Legal Resources

Library staff cannot provide legal advice or interpret legal materials. Here are some reliable resources you can use to conduct your own research and create your legal documents.

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 Find Legal Help

​Virginia Lawyer Referral Services

  • The Virginia Bar Association can help you access a lawyer's information, search their disciplinary records, and find a lawyer that's right for you.
  • The Virginia Access to Justice Commission is a resource for finding free or low-cost legal assistance and assistance for self-represented litigants in Virginia 

Nationwide Lawyer Referral Services

  • Martindale has resources for finding attorneys and law firms by location and by practice area.
  • The American Bar Association​​ has information on a variety of legal topics and links to legal help resources.

 Links to the Law

​​Legal Databases at VBPL

  • LEXIS  and Westlaw are available for use at the Wahab Public Law Library
  • LEXIS is available for use at other branches of VBPL, except for the Joint Use Library. Once logged on to a library computer, using your library card and account pin, you will be able to access LEXIS via the library's website, under Digital Library, Research, Resources List A-Z. The link for LEXIS is in the gray box at the top of the screen.​​​

Contact Information
You ​​can search for law-related materials in the VBPL Catalog​ and VBPL Di​​gital Resource List​​​​​​​
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