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Attorney Referrals


Ehline Law maintains intimate professional relationships with lawyers and firms across the U.S. These colleagues often refer cases to us in exchange for a referral fee. (percentage of our earned attorneys’ fees from their referred case. Courts allow this because they want to make sure a less trained lawyer will have the incentive to send the case to a better-trained lawyer. California courts reason the attorney and client can feel confident the best possible legal representation will be received in that case.

Many Different Types of Lawyers and Firms Refer Us Cases

We pay referral fees to all different lawyers, including employment lawyers, workers’ compensation attorneys, civil rights, and other practices.

Attorneys all want the same thing for each client: the best possible legal outcome. Unfortunately, lawyers are not always in a position to provide it. Referrals between attorneys are in the best interest of the public and the client, but they also help lawyers and law firms.

About Our Lawyer Referral Services

The lawyer referral process occurs when one lawyer or law firm refers a client to other attorneys at a different law firm. It is perfectly legal under California State Bar rules and the American Bar Association. Additionally, it is a valuable public service.

Referrals benefit any client with a specific legal problem by putting them in contact with the best practices in that area.

  • Appellate Practice and Procedure
  • Business Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Cruise Ship Law
  • Criminal Defense Law
  • Elder and Nursing Abuse
  • Family Law
  • Insurance Defense Law
  • Social Security Law
  • Veterans Disability Claims

We can handle the Workers’ Compensation portion of third-party PI claims. We provide case updates so you don’t have to chase down your fully earned fee. We keep accurate records and give you a full accounting, returning you back to your original attorney-client relationship. We don’t snag clients from our referring lawyers. We will never transgress upon a relationship between a referring lawyer and their client even though we are handing this one transaction on your behalf in trust. You gave us the responsibility to handle your client’s matter and we will honor that promise.

Whether you refer a prior client, family member, or close friend to us, you will rest well knowing we are ethical veterans with the highest ratings from the Circle of Legal Trust for paying referral fees without dispute. We would be proud to enter into a befitting referral fee arrangement with you.

California State Bar Rules Authorize Fee Sharing Between Lawyers

Some attorneys may falsely think they are ethically barred from accepting referral fees. According to the American Bar Association and the California State Bar, it is within the legal practice to refer consumers and accept referral fees.

A lawyer can share contingent fees and others so long as the client approves the fee-sharing arrangement in a written document after having had the chance to review the details, any firm has the right to charge for the referral.

We obey all State Bar guidelines when securing a fee-sharing agreement. We pay our referral fees at prevailing market rates with zero arguments.

Each Section of the Law Is Unique

Different practice areas have a variety of specifications that not all attorneys have experienced before. If you accept a client that your firm does not have the experience or back resources to represent effectively, you take on an overwhelming responsibility.

There are many paths, from handling malpractice insurance to representing a complicated wrongful death case. One type of practice cannot offer the same experience or resources as other lawyers who specialize in that area, which is where a lawyer referral comes into play.

Benefits of a Lawyer Referral ServiceAttorneys and clients alike can benefit from an attorney referral for several reasons. Looking to the future, referring cases to another site through direct contact with the team is the best way to create a highly effective, client-focused law system in this country.

Find the Perfect Lawyer and Legal Advice for the Clients’ Needs

Lawyer referral services ensure that every client ends up with the right attorney without the need for competition. Instead, open communication and agreed mutual benefit is the best way to serve the community of Los Angeles and focus on justice.

You may be an independent firm with unmatched experience in family or business law, but the personal injury is not your forte. Some cases are highly complex, and even a talented attorney may struggle or be unable to provide the best defense to their client. A referral avoids any unnecessary embarrassment or failure to provide attorney services adequately.

Build Valuable Business Connections and Relationships

As an attorney, active professional relationships are the key to success. People are the most powerful resource- it can pay off to search for valuable business connections.

Putting referrals in contact with the correct firm to match their case displays your principles and honesty and may take you far when forming these valuable connections.

Remove Personal Risk and Gain Access to More Resources

Attorney referral services allow you to refer a case that you do not feel you have the possibility of winning on a different course. Finding yourself in a situation where a case is not the type of battle you usually fight or do not have the fund accessibility you need to see it through is scary, but it doesn’t need to be the case.A referred case is not giving up: it is making an intelligent move to protect all involved people.

Work with the Best in the Business

When you refer a person or a case to another firm to handle, you essentially enter into a partnership of sorts. Ehline Law is one of the leading practices in the state. Sending us a referral to consult on and have the potential to take over is a fantastic opportunity for both of us.

Why Partner with Ehline Law?

Partnering with Ehline Law for a quasi lawyer referral service is the best move for any legal practice that wants the best for its clients and cases. Our personal injury lawyers are at the very top of the legal profession and excel profoundly in their practice areas.

If we had to briefly describe our lawyers’ service to clients, we would call it ethical, confident, high-quality, and dedicated. The reputation this firm has worked hard to build over the years in the personal injury field is second-to-none, having helped thousands of people find justice a win back almost a quarter of a billion dollars. We are one of the top providers in LA for anyone seeking certified experts in personal injury law.

To arrange a confidential conversation to discuss referring a case to Ehline Law, contact us via the website or call us at any time at (213) 596-9642.

Consider Ehline Law Firm Lawyer Referral Service for Personal Injury Clients

If you have any personal injury cases that need to be handled quickly, firmly, and effectively, send your lawyer referrals to Ehline Law. Our success percentage and win rates speak for themselves, as does the history and reputation of Michael Ehline.

Arrange a Free Meeting

Head to our site and search for our nearest office to discuss the subject of a referral, our case schedule, and what to expect moving forward.

If you wish to meet with one of our talented and experienced staff members, call in advance to agree and a time. Due to COVID-19, we are also comfortable answering your questions via FaceTime or Skype.

Don’t Wait Any Longer

Get the best for your clients and your firm. Contact Ehline Law today for more information and do right by the people who trust you.

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