The Omaha Bar Association sponsors the Omaha Lawyer Referral Service. This non-profit public service had been in existence since 1962. It refers members of the public to lawyers in the Omaha Metro Area.
Contact Information:Omaha Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
This video was published on July 16, 2013. It explains that the purpose of the LRS is to assist those who can afford an attorney by referring that person to a local attorney who has been pre-screened for their qualifications in a certain practice area of the law.
If you cannot afford an attorney, the LRS gives contact information for other legal services available to low income people.
The Omaha Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) is a non-profit public service of the Omaha Bar Association that was established in 1962. The LRS refers individuals and businesses to private attorneys in Douglas, Sarpy, Cass, & Washington counties.
All of the attorneys who participate in the program have been pre-screened to ensure that they practice in the Metro Omaha area and meet certain requirements for a particular practice area of the law.
Although there is no fee charged by the service to make the referral, if the individuals contacts the attorney for a consultation, then a consultation fee of $40 is paid directly to the attorney. This consultation fee is usually much less than the attorney’s typical consultation fee.
The consultation fee is waived in contingence fee cases such as Worker’s Compensation, Personal Injury, Bankruptcy, or Social Security cases.
During the consultation, you can discuss the case with the attorney, possible solutions to the legal problem, and the attorney fees required to continue with the representation. The attorney will charge his or her regular rates and fees for the legal services.
If you need to find an attorney in Omaha, Nebraska, then consider beginning your search with the Omaha Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral Service.
This non-profit public service has been in existence for more that fifty years. It is the only attorney referral service in Omaha. It services individuals in Douglas County, Sarpy County, Cass County, and Washington County.