North Dakota’s Lawyer Referral Service

The North Dakota State Bar Association in Bismarck sponsors a Lawyer Referral Service. If you want to hire an attorney but don’t know who to call, then consider contacting the Lawyer Referral Service (LRS). The service makes referrals to attorneys statewide.

The LRS refers qualified and local attorneys to members of the public throughout the State of Dakota in exchange for a nominal fee. You can trust the referral since it comes from a non-profit public service sponsored by the North Dakota Sate Bar Association.

The attorneys are pre-screened to ensure their good standing with the North Dakota State Bar Association, that the attorney has legal liability insurance and other eligibility requirements.


Information Contact:

North Dakota State Bar Association
Lawyer Referral Service (LRS)
1661 Capitol Way, Suite 104LL
Bismarck, ND 58501
Phone: 866-450-9579
Toll free: 866-450-8586



How the Lawyer Referral Program Works

The Lawyer Referral Service is located in Bismarck, N.D. The offices are opened from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday through Friday (except holidays).

When you call the service, a trained staff person will discuss your case with you to determine what kind of attorney you might need. The information you provide is held in strict confidence. When appropriate, the staff person will refer you to a local and qualified attorney for your particular type of legal problem.

You can then contact the attorney for a 30 minute consultation in exchange for paying a $30 consultation fee. During the consultation you can discuss your legal problem with the attorney, possible solutions, and the attorney fees required for additional representation.



Finding an Attorney in North Dakota

If you need to find an attorney in North Dakota, then consider using the Lawyer Referral Service sponsored by the North Dakota State Bar Association in Bismarck, N.D. This non-profit public service provides an important alternative to searching the internet or using a commercial directory. The LRS makes referrals to attorneys statewide.