Hiring an attorney can be a difficult experience. Many people do not know where to turn. However, if you live in Alaska there are several resources available to you to help you with your search.
The Alaska Bar Association offers an attorney referral service. This service can be reached by dialing a toll free number. After providing some basic information about yourself and your legal issue, the service will recommend attorneys that meet your requirements. A list of up to 3 lawyers will be given to you. This service is free of charge, and the initial consultation with your lawyer is only $50.
Many people in Alaska also use private attorney referral services. These services are located online, and usually offer multiple lawyer referrals. In addition to providing information about the lawyers being referred, these services also often maintain legal libraries on their websites for your benefit. Private attorney referral services are generally free to use, and the initial consultation with your lawyer is about $0 – $50.
Using an attorney referral service is a great first step in finding a lawyer. Whether you use the service offered by the Alaska Bar or a private organization, your search should be quick and stress-free.