LRIS Business Hours: M-Th 9 to 4, Fri 9 to Noon; closed for lunch Noon -1 and closed on Court holidays Our online 24/7 Self-Referral process is always at your service.
Since 1978, our Lawyer Referral & Information Service (LRIS) has provided residents of all parts of Contra Costa County, including Concord, Pleasant Hill, Walnut Creek, Richmond, Antioch, and Pittsburg a simple process to connect them to lawyers to help resolve their legal issues. This public service is California State Bar-certified No. 0018 and serves over 5,800 clients each year. Call us at (925) 825-5700.
See the many areas of law our lawyer referral program covers – including employment, family law, immigration, eviction, and personal injury – and learn how we can get you the help you need.
How LRIS Works
Learn how LRIS simplifies the process of finding the lawyer you need. A complete description of how our services work.
How 24/7 Self-Referral Works
Learn how to navigate the 24/7 Self-Referral service.
¿Necesita un Abogado?
¿Está buscando un abogado? En nuestra oficina, nuestros representantes de atención al cliente hablan español y pueden ayudarle a encontrar un abogado.
Prepare for your Consultation
Be ready for your consultation so your lawyer can more quickly understand your issue and work to resolve it.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have outstanding questions about LRIS? Do you need a lawyer outside of Contra Costa County? Get the answers you need about appointments, cost, scheduling and more.
Get more information on how you can work with an attorney on a limited basis to help you save on fees while providing you with more control over your case.
Family Law Alternative Resolution (FLARe)
Learn how our FLARe program can help you to resolve family law matters like divorcing a spouse, custody and child support outside of court through mediation.
Moderate Means Program
The Moderate Means Program is designed for clients who need legal representation for family law and have limited resources.
Pro Bono Legal Services
Links to and information about local agencies that provide pro bono legal services.
LRIS Complaint - Click here
If you have a complaint about the Lawyer Referral & Information Service or about one of the attorney panelists to whom you have been referred, please submit it in writing to us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we may address the issue and try to resolve your problem.
LRIS Unresolved Complaint - Click here
Unresolved complaints may be submitted to the State Bar of California at https://www.calbar.ca.gov/Public/Complaints-Claims/Lawyer-Referral-Service-Complaints/Certified-Lawyer-Referral-Service-Complaints.
Small Claims Help - JusticeDirect
Need help with Small Claims Court? CCCBA is partnering with JusticeDirect to help self-represented litigants get the support they need. And the best part? It's free! (You only pay for optional premium services.)