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Justia is an American website specializing in legal information retrieval. It was founded in 2003 by Tim Stanley, formerly of FindLaw, and is one of the largest online databases of legal cases. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, California.[1] The website offers free case law, codes, opinion summaries, and other basic legal texts, with paid services for its attorney directory and webhosting.[2][3]

HeadquartersMountain View, California
Created byTim Stanley
Launched2003; 16 years ago (2003)

In 2007, the New York Times reported that Justia was spending around "$10,000 a month" in order "to copy documents" from the United States Supreme Court and publish them online, to be made available without the public paying fees.[4]


  1. ^ Francis Ward, Stephanie (October 20, 2009). "Tim Stanley: Big Giver". ABA Journal. Retrieved August 6, 2017.
  2. ^ Carter, Terry (April 12, 2017). "Justia's Stacy Stern finds real profit in making things free". ABA Journal. Retrieved April 11, 2019.
  3. ^ Tashea, Jason (April 11, 2018). "Justia launches new peer-reviewed attorney ratings". ABA Journal. Retrieved April 11, 2019.
  4. ^ Markoff, John (August 20, 2007). "A Quest to Get More Court Rulings Online, and Free". The New York Times. Retrieved August 6, 2017.