Lawyer Referral Service
The Santa Barbara County Bar Association sponsors a Lawyer Referral Service that assists people in Santa Barbara County who have legal problems and seek the advice of qualified attorneys. The Lawyer Referral Service has been serving Santa Barbara County since 1964 and is certified by the State Bar of California, Certificate Number 0032. This service is a program of the SBCBA and is a community-based resource you can trust.
It is the ONLY lawyer referral service sponsored by the Santa Barbara County Bar Association.
Don't take a chance with your legal needs.
How Does LRS Work?
A person needing legal assistance calls the LRS and describes to the intake administrator the nature of his or her problem. The intake staff is trained to determine whether legal or non-legal assistance best suits the needs of the caller. If legal assistance is required, the person is then referred to a lawyer experienced in the necessary field of law for a 30 minute initial consultation. If further legal services are needed, a fee arrangement is made directly between the person and the lawyer.
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Is there a Fee for this Service?
Yes, there is a $25.00 administrative fee payable to LRS to provide this service. The administrative fee helps defray operating costs of this non-profit service.The fee is waived, however, for all referrals in the area of personal injury law, social security law and workers compensation law. The fee is also waived for medical or legal malpractice.
Why Should I Use LRS?
LRS is the only non-profit lawyer referral service sponsored by the Santa Barbara Counly Bar Association and certified by the State Bar of California. Member attorneys serve on more than 25 legal specialty panels which include:
- Personal Injury
- Criminal Law
- Estate Planning
- Family Law
- Bankruptcy Law
- Real Estate Law
- Landlord-Tenant Law
- Insurance Law
- Workers Compensation Law
- Business Law
- Legal and Medical Malpractice Law
- Government Benefits
How Do I Reach LRS?
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (805) 569-9400.
You can fill out a LRS request online.