Houston Lawyer Referral Service

Houston Lawyer Referral Service (HLRS)

Houston Lawyer Referral Service is a community based non-profit service established in 1958. It is sponsored by the Houston Bar Association and nine other local bar associations. HLRS is certified by the State Bar of Texas and recognized by the American Bar Association.

Each year the service helps thousands of people find a qualified attorney in the greater Houston Metropolitan area including Harris County, Montgomery County, Fort Bend County, Brazoria County and Galveston County. Texas.

More than 200 local attorneys in private practice participate in the service. On average, each attorney has more than 17 years experience. All of those attorneys have been pre-screened to determine their eligibility. These attorneys focus in one or more of 38 different legal categories including: personal injury, criminal defense, family law, and immigration law.


Contact Information

Houston Lawyer Referral Service, Inc. (HLRS)
1111 Bagby, FLB #200
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 713-237-9429

Call during normal business hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday through Friday.


Which Bar Associations Sponsor the Houston Lawyer Referral Service

The Houston Lawyer Referral Service is sponsored by the following local bar associations:

  • Houston Bar Association;
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association;
  • Hispanic Bar Association;
  • Houston Lawyers Association;
  • Asian-American Bar Association;
  • Association of Women Attorneys;
  • Mexican-American Bar Association of Houston;
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association; and
  • Pasadena Bar Association.

Finding an Attorney in the Greater Houston Area

When you call the service a trained staff person will talk with you about your legal concern. The staff is bilingual and speaks Spanish. After the initial intake, you will be referred to a qualified attorney. The staff can refer you to a bilingual attorney if needed. A $20 consultation fee is required for a 30 minute office consultation with the attorney.

Attorneys that participate in the service must be in good standing with the State Bar of Texas, have malpractice insurance and complete an application and interview.

If you need an attorney in Houston, TX, or the surrounding areas of Harris County, Montgomery County, Fort Bend County, Brazoria County and Galveston County, then consider the benefits of using a Lawyer Referral Service sponsored by local bar associations.

At Lawyer Legion, we understand the importance of Lawyer Referral Services in Texas. Lawyer Referral Services provide an alternative to finding an attorney by searching on the internet or using an online attorney directory.