Lawyer Referral Service

Lawyer Referral Service Bergen County NJ

for the public

Need a lawyer?

Lawyer Referral Service

If you have a legal problem but don’t know where to turn for help, call the Bergen County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service. We will refer you to an attorney who is experienced and skilled in the area of law that relates to your legal problem.

The Lawyer Referral Service requires applicants to complete an application and pay a $30.00 fee, which will provide the client with a 30-minute consultation with an experienced attorney. Please note, we are not staffed with attorneys. After completion of the application and payment of the fee, applicants will be directed to call the BCBA office the following business day for the name of the attorney, whom they will contact directly to schedule the 30-minute consultation.

15 Bergen St, Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 488-0044

Hours of operation:
Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday – By Appointment Only.

For BCBA lawyers

To qualify as an LRS panel attorney, the attorney must:

  • be admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey, be in good standing, and be engaged in the active practice of law with an office located in Bergen County.
  • be a member of the Bergen County Bar Association with membership dues paid in full.
  • pay an annual registration fee of $75.
  • attach a copy of his/her professional liability insurance policy declaration page.

Information contained in this application may be furnished to referral applicants. A panel attorney’s name may be withdrawn from any or all classifications of the LRS at any time in the discretion of the members of the BCBA’s Lawyer Referral Committee. The panel attorney agrees to abide by all rules of the LRS which may be promulgated by the Lawyer Referral Committee.

The operation of the Lawyer Referral panel for 2024 will begin on March 1, 2024.

If you have any questions, please call Bar Headquarters at (201) 488-0044.