iLawyer is a national network of non-profit Lawyer Referral Services operated by local Bar Associations - all meeting American Bar Association (ABA) standards. An affordable 30-minute consultation is included with every referral. On the ilawyer website, you will find contact information for the following California Bar Associations: Alameda County Bar Association (Serving all of Alameda County, including Oakland, Berkeley, Albany, Hayward, Fremont, Livermore, Dublin, and surrounding communities - http://www.acbanet.org);
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.