Virginia Lawyer Referral Service

An agency of the Supreme Court of Virginia


Virginia State Bar

Virginia Lawyer Referral Service

Need a Lawyer?


The Virginia Lawyer Referral Service will connect you to a lawyer in your area for $35. You receive a consultation of up to a half hour with him or her – no strings attached.


You can use the VLRS in three ways:


  • Call the VLRS between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Closed on state and federal holidays. 
    • (804) 775-0808 (metro Richmond)

    • (800) 552-7977 (statewide and nationwide toll-free)


  • Email the VLRS at Please do not send personal information regarding your case via email. We only need your contact information.




The VLRS is a telephone and online-only service; it does not handle walk-in customers. Learn more about the VLRS by reading the Frequently Asked Questions.


The VLRS is a service of the Virginia State Bar. The bar makes no warranties or representations concerning a lawyer’s ability to handle a caller's particular legal matter. The decision to employ a lawyer is solely that of the caller, subject to the lawyer’s willingness to accept employment.

Updated: March 19, 2018