What is LegalShield?
LegalShield is a founding company of the legal service plan industry in the United States. Originally founded in Oklahoma in 1972 to bridge the gap between insurance and legal protection, LegalShield has grown rapidly to protect and empower families and businesses in the United States, Canada and Great Britain. The proposed expansion into Puerto Rico was delayed by the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
LegalShield sells legal service and consumer identity protection plans to families, small businesses and employee groups in the United States, Canada and Great Britain through an extensive network of independent associates and brokers. More than 47,000 small businesses use the legal plan for a variety of services, including debt collection, legal correspondence and contract review. More than 34,000 companies currently offer LegalShield legal and identity theft plans to their employees for an affordable monthly fee.
The US Chamber of Commerce ranked the Best Online Legal Services for Small Business -- 2020. Again, LegalShield was the top ranked service. Here is an excerpt from the report.
“Small businesses want online legal services that offer the legal assistance they need, whether planned or unplanned, without fuss, at a fair price. That’s what LegalShield does. LegalShield delivers an extraordinary range of features to their members at excellent value, with innovative and easy-to-reach support, as well as a beautifully designed app and website. LegalShield features LegalShield offers the most comprehensive range of features across all their price plans. From free tools to help you answer your questions, though to a custom legal plan and even significantly discounted access to extra legal support not included in your initial coverage (although the vast majority of your needs likely will be), LegalShield seem to have designed their online legal service with the end user in mind. (Source: https://www.chamberofcommerce.org/best-online-legal-services)”
LegalShield is unlike any other legal service plan provider. We are not a referral service nor a directory of lawyers. We take the guesswork out of finding the right lawyer to fit our members’ needs. We deliver affordable and accessible legal services and identity theft protection. Our members have access to an unmatched network of dedicated law firms and referral attorneys in all 50 states, all Canadian Provinces & Territories and Great Britain that employ seasoned lawyers with an average of 20 years of experience. Through our collective purchasing power, we are these law firms’ biggest client. Because of our proprietary network, LegalShield can manage superior service level agreements and quality assurance standards, resulting in high Net Promotor Scores.
We take just as much pride in the quality of service we offer through our IDShield plan.
Our legal services for members are just a tap away with our LegalShield app. Members can access such things as free legal forms, complete a Will Questionnaire or take a snapshot of a moving traffic violation and submit it to the Provider Law Firm. Whether it is to request a consultation with an attorney or in the case of an emergency, we put easy, affordable legal services available to our members 24/7.
“We put a law firm in the palm of your hand.”
We take just as much pride in the quality of service we offer through our IDShield Plan. Using licensed private investigators, IDShield monitors what matters. Members receive alerts when their monitored information shows up on credit reports, the dark web, personal transactions and more. The IDShield app is a convenient way to report lost or stolen credit cards or address other identity theft issues.
“We put a licensed private id theft investigator in the palm of your hand.”
Should a member’s identity be compromised, these same licensed private investigators provide our members comprehensive restoration back to their pre-theft status. As always, the LegalShield attorneys are available to address any legal issues that may arise from the theft.
All members have access to MEMBERPerks. With a LegalShield membership, members get exclusive access to thousands of discounts on top brands for free. One of the more popular discounts is cell phone service.
The LegalShield membership is valid in all 50 states, each member has access to attorneys in every state. Each member can benefit from this network of proprietary Provider Law Firms and vetted local Referral Attorneys. For the Hispanic members, LegalShield has established LegalShield en Espanol with a dedicated Hispanic Provider Law Firm to assure understanding by reducing language barriers.
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