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Law Society Referral Service

Provides the name of a lawyer or paralegal who best fits a person’s stated needs. The service is not designed to provide legal advice or second opinions.

Record #: OCR2171 Last Full Update: 16 Mar 2018
Description and Services
Description (Service) Online service for referrals to lawyers or paralegals who will provide a free, up to 30 minute consultation either by phone or in person. * Individuals may request a referral online at * Individuals can request to be referred to a lawyer or paralegal who speaks languages other than English or French, or a lawyer who accepts legal aid certificates.
Hours Crisis Line Only Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Individuals 18 years and older
Application Self service online * the crisis line is intended for people who are unable to use the online services, such as those in custody, in a shelter, or in a remote community without access to the internet
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Legal Assistance Referral Services
Contact Information
Office Phone Crisis Line 416-947-5255
Toll Free Phone Crisis Line 1-855-947-5255
TTY Phone 416-644-4886
Fax 416-947-3964
Alternate Name Lawyer Referral Service ; LRS ; LSO ; The Law Society of Upper Canada
Former Name LSUC ; The Law Society of Upper Canada
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Toronto Downtown
Address & Map
Osgoode Hall
130 Queen St W
Toronto, ON M5H 2N6
View Google Map
Intersection University Ave and Queen St W
Physical Access Not Applicable - online service
Parking Pay parking lot
Other Details
Funding Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 119241719 RR0001
Resources Website
Accreditation No