Law Society of Upper Canada

Law Society Referral Service

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Record #: NIA1183 Last Modified: 18 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 18 Mar 2015
Public CommentsThe Law Society Referral Service is now an online service. People in crisis can still access the service by calling 1-855-947-5255. If you call the old referral line at 1-800-268-8326 you will be directed to the interactive website for an immediate referral.
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Description & Services
DescriptionThe Law Society Referral Service (LSRS) is designed to connect members of the public with a lawyer or paralegal for up to 30 minutes for a free consultation either by phone or in person. Customers may request an immediate referral online to a legal representative who best fits their needs. 
The service can also help locate a lawyer or paralegal who meets specific requirements, such as speaking a certain language or accepting Legal Aid Certificates (lawyers only). 
LSRS can be accessed at any time by going online to For those in crisis, such as being in custody, a crisis line is available. 
People may also search for a legal representative using the Law Society Lawyer and Paralegal Directory. 
HoursCrisis Line Only Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
DatesAll year
Areas ServedOntario
ApplicationSelf service online
LanguagesEnglish ; French
Contact Information
Office PhoneCrisis Line 416-947-5255
Toll Free PhoneCrisis Line 1-855-947-5255
TDD Phone416-644-4886
Located In CommunityToronto (City of)
Address & Map
Osgoode Hall
130 Queen St W
Toronto, ON M5H 2N6
IntersectionQueen St W and University Ave
Other Details
Legal Status(50) Non Profit