Lancaster Bar Association
Lancaster Bar Association
Provides the following services:
- Volunteer Attorney Program: Free legal services for income eligible persons. Intake through MidPenn Legal Services. (See Mid Penn Legal Services for description)
- Lawyer Referral Service: A program that connects persons with an attorney's office that can schedule an initial consultation. Fees for the initial consultation range from $30-$135. The attorney's office will schedule a visit at their office giving the location of office, telephone number, date and time of appointment. The consultation fee is payable to the attorney at time of appointment. If the attorney does further work, beyond the initial consultation, fees for that work would be arranged between the client and attorney. The Lancaster Bar Association does not have information regarding what the attorneys might charge beyond the initial consultation.
- Elderly Lawyer Referral Service: For elderly persons who do not qualify for free legal services. Intake through Lancaster County Office of Aging. (See Office of Aging for description.)
- Provides information and forms for filing complaints against attorneys with the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of PA.
- Arranges arbitration panels locally to handle fee disputes between attorneys and clients.
- Upon request, arranges visits to school career day and related events. Hots school students for related events.
- Publishes the county's legal periodical, the Lancaster Law Review
- Offers a Speaker's Bureau at no charge to any Lancaster organization. Also schedules mock trials in the Courthouse and arranges Courthouse tours for school groups or other interested citizens.
- Accredited provider of continuing legal education for attorneys licensed to practice in Pennsylvania.
28 East Orange Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
Eligibility: Varies with program
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
Lawyer Referral Service (telephone only): Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 12:00pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (717) 393-0737 Main
  • (717) 393-0221 Fax
Email Address:
Intake Procedure: Telephone
Fee Amounts: For consultations through Lawyer Referral Service programs
Geographical Area: Lancaster
Helpful Tips: All pro bono referrals are handled by MidPenn Legal Services 717-299-0971
Service Contact: 717-393-0737,
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Lancaster Bar Association
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