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Finding A Lawyer Who Is Also A
Certified Specialist (CA)
A California attorney must have special training to advertise as a "certified" specialist. Scroll down the page to find one in your area.
Tips On Where To Find A CA Lawyer (The Working Women's Survival Guide)
The Initial Interview-Is the Lawyer You're Talking To The Best One For The Job?
Some good observations that may keep you from hiring the wrong lawyer for the job.
Lawyer Locators & Referrals
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Lawyer Locators &
www.lawyers.com (All 50 States & DC)
Search here for lawyers based on their location and specialty.
http://www.attorneylocate.com/ (All 50 States & DC)
Attorney Locate is FREE to the public. Attorney Locate allows you to search for an attorney based on location and practice area. Many of the attorneys listed have provided full web sites or a detailed profile outlining their education, experience and commitment to the practice of law as well as other useful legal information.
Lawyers and Law Firms (All 50 States & DC)
Martindale-Hubble Lawyer Locator (All 50 States & DC)
A List Of Attorney Locators Links (All 50 States & DC)
ABA Lawyer Referral Services (DC & All 50 States)
Mostly Phone #s, not many links.
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Requirements For Legal Aid Or Pro bono Help (ABA)
Legal Aid & Clinics (All 50 States & DC)
Directory of Pro Bono Programs (All 50
States & DC)
Lawyers for those who can't afford one. Scroll down to the bottom of their page, click on their drop box and select your state. Has other legal help in addition to legal aid. If you are seeking legal representation, look to the listings in the county in which you live or in one near you. Those programs that provide service on a stateside basis are listed at the top of each state listing.
http://www.ptla.org/links/services.htm (All 50 States & DC)
Where available, each state has resources relating to complaints & disputes, courts & legal process, fees & costs, hiring a lawyer, legal aid & clinics, referral services, and self representation.
Finding Free Or Low Cost Legal Help In CA
AIDS Legal Services Project (LA County)
HIV and AIDS Legal Services Alliance (LA County)
Barristers Domestic Violence Project (LA County)
Volunteer attorneys and law students provide free legal assistance ($20.00 processing fee. Waiver possible.) to obtain restraining orders for victims of domestic
Family Law (No Link) (LA County)
Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law
call (323) 939-2174, Tuesdays through Fridays,
from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. to make an
The Homeless Assistance Project (LA County)
The Homeless Project's mission and purpose is to serve the legal and other needs of homeless individuals. This is accomplished through direct legal advocacy in more than 16 homeless shelters, technical assistance to non-profit service providers, and aggressive public policy work on behalf of the poor and homeless.
Inner City Law Center (213) 891-2880 (LA County)
Legal help for the homeless.
Immigration Legal Assistance Project (LA County)
The Immigration Legal Assistance Project provides advice and consultation on immigration law, and can help you prepare various immigration forms.
Unlawful Detainer Assistance Project (LA County)
The Unlawful Detainer Assistance Project (UDAP) was created to provide low-cost assistance to tenants and landlords in unlawful detainer (eviction) and related proceedings.
Mental Health Advocacy Services
Other Legal Assistance
Public Counsel (LA County) (213) 385-2977
Bet Tzedek Legal Services 145 South Fairfax Avenue, Suite 200 Los
Angeles, CA 90036 (323) 939-0506
Bet Tzedek Valley Rights Project 12821 Victory Boulevard North Hollywood, CA 91606 (818) 769-0136
Greater Watts Justice Center 3406 West Washington Blvd., Suite 10 Los Angeles, CA 90018 (323) 732-0153
Inner City Law Center 1321 East 7th Street Los Angeles, CA (213) 891-2880
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles 1544 West 8th Street Los Angeles, CA 90017
Los Angeles Center for Law & Justice 2606 East 1st Street Los Angeles, CA 90033 (323) 266-2690
San Fernando Valley Legal Services 13327 Van Nuys Boulevard Pacoima, CA 91331 (818) 896-5211
Legal Help in Ventura County (CA)
A list of the various legal clinics, who they help and where they're located.
Volunteer Legal Services Program (San Francisco)
Free legal help to low income people who qualify.
Advocacy Project (San
Services for homeless people and people at serious risk of homelessness.
Senior Help Groups In
California (Includes Low Cost Legal Help)
Help groups in Encino, Los Angeles, Sylmar, Reseda, Ventura, North Hollywood, Van Nuys and other CA counties.
Scroll down for government agencies, statutes, case law and groups that protect farm workers.
Free Or Low Cost Legal Help In CA
Your Arrangement And Discussing Legal Fees
What to ask from the attorney when it comes time to discuss legal fees.
Tips On How To Cut Down Costs
Problems-What To Do (Nolo.com)
What To Do When You're Mad At Your Lawyer (Nolo.com)
Identifying Problems When Working With Your Lawyer
Also has some tips on what to do about them.
What Should I
Do If I Have A Problem With My Lawyer? (CA)
Of The Attorney Discipline System (CA)
What you need to know about the process and your options.
Can The Client
Security Fund Help You? (CA)
Reimburses those who fall victim to a lawyer's dishonesty.
When I Complain About An Attorney To The State Bar (CA)
FAQs on various violations and their penalties, how long the disciplinary process takes, and more.
Ethics Opinions That
Bind Lawyers (CA)
Find out if your lawyer acted unethically by reading the rules that governs California lawyers.
Related Statutes That Govern CA Lawyers (Technical)
To File A Formal Grievance Against Your Lawyer
Scroll down to select your state.
Associations In Every State & DC
Links to State Bar Associations and sometimes includes county bar associations as well.
Bar Ethics Rules For All States & DC
Choose your state, select your topics and go. Learn what your lawyer did wrong and what he must do right! Links to the rules and ethical opinions that lawyers must answer to in all 50 states & DC. In some cases may also have the rules that judges must answer to.
The Rules That Govern Lawyers (All 50 States & DC)
Some links go to all the rules, others go only to rules on Lawyer advertising, solicitations and marketing.
Note: often, these links are just one or two chapters of the rules that govern lawyers. To get all the rules, select your state and when the URL appears, try shortening it by the last few letters.
For example: the link to Kansas offers just rule 7. But you get all the rules if you simply remove the bolded part of http://www.kscourts.org/ctruls/rule7.htm#7.1" and press "enter".