A qualifying legal need.
Lawyer Referral Service of the San Joaquin County Bar Association offers numerous services including Lawyer Referral Service, Legal Resource Service and the Court Assigned Counsel Program.
Lawyer Referral Service refers the public to attorneys experienced and who are interested in handling their particular legal problem. Staff work from a rotating list of attorneys who specialize in certain aspects of law and refer accordingly. The initial referral fee is $30 (except for personal injury, medical malpractice, SSI, Workers Compensation, wrongful termination and workplace discrimination) for 1/2 hour consultation with an attorney. After the initial consultation, the client and the attorney arrange the fee, if they choose.
The San Joaquin County Bar Association offers free legal clinics to the public twice a month (there are no legal clinics in Dec):
Interns and volunteers need some computer competency and clerical skills as well as ability to deal with the public in a professional manner.