For the Public

The MBA has been serving the community since 1885, offering legal assistance, services, and education. The MBA offers the following resources to members of the public:

Lawyer Referral Service

Lawyer Referral Service

Count on us for a free, qualified referral to a lawyer who can help.

The lawyer Referral Service is a program of the Montgomery Bar Association which provides the name of an attorney in a particular area of law based on geographical location to a member of the public.

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Center for Mediation and Arbitration

Center for Mediation and Arbitration

Your affordable alternative for dispute resolution and juries

Our hand-picked panel of expert neutrals has extensive knowledge of local rules and procedures and can help you save time and money from costly litigation.

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Law Reporter

Legal Advertising in the Law Reporter

Do you need to advertize a name change, estate notice, LLC, etc.?

Learn about submissions, deadlines, rates, and more.

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Elder Law Handbook

Elder Law Handbook

Go-to resource for area seniors and their caretakers

Your guide as you plot your course through our ever-changing legal system.

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MBA Speakers Bureau

MBA Speakers Bureau

Get free presentations on legal topics for your next meet

Members of our Speakers Bureau serve our community by tailoring and delivering FREE presentations on virtually any legal topic for any size group. Each of our speakers has expertise in their chosen areas of law and in communicating their knowledge and experience in meaningful ways. Among other topics, our speakers have addressed such vital topics as adoption, bankruptcy, child and spousal support, elder law (wills, living wills, powers of attorney, grandparent’s rights), small business, consumer rights and protection, creditors rights and employment issues.

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Wills for Heroes

Wills for Heroes

Providing wills, power of attorney and health care directives for first responders

Each year, dozens of attorneys participate in Wills for Heroes events throughout Montgomery County. Supported locally by members of the Montgomery Bar Association, Wills for Heroes is part of an innovative pro bono effort, which provides wills, powers of attorney, and health care directives to first responders. At the conclusion of their one-hour appointments, notarized legal documents are prepared for police officers, local firefighters, and other area first responders so that their families will be protected in the event of a tragedy.

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mock trials

Mock Trials

Helping high school students present cases before judges and juries

Members of our Young Lawyers Section help prepare area high school students for this exciting, educational opportunity that requires participants to present their cases before Montgomery County judges and attorneys who serve as jurors.

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Problem with a Lawyer?

Problem with a Lawyer?

Do you have a legal fee dispute or would like to file a complaint

Under no circumstances should you feel it necessary to continue to be represented by a lawyer who you are dissatisfied with, but don’t act hastily. Often a conference with the lawyer can ease your concerns.

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