Find a Lawyer

Have legal questions? Need to find a lawyer? The Missouri Bar is here to help. Use one of our many resources to help you find a lawyer:

  • Lawyer Search is a free online tool to help you find a lawyer in good standing that is currently accepting new clients. You can search by areas of practice or location.
  • The Official Missouri Directory of Lawyers lets you confirm if a lawyer is licensed and in good standing with the Supreme Court of Missouri.
  • Missouri.FreeLegalAnswers.org is a service for low-income Missouri residents to get free legal advice about non-criminal problems from volunteer lawyers.
  • View our list of discounted and pro bono legal service providers if you need assistance but can’t afford an attorney.

Mini Law School for the Public

There has never been a better time to go to law school, especially if it is the Mini Law School for the Public. The Missouri Bar partners with law schools, local bar associations and libraries to bring this program to multiple Missouri communities each year. The more you know about the laws that affect you, the easier it is to make good decisions about your life, your family and your finances. Mini Law School for the Public is taught by judges, lawyers and law professors, catering to adults who are not in the legal profession.

For Educators

The Missouri Bar provides extensive support for classroom learning about the law, the legal system, and the courts. From lesson plans to teacher workshops, The Missouri Bar is committed to helping teachers throughout Missouri understand and explain the law. The Missouri Bar Citizenship Education program will come to public, private and parochial schools to do an in-service for teachers on a variety of law related education, civics and government topics.

Public Resources

In today’s increasingly complex society, a basic understanding of legal issues is more important than ever. Through educational programs, publications, and more, The Missouri Bar helps citizens throughout Missouri understand and navigate the legal system.

Our resources for the public include:

  • More than 50 brochures that explain legal topics ranging from how to find a lawyer to your rights in traffic court.
  • LawyerSearch, a searchable online database of lawyers accepting new clients.
  • Fillable and saveable Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care and Health Care Directive form (with its accompanying HIPAA form).
  • Speakers Bureau. Now you can get a clear perspective on Missouri courts from Missouri lawyers. Finding a speaker for your group is as easy as contacting The Missouri Bar.
  • Client Security Fund. Download Client Security Fund claim form and Regulations and Rules of Procedure that govern the Fund.
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