SmartLaw: Attorney and Lawyer Referral Service. Divorce, bankruptcy, criminal, accident, business
The Los Angeles County Bar Association Lawyer Referral and Information Service, the largest and oldest such service in the United States, has hundreds of pre-screened, qualified and insured lawyers in the Los Angeles area who can help you with your legal issues. Contact us now and our courteous, professionally trained staff will help you connect you with the right lawyer. The LRIS is a nonprofit public service of LACBA.

#103 What Can the Los Angeles County Bar Association's
SmartLaw Lawyer Referral & Information Service Do for Me


SmartLaw is the best way to find the right lawyer near you or get free legal information (Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties). Using SmartLaw, you can listen to or read over 900 short information pieces on basic legal issues.

SmartLaw can refer you to a private attorney for any type of legal matter and in any geographic area of Los Angeles County or San Bernardino County. By using SmartLaw, you can find the right lawyer for your type of case and in a location that will be convenient for you. We can help you to set up the first consultation with the lawyer and we can follow up with you regarding progress in the case.

All participating attorneys have been screened by the Los Angeles County Bar Association for experience, legal malpractice insurance, good standing with the State Bar of California, and many other professional requirements. When you call SmartLaw, you will speak with a trained referral Interviewer. The Interviewer will talk with you to learn about your matter and match you with the attorney you need. By using SmartLaw, you will receive up to a one-half hour free consultation with the attorney you are referred to. After the initial consultation, you may wish to hire the attorney to represent you in your case. All future attorneys’ fees should be arranged between you and the lawyer at your first meeting. Best of all, there is no cost for you to use SmartLaw.

To find the right lawyer, call (213) 243-1525. SmartLaw staff are available to take you calls Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., excluding Holidays. You can also find the right lawyer online at

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