Provides referrals to attorneys who will provide you with a half-hour consultation for $35. (Free consultations are given for personal injury, social security, medical malpractice, veteran’s and military law, unemployment or workers’ compensation.) Our service covers the following counties: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Clinton, Columbia, Cortland, Delaware, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Genesee, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Livingston, Madison, Montgomery, Niagara, Oneida, Ontario, Orleans, Oswego, Otsego, Rensselaer, St. Lawrence, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Ulster, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates. We do not serve the following counties but to find local referral services for those counties, go to: https://www.findalawyernys.org/: Albany, Bronx, Brooklyn, Broome, Dutchess, Erie, Monroe, Nassau, New York, Onondaga, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, and Westchester.
Below we list a few different lawyer referral services in New York state but there are many more. If you do not see your county represented below, you can find a listing of each county’s Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service on the American Bar Association website. 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.