Law Society Referral Service (LSRS)

The Law Society Referral Service is an online service for residents of Ontario for referrals to lawyers or paralegals who will provide a free, up to 30 minute consultation either by phone or in person.

You may request a referral online at You can request to be referred to a lawyer or paralegal who speaks languages other than English or French, or a lawyer who accepts legal aid certificates. A crisis line is available at 416-947-5255 or 1-855-947-5255 (TTY Phone: 416-644-4886) from Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The crisis line is intended for people who are unable to use the online services, such as those in custody, in a shelter, or in a remote community without access to the internet.

Non-residents of Ontario may wish to search for search for a lawyer or paralegal using the Law Society of Ontario's online directory available at The Lawyer and Paralegal Directory is searchable by name, city, postal code, or area of law/legal services. Note that using the directory does not guarantee a free consultation. You will need to discuss legal fees directly with the lawyer or paralegal. 

Address One: 
The Law Society of Ontario Mailing Address
130 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON M5H 2N6
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