LEO: Lawyer Referral Service - Criteria  LE Op. 738


Lawyer Referral Service - Criteria -

Solicitation - Advertising - Fees.


November 18, 1985


A lawyer referral service should limit membership based on specific

criteria for the purpose of determining competence; should publish the

specific criteria in the area where the service is intended to operate;

and may charge membership fees for participation. [See DR:2-103(D),

Canon 6 ("A lawyer should represent a client competently."), DR:2-101,

DR:2-102, and DR:2-103]


Committee Opinion November 18, 1985




See also LE Op. 926, and LE Op. 1014.