Alameda County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service

Alameda County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service Don't get lost in Google results. Contact the ACBA LRS to be referred to a qualified, insured, pre-screened attorney. (510) 302-2222.
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Do you need a lawyer and not know where to start? Call us at (510) 302-ACBA (2222), opt 4 or contact us online at: https://www.acbanet.org/need-a-lawyer/ to be matched up with a pre-screened attorney. The ACBA LRS has been the trusted source for lawyer referrals in Alameda County for 50 years and is regulated and certified by the State Bar of California. For a $35 fee, we match you with an attorney qualified to help you with your legal issue for up to a 30 minute consultation.

05/22/2020

We're closed on Monday for the Memorial Day Holiday. Our referral specialists will be back to take your calls and online requests Tuesday am.

Good tips on how to avoid eviction in Alameda County
04/10/2020
How to Avoid Eviction in Alameda County

Good tips on how to avoid eviction in Alameda County

On Tuesday March 31, 2020 the Alameda County Board of Supervisors passed an eviction moratorium, suspending evictions for renters and homeowners impacted by COVID-19 who live in unincorporated portions of the County and in Alameda County cities where local protections have not been adopted.

Watch out for these COVID-19 scams.
04/08/2020
Beware: COVID-19 Scams » Alameda County Bar Association

Watch out for these COVID-19 scams.

Covid-19 Scams: Beware of the explosion of Scams tied to the Coronavirus. “Barracuda, a site specializing in online security, revealed that it spotted 9,116 coronavirus-themed spear-phishing emails between March 1 and March 23 a huge increase from the 167 in January.” A couple of the most c...

Have you lost work because of the COVID-19 outbreak?
03/25/2020
How to Apply for Unemployment Benefits

Have you lost work because of the COVID-19 outbreak?

Wednesday: If you’ve lost work as a result of the coronavirus outbreak in California, here’s what to know.

A Roundup of California Worker Rights in the Time of COVID-19
03/17/2020
A Roundup of California Worker Rights in the Time of COVID-19

A Roundup of California Worker Rights in the Time of COVID-19

BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA – As COVID-19 spreads, many workers are considering how to protect themselves and their families – while worrying about their work and budgets. At the time this blog post…

03/17/2020

Small Business owners in Oakland: The City will work with small business owners that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. To mitigate the economic impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic , the City’s Revenue Bureau, Finance Department will waive late payment penalties for small businesses resulting from failure to file taxes due March 2, 2020 on time due to COVID-19. The waiver applies to only 2020 taxes and for businesses generating less than $250,000 in annual gross receipts.

To apply for a payment plan or to seek waiver of penalties due to COVID-19, please call the customer service line at (510) 238-3704 or email [email protected]

We're excited to partner with Qase Inc. to bring virtual capabilities to our Lawyer Referral Service! “We are committed ...
03/10/2020
Press Release: ACBA Moves Legal Services Online » Alameda County Bar Association

We're excited to partner with Qase Inc. to bring virtual capabilities to our Lawyer Referral Service!

“We are committed to reducing the risk of coronavirus exposure for our lawyers and the rest of our community. Remote delivery of legal services, including pro bono services, is a great place to start,” said Tiela Chalmers, ACBA CEO. “And in the long run, it will also help us serve people in more remote areas.”

Coronavirus speeds adoption of virtual legal services in Alameda County Oakland, California & Vancouver, British Columbia, March 10, 2020 – Alameda County Bar Association (ACBA) and Qase today announce initiatives to help slow the spread of coronavirus.   The ACBA connects more than 10,000 resid...

If you are currently experiencing symptoms associated with COVID-19 (or any flu-like symptoms) and have business with th...
03/10/2020
COVID-19 - County of Alameda - Superior Court of California

If you are currently experiencing symptoms associated with COVID-19 (or any flu-like symptoms) and have business with the court, please consider the following options that are available to you to minimize the need to come to a courthouse:

The official language used for the content of the Alameda County Superior Court public website is English. Google™ Translate is a free online language translation service that can translate text and web pages into different languages. Computerized translations are only an approximation of the webs...

01/19/2020

The ACBA Lawyer Referral Service will be closed Monday January 21st for the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. Please submit a referral request online on our website and we’ll get back to you ASAP.

New digital privacy laws in 2020.
12/31/2019
California Rings In The New Year With A New Data Privacy Law

New digital privacy laws in 2020.

Under California's new digital privacy law, consumers can opt out of the sale of their personal information. The toughest data privacy law in the U.S., it's expected to set the standard nationwide.

Please note that the ACBA Lawyer Referral Service will be closed at noon on 12/20/19 - 1/2/2020.
12/20/2019

Please note that the ACBA Lawyer Referral Service will be closed at noon on 12/20/19 - 1/2/2020.

Great resource for pregnant employees.
09/03/2019
Pregnancy + My Job: A Guide to What, When, How

Great resource for pregnant employees.

This guide describes WHAT your workplace rights are in California during and after pregnancy. It also teaches you WHEN and HOW to use your rights.

Regardless of your immigration status, you have constitutional rights.
07/11/2019
Immigrants’ Rights

Regardless of your immigration status, you have constitutional rights.

Regardless of your immigration status, you have guaranteed rights under the Constitution. Learn more here about your rights as an immigrant, and how to express them.

Citizenship is not required to file a State Bar complaint for unauthorized practice of law, and the State Bar will not a...
07/08/2019
Amid fears of mass deportation of immigrants, State Bar warns of potential legal fraud

Citizenship is not required to file a State Bar complaint for unauthorized practice of law, and the State Bar will not ask about immigration status when a complaint is filed

The State Bar issued an alert Wednesday warning immigrants of potential legal fraud amid fears of mass family deportation. Citizenship is not required to file a complaint for unauthorized practice of law.

Good tips for avoiding ageism in the workplace.
04/10/2019
How to Avoid Ageism

Good tips for avoiding ageism in the workplace.

There are several misconceptions about older workers and the attributes they bring to ther workplace. Here are tips to avoid them.

03/29/2019

Please note that the ACBA and the ACBA LAwyer Referral Service will be closed on Monday April 1, 2019 for Cesar Chavez Day.

Worried about negligent referrals? We got you.
03/25/2019

Worried about negligent referrals? We got you.

Tune into KALW Your Legal Rights, at 7 pm March 6th,  to hear ACBA CEO Tiela Chalmers talking about what local bars can ...
03/05/2019
Your Legal Rights

Tune into KALW Your Legal Rights, at 7 pm March 6th, to hear ACBA CEO Tiela Chalmers talking about what local bars can do for the community.

For more than 30 years, Your Legal Rights has provided KALW listeners with free legal information and guidance. We carry on the work of the program's

02/18/2019
SCAMMER ALERT: If you get a call from the "Social Security Administration" please review these tips from the FTC before ...
01/16/2019
Scammers impersonate the Social Security Administration

SCAMMER ALERT: If you get a call from the "Social Security Administration" please review these tips from the FTC before you give ANY personal information. Protect your identity!

Your Social Security number is an important key for an identity thief.

Please note that the ACBA LRS will be closed for the holidays from noon today through January 1, 2019. If you need a law...
12/21/2018

Please note that the ACBA LRS will be closed for the holidays from noon today through January 1, 2019. If you need a lawyer while our referral specialists are out of the office, please send us a message online and we'll get back to you as soon as possible! https://www.acbanet.org/public/

Happy Holidays from the ACBA! We'll be closed from noon today through January 1st. We'll be back in the office on January 2, 2019.

Great news for Oakland residents.
12/11/2018

Great news for Oakland residents.

Alameda Superior Court issues press release about re-opening Self-Help unit In Oakland early 2019

11/28/2018
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Morrison & Foerster LLP has released an updated handbook as a resource for survivors of the Fall 2018 California fires.

Good guide for those affected by wildfires.
11/19/2018
Wildfire Assistance

Good guide for those affected by wildfires.

Click here for wildfire assistance resources and information.

BREAKING - California will replace bail with “risk assessments” of individuals and nonmonetary conditions of release
08/28/2018
Gov. Brown signs bill eliminating money bail in California

BREAKING - California will replace bail with “risk assessments” of individuals and nonmonetary conditions of release

Under Senate Bill 10, California will replace bail with “risk assessments” of individuals and non-monetary conditions of release.

06/29/2018
www.sfgate.com

A Texas nonprofit has established a hotline to help reunite immigrant families. The new "National Families Together Hotline" will be staffed by volunteers who have been trained to ask for the information they need to find detained parents, according to the nonprofit Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES).

Scam alert - The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office NEVER calls with a demand for money or payment.
06/25/2018
Scam Alert: Calls from the DA's Office » Alameda County Bar Association

Scam alert - The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office NEVER calls with a demand for money or payment.

Scam Alert The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office has been made aware of a recent attempted scam in which individuals are receiving calls on cell and home phones claiming to be from the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office. The callers leave messages or speak to the individual answer...

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Oakland, CA
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Certified by the American Bar Association and the State Bar of California, the ACBA LRS refers thousands of clients to qualified attorneys every year. Our referral counselors are trained to evaluate your situation and find the right lawyer for your needs. LRS attorneys are screened for their experience, knowledge and ethics. Contact us now for a consultation. Be sure to mention Facebook. The ACBA LRS page is not confidential. Please do not share specific details of legal matters on this page. For help finding a lawyer, please call (510) 302- 2222 ext 4, or visit https://www.acbanet.org/For%20the%20Public/NeedaLawyer.aspx.

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Monday 08:30 - 12:00
Tuesday 08:30 - 12:00
Wednesday 08:30 - 12:00
Thursday 08:30 - 12:00
Friday 08:30 - 12:00

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Do you need a lawyer and not know where to start? Call us at (510) 302-ACBA (2222), opt 4 or contact us online at: https://www.acbanet.org/need-a-lawyer/ to be matched up with a pre-screened attorney. The ACBA LRS has been the trusted source for lawyer referrals in Alameda County for 50 years and is regulated and certified by the State Bar of California. For a $40 fee (or $15 fee for our modest means panels), we match you with an attorney qualified to help you with your legal issue for up to a 30 minute consultation.

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