The Florida Bar

Panel Descriptions

LAWYER REFERRAL PANEL (LRS) DESCRIPTIONS

REGULAR PANEL

Lawyers on the Regular Panel have agreed to provide a half-hour office consultation for no more than $25.00. Any fees after the first half-hour will be negotiated between the lawyer and the prospective client.

ELDERLY REFERRAL PANEL

In an effort to meet the varied legal needs of the public, The Florida Bar Lawyer Referral Service has established an Elderly Referral Panel. The Client qualifying for a referral through this panel is entitled to a free initial 30-minute consultation. The lawyer will verify income eligibility. Not all areas of law may be handled under this panel.

Eligibility guidelines for the Elderly Referral Panel are as follows:

Any person over 60 with the following income –

Family Size Yearly Gross Income
1 $30,350
2 $41,150
3 $51,950
4 $62,750
5 $73,550
6 $84,350
7 $95,150
8 $105,950
9 $116,750
10 $127,550
Additional $10,450

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOW FEE PANEL
In an effort to meet the varied legal needs of the public, The Florida Bar Lawyer Referral Service has established a Low Fee Panel. The Client qualifying for referral through this panel is entitled to a free initial 30-minute consultation. Lawyer will verify income eligibility. Not all areas of law may be handled under this panel. Eligibility guidelines for the Low Fee Panel are as follows:

Family Size Yearly Gross Income
1 $30,350
2 $41,150
3 $51,950
4 $62,750
5 $73,550
6 $84,350
7 $95,150
8 $105,950
9 $116,750
10 $127,550
Additional $10,450