Use of the ABA Lawyer Referral and Information Service logo indicates that these lawyer referral programs have been reviewed by the ABA and meet the specific public service standards established by the ABA. ABA approved lawyer referral programs:
- Agree to establish and maintain objective experience requirements for their panel attorneys,
- Provide a mechanism for client feedback and for resolving client complaints,
- Do not limit the number of attorneys who may join the Lawyer Referral and Information Service, provided that they meet the objective requirements for panel membership, and
- Require and verify that all panel attorneys carry legal malpractice insurance or are otherwise.
The ABA does not review the qualifications of the individual lawyers who participate in these services. For more details on the ABA standards, visit the ABA lawyer referral policy webpage.
Use of the ABA lawyer referral logo is voluntary.