Join Lawyer Referral Service

ISBA members in good standing in the Illinois bar who carry professional liability insurance and authorize the ISBA to confirm their registration status can become Lawyer Referral Service members. Lawyer Referral Service members can take advantage of two powerful ways to leverage the ISBA's IllinoisLawyerFinder public directory and connect with clients.

First, become a Premium Lawyer Referral Service member for $50. Premium members have their names and contact information given out to consumers who call the ISBA's live operators seeking paid legal assistance in specific areas of the law. The ISBA advertises this service to the public throughout Illinois. Each month, lawyer referral service operators provide hundreds of referrals. See updates about how many phone referrals are made by the Lawyer Referral Service.

In addition, to receiving referrals, Premium members will carry a special designation on their IllinoisLawyerFinder public directory page alerting potential clients that they carry liability insurance and have agreed to provide the special initial consultation fee of $25 for 30 minutes. Also, consumers will be able to filter their public directory search results by Lawyer Referral Service members. Finally, Premium members will be able to access personalized assistance from the ISBA when they have questions about the IllinoisLawyerFinder public directory.

Read the Rules and Get a Premium Listing

Second, become a Basic Lawyer Referral Service member for free. Basic members will carry a special designation on their IllinoisLawyerFinder public directory page alerting potential clients that they carry liability insurance and are in good standing with the ARDC. Also, consumers will be able to filter their public directory search results by Lawyer Referral Service members. Finally, Basic members will be able to access personalized assistance from the ISBA when they have questions about the IllinoisLawyerFinder public directory.

Read the Rules and Get a Basic Listing