New York state making it easier to get legal assistance

New York has finally made it easier for its residents to find a lawyer when the need one. Everyone might need a lawyer someday, whether its to handle a criminal matter, child custody matter, writing your will, and help with a landlord-tenant matter. New York’s newest service allows people to find a lawyer that is within their community. The New York State Bar Association’s trusted Lawyer Referral and Information Service has launched a portal to expedite the process of finding the right lawyer.


The New York State Bar Association’s trusted Lawyer Referral and Information Service offers this confidential service 24 hours a day. They do still allow people to use the LRIS phone service if they choose to do so. The LRIS system was created to give people a less stressful way of finding legal assistance. Those in need of assistance will be matched with lawyers who have been properly vetted by the New York State Bar Association and are in good legal standing.


With this system lawyers can now deliver services to a larger amount of people at a lower cost, creating the go-to online destination for consumers and businesses. Individuals who seek a lawyer fill out a confidential questionnaire describing their issue and location. The New York State Bar review the answers and matches the person with a lawyer who has an office in the same community.


Jeremy Goldstein is one lawyer who offers his service through this new system. Jeremy Goldstein is a partner at Goldstein & Associates. Goldstein has been involved with many of the largest corporate transactions of the last decade. Jeremy Goldstein is often speaking and writing about legal issues including corporate governance and executive compensation and has appeared in several business magazines.


Goldstein received his degree from Cornell University and received a J.D. from New York University. He has become one of the leading executive compensation lawyers in the country. He serves on the board of several major organizations.

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