ACBA Lawyer Referral Service
400 Koppers Building - 436 Seventh Ave.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219
412-261-5555
E-mail: LRS@acba.org
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Banking & Finance
  • BANKING
    You want to talk with someone about a problem you are having with a bank.
     

  • BANKRUPTCY
    You want to talk with someone with regard to filing for bankruptcy.
     

  • COLLECTIONS-CREDITOR
    You are attempting to collect a debt from someone else.
     

  • COLLECTIONS-DEBTOR
    Someone else is attempting to collect a debt from you.
     

  • SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
    You want to speak with someone about an issue with the sale or exchange of securities.
     

  • TAX
    You want to discuss your tax liability with someone.

Benefits
  • DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WELFARE
    You want to talk with someone concerning welfare benefits.
     

  • FEDERAL WORKERS' COMPENSATION
    You are employed by some branch of the federal government or a federal agency and want to speak with someone about an injury that occurred in the course of your employment.
     

  • RETIREMENT/SOCIAL SECURITY/PENSION
    You want to discuss retirement, Social Security, or pension benefits with someone.
     

  • SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY
    You would like to speak with someone concerning Social Security disability benefits.
     

  • STATE WORKERS' COMPENSATION
    You want to talk to someone about a state workers' compensation claim.
     

  • UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
    You are no longer employed and want to speak with someone about filing an unemployment compensation claim.
     

  • VETERANS BENEFITS
    You are a veteran or a family member of a veteran and want to talk to someone about receipt of benefits.
     

  • WELFARE FRAUD
    You have been charged with welfare fraud and are seeking representation.

Banking & Finance
  • BANKING
    You want to talk with someone about a problem you are having with a bank.
     

  • BANKRUPTCY
    You want to talk with someone with regard to filing for bankruptcy.
     

  • COLLECTIONS-CREDITOR
    You are attempting to collect a debt from someone else.
     

  • COLLECTIONS-DEBTOR
    Someone else is attempting to collect a debt from you.
     

  • SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
    You want to speak with someone about an issue with the sale or exchange of securities.
     

  • TAX
    You want to discuss your tax liability with someone.

Business & Professions
  • ADMINISTRATIVE
    You have a specific legal matter that will be heard before an Administrative Judge, such as a licensing board, compensation board, etc.
     

  • ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT LAW
    You are seeking an attorney for assistance with entertainment contracts, protection of artistic works, etc.
     

  • BUSINESS LAW
    You want to speak with someone about a problem you are having with an existing business or you want to start your own business.
     

  • CONTRACT LAW
    You are a party to an agreement and want to speak with someone concerning your rights and/or obligations.
     

  • COPYRIGHT/TRADEMARK
    You wish to obtain copyright/trademark protection or speak with someone about copyright/trademark infringement.
     

  • PATENT LAW
    You want to obtain a patent on a product or design or speak with someone about a patent infringement.

Civil Rights
  • CIVIL RIGHTS
    You are a member of a protected class and need to speak with someone concerning a violation of your civil rights.

Consumer
  • AUTO WARRANTY
    You have an automobile which you believe is covered by a warranty and want to speak with someone about making a claim.
     

  • BANKING
    You wish to speak with someone concerning a problem you are having with a bank.
     

  • BANKRUPTCY
    You wish to speak with someone about filing for bankruptcy.
     

  • COLLECTIONS-DEBTOR
    Someone else is attempting to collect a debt from you.
     

  • CONSUMER AFFAIRS
    You were involved in a consumer transaction or in a commercial establishment and want to talk with someone concerning your rights.
     

  • CONTRACT LAW
    You are a party to an agreement and want to discuss rights and/or obligations with someone.
     

  • FORECLOSURES
    You are facing a foreclosure on land you own.
     

  • HOSPITAL LAW
    You have had some difficulty with a hospital and/or its administration and want to speak with someone to discuss your rights and or liabilities.
     

  • INSURANCE LAW
    Please select either Insurance Law- Automobile, Homeowners, Life, or Medical.
     

  • INSURANCE LAW-AUTOMOBILE
    You are seeking assistance with filing a claim under an automobile insurance policy.
     

  • INSURANCE LAW-HOMEOWNERS
    You are seeking assistance with filing a claim under a homeowners insurance policy.
     

  • INSURANCE LAW-LIFE
    You are seeking assistance with filing a claim under a life insurance policy or discussing payment of life insurance benefits.
     

  • INSURANCE LAW-MEDICAL
    You would like to speak with someone about a denial of medical insurance benefits.
     

  • IDENTITY THEFT/FINANCIAL FRAUD
    You feel that you have been the victim of identity theft or financial fraud.
     

  • PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
    You want to talk with someone about filing a claim with the Public Utilities Commission.
     

  • PRODUCTS LIABILITY
    You have been injured by a defective product and want to seek compensation from the company responsible.
     

  • HIPAA/PRIVACY ISSUES
    You would like to speak with someone concerning a possible violation of your privacy rights.

Criminal
  • COMPLEX STATE CRIMINAL LAW
    You are currently facing felony charges at the state level.
     

  • DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE
    You have been charged with Driving Under the Influence.
     

  • FEDERAL CRIMINAL LAW
    You have been charged with a federal crime.
     

  • JUVENILE LAW
    Your child or someone you are a legal guardian for is facing criminal charges in the juvenile section of the court.
     

  • MAGISTRATE HEARINGS – CRIMINAL
    You have a hearing before a magistrate and you have been charged with a crime or a vehicle code violation.
     

  • POST-CONVICTION RELIEF ACT
    You have been convicted of a crime and need to file a claim under the Post-Conviction Relief Act.
     

  • STATE CRIMINAL LAW
    You wish to speak with someone regarding being charged with a crime or convicted of a crime.
     

  • VEHICLE CODE
    You have received citations or moving violations and would like to speak with someone.
     

  • WELFARE FRAUD
    You have been charged with welfare fraud and are seeking representation.

Education
  • AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
    You have a specific disability and want to sue for non-compliance with the act.
     

  • EDUCATION OF THE DISABLED
    You want to speak with someone about the specific requirements for educating those with special needs.
     

  • SCHOOL LAW
    You would like to speak with someone about a school’s civil liberties and obligations to the students enrolled there.

Education
  • AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
    You have a specific disability and want to sue for non-compliance with the act.
     

  • EDUCATION OF THE DISABLED
    You want to speak with someone about the specific requirements for educating those with special needs.
     

  • SCHOOL LAW
    You would like to speak with someone about a school’s civil liberties and obligations to the students enrolled there.

Employment
  • ADMINISTRATIVE
    You have a specific legal matter that will be heard before an Administrative Judge, such as a licensing board, compensation board, etc.
     

  • AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
    You have a specific disability and want to sue for non-compliance with the act.
     

  • CONTRACT LAW
    You are a party to an agreement and want to converse with someone about your rights and/or obligations.
     

  • EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
    You want to discuss the benefits provided by your employer.
     

  • EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION
    You feel you have been discriminated against by your employer.
     

  • FEDERAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT
    You want to speak with someone about your employment with a branch of the federal government or a federal agency.
     

  • LABOR LAW – UNION
    You are a member of a union and want to talk with someone about your union contract and/or representation.
     

  • LABOR LAW-MANAGEMENT
    You are a management level employee and want to discuss labor matters involving your workplace.
     

  • WRONGFUL DISCHARGE
    You have been fired from your employment and feel that the firing was wrongful or based on discrimination.

Environmental
  • ENVIRONMENTAL LAW
    You want to speak with someone about a claim of pollution or contamination of land, air, or waterways.
     

  • OIL AND GAS
    You desire to talk to someone about the right to access oil and gas on your land.

Estate Willis & Planning
  • ELDER LAW
    You wish to speak with someone with regard to long-term care issues, planning for entering an assisted living facility and/ or asset protection.
     

  • ESTATE PLANNING
    You want to talk with someone about making out a will, living will, durable power of attorney, and other available options.
     

  • GUARDIANSHIP
    You wish to speak with someone with regard to obtaining guardianship over another person.
     

  • PROBATE ESTATES/WILLS
    You want to converse with someone concerning your claim to an estate, contesting an estate or probating a will.

Family
  • ADOPTION
    You either wish to place a child up for adoption or you want to adopt a child.
     

  • CHILDREN & YOUTH SERVICES
    You would like to speak with someone to discuss your current case with Children, Youth and Family services.
     

  • COMPLEX DIVORCE/EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION
    You are currently seeking a divorce/equitable distribution which involves multiple jurisdictions and/or a large amount of assets.
     

  • COMPLEX SUPPORT PATERNITY
    You are currently involved in a support paternity matter which has progressed past the initial examination stage.
     

  • CUSTODY
    You wish to discuss obtaining custody of a child, enforcing, or modifying an existing custody order.
     

  • DIVORCE/ANNULMENTS/PRE-NUPTIAL AGREEMENTS
    You want to talk with someone concerning a pending divorce, filing for divorce, or drafting a prenuptial agreement.
     

  • DOMESTIC/MATRIMONAL APPELLATE PRACTICE
    You are currently engaged in a domestic relations divorce case which is being appealed.
     

  • NAME CHANGE
    You would like to speak with someone about legally changing your name or your child’s name.
     

  • PROTECTION FROM ABUSE
    You have an upcoming Protection from Abuse trial and want to converse with someone regarding representation.
     

  • SUPPORT/PATERNITY
    You wish to discuss suing a parent for child support, facing an upcoming child support hearing, or filing exceptions.

Internet
  • COMPUTER LAW
    You want to converse with someone concerning your rights and liability with respect to computer programming and operations.
     

  • INTERNET LAW
    You would like to speak with someone about your rights and liabilities with respect to online sites and services.

Immigration
  • IMMIGRATION
    You wish to speak with someone with regard to the immigration and naturalization process.

Liability & Personal Injury
  • AUTO ACCIDENT-DEFENDANT
    You were involved in an automobile accident and you are being sued.
     

  • AUTO ACCIDENT-PLAINTIFF
    You were involved in an automobile accident and you want to sue someone else.
     

  • ADMIRALTY PERSONAL INJURY
    You were injured while boating or utilizing the waterways.
     

  • AVIATION PERSONAL INJURY
    You were injured aboard a commercial airline.
     

  • CLASS ACTION SUITS
    You are a member or potential member of a class action suit and want to discuss this with an attorney.
     

  • LIBEL/SLANDER
    You believe that someone has committed either libel or slander against you by making a statement to others that is detrimental to your reputation or your ability to earn a living.
     

  • PERSONAL INJURY
    You have a verifiable injury and wish to seek compensation from those responsible.
     

  • PROPERTY DAMAGE
    You want to discuss with someone about damage to your property.
     

  • VACCINE LITIGATION
    You have been injured as a result of receiving a vaccine.

Mental Health
  • MENTAL HEALTH
    You wish to discuss mental health or competency issues.

Military
  • MILITARY LAW
    You want to discuss with someone about military benefits, enlistment procedures, or discharge issues.

Municipal Law
  • MUNICIPAL LAW
    You wish to converse with someone with respect to the codes and regulations for your municipality.

Non-Profit
  • NON PROFIT BUSINESS LAW
    You want to discuss starting or dissolving a non-profit business.

Professional Negligence
  • DENTAL MALPRACTICE
    You wish to sue a dentist for improper care and/or treatment.
     

  • LEGAL MALPRACTICE
    You believe an attorney you have hired has committed malpractice.
     

  • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
    You wish to sue a doctor or medical services provider for negligence in either treating a condition or failing to diagnose a condition.
     

  • VETERINARY MALPRACTICE
    Your pet has been injured as a result of a veterinarian’s malpractice or negligence, and you want to seek compensation from those responsible.

Procedural
  • COURT OF COMMON PLEAS APPEALS
     

  • MAGISTRATE/ARBITRATION APPEALS
    You have a case that was heard at arbitration or before a magistrate and want to appeal the decision.
     

  • MAGISTRATE HEARINGS - CIVIL
    You have a hearing before a magistrate which is civil in nature and does not involve being accused of a crime.
     

  • MAGISTRATE HEARINGS - Criminal
    You have a hearing before a magistrate and you have been accused of a crime or a vehicle code violation.
     

  • NON-MAGISTRATE CIVIL LITIGATION – DEFENDANT
    You are being sued civilly for more than $8000.
     

  • NON-MAGISTRATE CIVIL LITIGATION – PLAINTIFF
    You want to sue someone civilly for more than $8000.

Professional Negligence
  • DENTAL MALPRACTICE
    You wish to sue a dentist for improper care and/or treatment.
     

  • LEGAL MALPRACTICE
    You believe an attorney you have hired has committed malpractice.
     

  • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
    You wish to sue a doctor or medical services provider for negligence in either treating a condition or failing to diagnose a condition.
     

  • VETERINARY MALPRACTICE
    Your pet has been injured as a result of a veterinarian’s malpractice or negligence, and you want to seek compensation from those responsible.

Professional Negligence
  • DENTAL MALPRACTICE
    You wish to sue a dentist for improper care and/or treatment.
     

  • LEGAL MALPRACTICE
    You believe an attorney you have hired has committed malpractice.
     

  • MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
    You wish to sue a doctor or medical services provider for negligence in either treating a condition or failing to diagnose a condition.
     

  • VETERINARY MALPRACTICE
    Your pet has been injured as a result of a veterinarian’s malpractice or negligence, and you want to seek compensation from those responsible.

PA Liquor Control Board
  • PA LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD
    You would like to discuss PA liquor licenses with someone.

 
 
 
 
 
 
Real Estate
  • CONSTRUCTION
    You wish to speak with someone with regard to new construction.
     

  • CONTRACT LAW
    You are a party to an agreement and want to talk with someone concerning your rights and/or obligations.
     

  • FORECLOSURES
    You are facing a foreclosure on land you own.
     

  • HOUSING/URBAN DEVELOPMENT
    You wish to speak with someone about a claim with the Housing Authority.

  • LANDLORD/TENANT – LANDLORD
    You are a landlord and want to talk with someone concerning landlord-tenant claims.
     

  • LANDLORD/TENANT - TENANT
    You are a tenant and want to talk with someone concerning landlord-tenant claims.
     

  • OIL AND GAS
    You wish to speak with someone about the right to access oil and gas on your land.
     

  • PROPERTY REASSESSMENT APPEALS
    You have property which is the subject of a reassessment and want to appeal the amount.

  • REAL ESTATE – CLOSINGS
    You have an upcoming closing on real estate and are seeking representation, or you have had a closing and something has gone wrong.
     

  • REAL ESTATE – LAND MATTERS
    You want to talk with someone concerning a problem you are having with real estate that you own, live in, or would like to purchase.
     

  • PROPERTY DAMAGE
    You want to talk with someone about damage to your property.