Need a lawyer?

The Santa Monica Bar Association is pleased to offer our successful Lawyer Referral and Information Service (“LRIS”) to the community of Santa Monica and surrounding area. The LRIS program is a California State certified program (certificate # 0066) and meets the American Bar Association standards.

Just Call or Email!

• 310-581-5163

How Does It Work?

When you call the LRIS, you will speak with a trained staff member who will match you with an appropriate lawyer for your legal issue. We charge a $25 administrative fee. If additional legal services are necessary, fees are arranged
between you and the lawyer.

Will I Get The Right Lawyer?

The LRIS of the Santa Monica Bar Association is a certified referral service. All lawyers are carefully screened. Whatever your legal needs, the LRIS will assist you in finding a lawyer who can help you.

Who Needs A Lawyer?

If you’ve been arrested or have other criminal offenses; have been injured in an accident; have landlord or tenant issues; have immigration, tax, securities or workplace problems; decided to make a will, need a trust or are dealing with probate; are starting a business; have an entertainment or administrative issue; have been sued or injured; are purchasing property or negotiating a contract; filed for divorce or need child custody help – you may need a lawyer. There are hundreds of reasons why people need lawyers.

About the LRIS

• California State Bar Certified #0066
• Meets ABA LRIS Standards
• $25 Half-Hour Consultation

Are You An Attorney Wanting to Join LRIS?

We have a variety of needs from calls relating to probate, family law, divorce, personal injury, auto accidents, landlord and tenant issues, immigration, tax or job discrimination, child custody, arrests and other criminal offenses, to name a few. The rigorous screening process conducted by our trained staff is of great benefit to our lawyers who participate in the program. If you are a lawyer and want to join the SMBA LRIS program download the LRIS Application.

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