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Request a Lawyer

Call (215) 238-6333 between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday, or request a lawyer online 24/7.

Discuss Your Legal Issue

Discuss your legal issue with one of our intake staff attorneys or submit it online.

Get Referred

Get referred to a screened and qualified lawyer. The initial 30 minute consultation with the lawyer is $35. You will not be charged up front for matters typically taken on a contingent fee basis.

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— Client

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— Client

You have no idea how upset I was. But the attorney was able to fix everything for me. It’s nice to know there are people out there to help when you really need it.

— Client

We Can Help

The Philadelphia Bar Association Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) has been successfully matching clients with carefully screened and well qualified lawyers for more than 70 years. You can put your trust in us to find the right lawyer for you. There is no fee to request a referral to a lawyer. You can obtain a referral by either requesting one online or by calling (215) 238-6333 if you would prefer to speak with one of our intake staff attorneys.

LRIS lawyers can help you with just about any type of legal matter. We refer to lawyers in more than 160 areas of the law. The initial consultation with any LRIS lawyer, up to 30 minutes, is only $35.00. There will be no upfront consultation fee in matters typically taken on a contingent fee basis.

If you cannot afford to hire a lawyer, our staff may be able to refer you to a legal aid agency or other resource that may be able to help you for low or no fee.

If you prefer to speak with a lawyer in a language other than English, we have lawyers who speak the following languages:

  • Armenian
  • Cambodian
  • Czech
  • French
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Igbo
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Mandarin
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Serbian
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese
  • Yoruba

Areas of Law


  • Business formation
  • Collections / liens
  • Contracts and commercial litigation

Consumer Law

  • Consumer fraud
  • Debt collection / repossesion
  • Small claims court

Personal Injury

  • Medical malpractice
  • Product liability
  • Libel / slander / harassment fraud


  • Felony
  • Misdemeanor
  • Traffic offenses

Employment Law

  • Benefits
  • Discrimination
  • Non-compete / non-disclosure

Real Estate

  • Closing documents
  • Construction
  • Landlord / tenant

Estate Planning & Probate

  • Guardianship
  • Probate
  • Wills / trusts / power of attorney


  • Child custody / support
  • Divorce
  • Guardianship

And more

  • Civil rights law
  • Immigration
  • Intellectual property

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