits their legal needs for an initial 30-minute consultation. The JBA serves Baker, Clay, Nassau, and Duval Counties.

Escambia

Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
216 South Tarragona Street
Pensacola, FL 32502
Phone: (850) 434-6009
Web: http://esrba.com/lrs/
The Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association provides referrals to private attorneys. The LRS matches clients to an attorney who best fits their legal needs for an initial 30-minute consultation for a minimal fee. The ESRBA serves Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties.

Hillsborough

Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
Chester H. Ferguson Law Center
1610 North Tampa Street
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 221-7780
Web: https://hillsbar.site-ym.com/?LRIS
Email: lris@hillsbar.com
The Hillsborough County Bar Association provides referrals to private attorneys for a $50 non-refundable fee. The LRS matches clients to an attorney who best fits their legal needs for an initial 30-minute consultation. The HCBA serves Hillsborough County.

Lee

Lee County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
2077 First Street Number 207
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Phone: (239) 334-4491
Web: https://www.leebar.org/lawyer-referral-service/
Email: lrs@leebar.org
The Lee County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service provides referrals to private attorneys. The Lee County Bar Association charges a $50 dollar non-refundable fee for the LRS. After payment has been processed, clients are put into contact with a private attorney who best fits their legal needs for a 30-minute initial consultation. LCBA serves Lee County.

Leon

Tallahassee Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
Tallahassee, FL
Phone: (850) 222-3292 ext. 1
Web: http://tallahasseebar.org/lawyer-referral-service/
The Tallahassee Bar Association provides referrals to private attorneys for a fee of no-more than $25 dollars. The LRS matches clients to an attorney who best fits their legal needs for an initial 30-minute consultation. The TBA Lawyer Referral Service serves Leon, Jefferson, Wakulla, Gadsden, Liberty, and Franklin Counties.

Miami-Dade

Dade County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
123 Northwest First Avenue, Suite 214
Miami, FL 33128
Phone: (305) 371-2646
Web: https://www.dadecountybar.org/public-resources/lawyer-referral-service/
The Dade County Bar Association provides referrals to private attorneys for a $50 non-refundable fee. The LRS matches clients to an attorney who best fits their legal needs for an initial 30-minute consultation. The DCBA serves Miami-Dade County.

Orange

Orange County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
880 North Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: (407) 422-4537
Fax: (407) 843-3470
Web: http://www.orangecountybar.org/referral
The Orange County Bar Association provides referrals for private attorneys for a $50 non-refundable fee. The LRS matches clients with an attorney who best fits their legal needs for an initial 30-minute consultation. Services are available in English and Spanish. OCBA serves Orange County.

Palm Beach

Palm Beach County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
P.O. Box 17726
West Palm Beach, FL 33416
Phone: (561) 687-3266
Phone: (561) 451-3256 (Boca & Delray)
Web: http://www.palmbeachbar.org/lawyer-referral-service/
Email: info@palmbeachbar.org
The Palm Beach County Bar Association provides Lawyer Referral and Information Services (LRIS) for a $50 non-refundable fee. The LRIS matches clients to an attorney who best fits their legal needs for an initial 30-minute consultation. The PBCBA serves Palm Beach County.

Pinellas

Clearwater Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
800 Drew Street
Clearwater, FL 33755
Phone: (727) 461-4880
Web: http://www.clearwaterbar.org/page/LRS
The Clearwater Bar Association provides referrals to private attorneys for a $50 non-refundable fee. The LRS matches clients to an attorney who best fits their legal needs for an initial 30-minute consultation. The CBA serves north Pinellas County.

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