The following legal resources are here to help locate an attorney who may be able to assist you with a situation where a case of workplace bullying (status-blind harassment) has crossed the line into protected status harassment that is protected by state and federal law. Regardless of the attorney you may have identified as a potential candidate to examine your situation, please consult some of the free web sites that provided feedback and background information about the individual to make sure they are reputable and work on issue related to labor law.
Lawyer Referral Services
BuffaloErie County Bar Association 438 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14202-3206
(716) 852-3100 http://www.eriebar.org/displayemailforms.cfm?emailformnbr=120327 Consult the link “Lawyer Referral Service” on the left side of the page There is a fee to use this service
RochesterMonroe County Bar Association 1 Main Street West
Rochester, NY 14614-1492
(585) 546-2130 http://www.mcba.org/Public/Referral There is a fee to use this service
SyracuseOnondaga County Bar Association 315-471-2667 http://www.onbar.org/referral/referralinfo.htm
AlbanyNew York State Bar Association One Elk Street, Albany, NY 12207 (518) 463-3200 http://www.nysba.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_Lawyer&Template=/CustomSource/LegalInfobyCounty.cfm&cty=lrs There is a fee to use this service
New York CityThe Association of the Bar of the City of New York 42 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036 English (212) 626-7373 Hablamos español (212) 626-7374 http://www.abcny.org/LRS/index.htm
Additional New York State Lawyer Referral Services
(Includes listings for counties and smaller cities)
American Bar Association
New York State Bar Association – Lawyer Referral Service
One Elk Street, Albany, NY 12207
U.S. District Court
Northern District of New York
National Employment Lawyers Association
Alternative Lawyer Referral and Rating Services
Avvo.Com – Ratings, Guidance, The Right Lawyer
Allows search by type of attorney you are looking for (Labor, Personal Injury, etc.) but also allows you to rate them on your experience and see ratings based on the experiences of others.
Very good search tool that allows you to seek an attorney based on the type of practice area your issue is related to. Does not have a rating system and results are limited to non-subscribers of the site. The website does present biographical information on the attorney and the related firm based on your search parameters.
Provides a search tool to locate an attorney based on the practice issue your concern is related to. Also allows a person to review the rating of the attorney based on the experience of others and similarly, allows a person to rate an attorney based on their own encounter with them.
A very sophisticated and useful search tool that allows very in-depth searches for attorney’s based on area of specialty and sub-specialties in their area of expertise. The website does allow for searches to be based on client and peer reviews, although these details are not often present for the potential client to evaluate.