Virginia Lawyer Referral Service

An agency of the Supreme Court of Virginia


Virginia State Bar

Virginia Lawyer Referral Service

About VLRS

40 Years of Referring You!

The Virginia Lawyer Referral Service (VLRS) was established in 1977 to assist the public with referrals to practicing lawyers in the Virginia State Bar. The VLRS makes over 20 referrals a day or 4,000 a year and receives over 12,000 calls yearly.


If you think you have a problem that may require the services of a lawyer click here (need a lawyer referral) for information on VLRS or call at 1(800) 552-7977 to receive a referral today. The VLRS is a telephone-only service; it is not equipped to handle walk-in customers.


VLRS Lawyer Panel Members get:

  • Pre-screened referrals
  • Potential new clientele
  • Referred by the Virginia State Bar as a member in good standing
  • Yearly membership and publicity for your law practice

For more information on becoming a Virginia State Bar Lawyer Referral Service panel member, click here (panel membership) or call at (804) 775-0591 on how to join VLRS today.

Watch the video! For more information about VLRS, view the Virginia State Bar Video Brief.
*Information in the VSB Video Brief does not reflect changes made after January 1, 2015.


Call (804) 775-0808 (metro Richmond)
Statewide and Nationwide Toll-Free Number: (800) 552-7977
Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Closed on state holidays.

Updated: March 6, 2017