The Lawyer Referral & Information Service is sponsored by the Mexican American Bar Association of Los Angeles County. The Lawyer Referral & Information Service (LRIS) was established in 1985 with the purpose of providing confidential, prompt and professional legal referrals.
The purpose of the Mexican American Bar Association Lawyer Referral & Information Service (“LRIS”) is to:
(A) provide a way by which any person may be referred to a qualified, insured lawyer who is able and interested in rendering needed legal services;
(B) provide general information about lawyers and the availability of legal services that will aid in the selection of a lawyer who has the required experience in a particular field of law;
(C) provide referrals to consumer, government, and other agencies when appropriate;
(D) provide referrals to attorneys, taking into consideration the type and complexity of the legal problem presented, as well as a person’s financial circumstances, spoken language, geographical convenience and other requirements, pursuant to State Bar of California Rule 3.826;
(E) provide a public service for the benefit of the public; and to
(F) ensure that no person shall be deprived of the right to be referred to an attorney because of race, religion, country of origin, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, ancestry, disability, medical condition, marital status, political affiliation or veteran status.
The MABA LRIS program is certified by the State Bar of California, certification number 0108.