According to a research survey undertaken by Thomson Reuters working with FindLaw.com, 38% of the entire population uses the Internet to find answers and solutions. Buoyed by this impressive numbers and of course thinking of means and ways to capitalize on such a lucrative market, the New York State Bar Association via its arm, the Lawyer Referral and Information Service(LRIS), went ahead to launch an online portal that connects clients with world-class attorneys like Jeremy Goldstein in the wink of an eye.
In an article shared on www.madisoncountycourier.com/, the NY Legal State Bar President, Claire P. Gutukunst, termed the web-based application developed as a pressure reducer of sorts. Plus, he says, the client rests assured of getting matched to the perfect lawyer regarding rates, proximity and most important, your exact case details.
Here’s how one gets started to using this impressive online portal powered by Legal.io:-
- Log in to the official page at https://nysbalris.legal.io and create a profile
- Fill in your names, addresses and the nature of your legal concern
What Happens Next?
If you happen to live in one of the close to twenty states, LRIS has offices; then you get a reply in a few hours indicating a possible lawyer match. In a dramatic departure from protocol, the clients don’t get to pay even a single dime for the connection to the certified attorney. However, they’ll end up paying $70 per hour as legal consultation free for the first session. Certain groups of people, for instance, veterans, and unemployed workers get special rebates as is stipulated by the law.
The current Chairman of the Lawyers Referral and Information Service (LRIS), Elena Jaffe Tastensen is quoted encouraging all practicing attorneys to submit their credentials to the Bar. Joining the online portal will expose them to more clientele for free.
About Jeremy Goldstein
Mr. Goldstein founded the legal firm Jeremy L. Goldstein & Associates in June 2014. The New York University School of Law Doctorate recipient previously used to work in established NY firms like Shearman and Sterling LLP and at the Wachetell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz outfit in the Big Apple as well.
The seasoned lawyer, Jeremy Goldstein is a respected writer. You can find his legal notes published on the Harvard Law Review online version. Goldstein is a graduate of both Cornell and the University of Chicago where he went for his Masters and Undergraduate degrees in BA, Arts, Arts History.