There is now a more convenient way of finding a lawyer within the New York area. Regardless if the legal matter is child support, a landlord-tenant issue, criminal, or other, going through the Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) at https://nysbalris.legal.io is the way to go. This service is available 24/7. You can also contact the LRIS telephone service.
With this referral system, you be required to filled out the form, and the system will match you up with a lawyer. The delivery of services can be scaled to more people at lower prices. The State Bar personnel will review the questionnaire form, and match the right lawyer who’s located in or near the community. After the referral, the individual must pay a $35 fee during the first 30 minute consultation if the person talks to the lawyer. This fee doesn’t apply to matters involving social security, personal injury, veteran law, military law, medical malpractice, worker’s compensation, or unemployment. After this consultation, the person doesn’t have to retain the attorney. But, if the person decides to retain the attorney, the fees are determined between the lawyer and the person.
This referral system is also beneficial to lawyers. A Saratoga lawyer, Elena Jaffe Tastensen, stated that attorneys are now serving more clients because of the new online feature regarding carefully screened clients. She further stated that this system is still a great way to find new clients even though she has been in business for over 10 years now.
About Jeremy Goldstein
Jeremy Goldstein is a partner at Jeremy L. Goldstein & Associates, LLC. He has earned his law degree from the New York University School of Law in 1999. He has been there since June 2014. Before Jeremy Goldstein worked there, he worked for Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz from July 2000 to June 2014. Jeremy Goldstein was also an associate for Shearman & Sterling LLP from August 1999 to July 2000.
In Jeremy Goldstein’s current role, he is active in the executive compensation practice. His particular emphasis is on executive compensation issues arising in mergers and acquisitions.
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