Law Society of Ontario

Site: Law Society of Ontario

Service: Law Society Referral Service

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Description & Services
Public Comments Assessment questions include: 
  • where in Ontario the legal professional should be located 
  • what the lawyer or paralegal will be asked to do 
  • if an application to Legal Aid has been/will be made 
  • if any additional considerations, such as an accessibility or language, factor into the situation
Once the assessment has been completed, the caller will be provided with a referral number which must be provided when contacting the referred lawyer or paralegal
Description (Agency) Regulatory and licensing body for legal services in Ontario
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Assesses caller needs then provides the name of a lawyer or licensed paralegal who will provide up to 30 minutes of consultation either by phone or in person at no charge 
  • Does not provide legal advice or second opinions, and any fees should be discussed with the lawyer or paralegal
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
Online: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Must be an Ontario resident
  • Request a referral through the online form 
  • If in a crisis, call 1-855-947-5255 to access the referral service mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-947-3330
Toll Free Phone 1-800-668-7380
TTY Phone 416-644-4886
Fax 416-947-3924
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Site Location Osgoode Hall
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address Osgoode Hall
130 Queen St W
Toronto, ON M5H 2N6
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Intersection Queen St W and University Ave
Physical Access Not Accessible - Telephone and Web-based service only
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit