Trying to find a good attorney in California can feel like locating a needle in a haystack. With more than 160,000 practicing lawyers it's helpful to know where to find one that's suitable for your needs.
Five common ways to locate an attorney in California are personal referrals, lawyer referral services, legal aid agencies, prepaid legal services, and attorney-client matching services.
Personal referrals can be very beneficial and reduce time spent finding a lawyer. Almost everyone has needed legal help at some point. Also, a lot of people know lawyers who can refer colleagues that specialize in the type of legal work needed. Ask family members, friends, co-workers, and colleagues for a recommendation.