From the comfort of your home, you can get a lawyer who can handle child custody issues, criminal cases, or help in writing will and other legal issues. There is a new and convenient way of finding experienced lawyers in the neighborhood as long as you have access to the internet. Here is some information to assist you to understand this innovative system that will help you get the perfect legal representative.
Through the New York State Bar Association’s dependable Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS), one can access 24 hours services on a portal developed to connect attorneys and clients who need lawyers in times of stress. The technology was developed in conjunction with Legal.io, the countrywide provider of technology for the marketplace in addition to referral management for the legal sector.
The service is easily accessible by visiting the website https://nysbalris.legal.io. Fill a questionnaire which requires you to indicate the nature of the legal issue as well as your location. The bar staff then reviews the filled form and matches you with the lawyers nearby. If you are in one of the seventeen counties with a lawyer referral service nearby, the State Bar will present your request to the relevant county bar association.
The referrals are free but there is a fee charge of USD 35 for 30 minutes consultation unless the matter has to do with Military law, social security, personal injury, medical malpractice, unemployment, or workers compensation. After the initial consultation, one is not obligated to retain the lawyer, but if one chooses to, then the fee is determined by the agreement between the individual and particular lawyer.
About Jeremy L. Goldstein
Jeremy L. Goldstein is a partner at the Jeremy L. Goldstein & Associates LLC, a law firm that is devoted to giving advice to CEOs, compensation committees, management teams, and businesses on matters to do with executive compensation and corporate governance.
Jeremy chairs the American Bar Association Business Section’s Mergers & Acquisition Subcommittee of the Executive Compensation Committee. Jeremy Goldstein authors and also often speaks on matters to do with corporate governance as well as executive compensation. He is recognized as a top executive compensation attorney in the USA.
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