New York residents are now privileged to have a new and convenient way to find lawyers to handle their criminal, child custody, will, or property owner issues. The Lawyer Referral Information Service (LRIS) has launched an online portal. You can easily find a lawyer online at the comfort of your house or office. It is where private client services are available for 24 hours a day, all week long.
How the online portal works
- A customer goes to the website and fills out a very confidential form highlighting their legal issues
- The State Bar reviews the form and matches the information to the attorney whose offices are nearby.
- The referrals are free. Meeting and consulting the attorney will cost the client $30 for the first 30 minutes session. The charges may vary according to factors such as the Social security, military law, worker’s compensation.
- After consultation, the client is bound to retain the services of the lawyer.
Why the platform was created
Lawyers can scale the delivery of legal services to a higher number of people at lower costs. The LRIS has been referring attorneys for more than 35 years. The recent developments are only meant to reach a wider market through technology. The organization is now handling more than 10,000 phone calls from the public and has a 24-hour online presence.
About Jeremy L. Goldstein
Jeremy Goldstein attended the New York University School of Law. He also has a Master’s degree from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts Degree with distinction from the Cornell University. Jeremy Goldstein is a member of the Professional Advisory Board of the New York University Journal of Law and Business.
Jeremy Goldstein is also a member of the New Leadership Council and a member of the Board of Directors of the Fountain House. Jeremy Goldstein is a partner at the Jeremy L. Goldstein & Associates LLC, a boutique firm dedicated to working with compensation committees, management, CEOs, and corporations. He worked as a partner at the Wachtel, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, before founding his law firm.
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