Anyone else on here love Yelp? I use it for a variety of things, of course restaurants but also services like dry cleaning, shoe repair, hair salons, even found my dermatologist there. I was on the hunt for a lawyer to help me do some estate planning and there’s very little information out there. But it looks like there’s a website called Avvo that has ratings and reviews of lawyers. It seems extremely detailed with their resume and experience for all to see. It’s not in my area yet – not sure if it has anything to do with the group of lawyers that want to prohibit this information from being shared.
Edit (Aug 14, 2009 @4:21PM): Using Google, I found one of the lawyers on my list on Avvo, even though I couldn’t find them directly through the Avvo site. You could also use Google’s advanced search techniques to search for your lawyer’s name on Avvo. Your query should be something like “