Legal Help

Find Free and Discounted Legal Help Today

Get Legal Advice Today — No Sign-up Required

Union families get access to these Legal Program benefits automatically — no enrollment forms or fees required. Simply select a participating lawyer and get access to these Legal Program benefits:

  • Free Initial Consultation
    Up to 30 minutes with a lawyer (in person or over the phone).
  • Free Simple Document Review and Explanation
  • Members can avoid mistakes by understanding what they sign. Members are provided with an oral interpretation of personal documents like leases, insurance policies and installment sales contracts.*
  • Free follow-up Services
    Including a simple letter or phone call, if likely to resolve a legal matter.
  • Most Additional Services are Discounted by 30%
    Includes lawyer's hourly rates and flat fees for most common legal cases. 
  • Written fee agreement
    Protecting members and preventing any surprises.

Find a Lawyer
and access your
Legal Help Benefits

Panel Lawyers' Expertise Areas Include:
  • Family law
  • Traffic matters
  • Wills and estate planning
  • Real estate
  • Criminal
Legal Aid Services You Can Trust
  • Selective. Lawyers are carefully screened and selected to make sure members receive the best services available.
  • Labor-friendly. Many panel attorneys serving the program have been selected from lists of labor-friendly lawyers.
  • Experienced. Panel attorneys average 14 years in legal practice.
  • Confidential. Only your lawyer will know you are using  the service. 

How it Works
  1. Find a lawyer.
  2. Contact the lawyer and say are calling for the "Union Plus Legal Service."
  3. Start using your Legal Help benefit.
Eligibility

The Union Plus Legal Service is available in the United States and Puerto Rico.

Who is Eligible?

  • All dues-paying labor union members
  • Union member retirees
  • Union member spouses and dependent children (as defined by IRS regulations)


Find a Lawyer
and access your
Legal Help Benefits

Join the Legal Panel

Lawyers interested in joining the panel:

  • Complete this form to request information on joining the Union Plus Legal Service panel or,
  • Send an email with your firm name, address, phone and areas of practice.
Recommend a Lawyer

Union members may also recommend a lawyer for the Union Plus legal panel

Get Help
  • Need help finding a lawyer online?
    If you are having trouble searching online, email your request to legal@unionplus.org.
  • No participating lawyers in your area?

We realize that sometimes you may need help with a concern about using a Union Plus program. The Union Plus Member Advocacy Program, staffed by OPEIU Local 2 members, is here to help you resolve any problems.  Contact us online.

Your Input

Tell us about your experience. Our union member advocate will follow up on any complaints.

 

*Free document review benefit does not include real estate matters. Discounts do not apply to matters involving: a member's ownership or operation of a business, and union-related organizations or officials.