Category Archives: Lawyer Referral Service

Financial Literacy and the Business of Running a Law Firm

Emmy Pasternak, LRIS Outreach and Case Development Manager In March 2004, the United States Senate passed Resolution 316 proclaiming April “National Financial Literacy Month.” The idea is to bring focus…

V-HUB: Working Together to Serve Veterans Seeking Legal Help [Infographic]

Read more about the V-Hub: Download and print the V-Hub flyer to spread the word to members of the community. Lawyer Referral and Information Service to Play Central Role in Coordinating…

Over $1 Million Settlement in LRIS Police Brutality Case Rights a Wrong

By David Fiol, Brent, Fiol & Pratt Imagine yourself as a 61-year old African-American from Oakland who has worked as a union plumber for 35 years. You read newspapers religiously,…

Perfectly Matched Client and Attorney = Another Successful LRIS Referral

By Emmy Pasternak, LRIS Outreach and Case Development Manager Mixing family matters with business matters can strain even the closest of relationships. The additions of a step-family, a church, various…

LRIS Welcomes New Immigration Case Coordinator

The San Francisco-Marin Lawyer Referral and Information Service welcomed Carlos Pinzon-Hamilton in December 2015 as its new Immigration Case Coordinator. Pinzon-Hamilton is responsible for organizing and admin-istering the Attorney of…

Six-figure Settlement for Bicyclist Struck by Car

Emmy Pasternak, LRIS Outreach and Case Development Manager Anyone who walks, drives, or rides a bike in San Francisco knows that the streets can be a dangerous place where hundreds…

Lawyer Referral and Information Service to Play Central Role in Coordinating Veteran’s Legal Services

In February 2014, BASF held its first ever San Francisco Veteran’s Summit which asked participants two fundamental questions: What are the challenges for veterans in connecting with service providers about…

Need Referrals? Join the San Francisco-Marin Lawyer Referral Service for Half the Price

With the start of a new year quickly approaching, why not try a new way to increase your revenue and grow your clientele? Join BASF’s SF-Marin Lawyer Referral and Information…

LRIS Panel Attorneys Give Pro Bono Advice to Veterans

Thanks to the three attorneys who gave free legal advice and referrals to veterans at an event on October 28. The attorneys, Joseph Lepera, Lepera & Associates; solo attorney Roger…