Daily Archives: Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Limited Assistance Representation Series Kicks Off

Emily Jarrell (Volunteer Lawyers Project), Ilene Mitchell (Probate & Family Court), and Thomas Beauvais walked attendees through everything they needed to know about practicing Limited Assistance Representation (LAR).

Emily Jarrell (Volunteer Lawyers Project), Ilene Mitchell (Probate & Family Court), and Thomas Beauvais walked attendees through everything they needed to know about practicing Limited Assistance Representation (LAR).

Last Thursday, the BBA held a Limited Assistance Representation (LAR) Training to qualify attendees to practice LAR and to teach them the basics of going into court for a single event in a case.

Don’t worry if you missed this program! The BBA is the hub of everything LAR and there are plenty more opportunities to learn how to effectively use LAR in your area of practice. Take a look below at the upcoming programs.

Do you still need to get certified to practice LAR? Visit this website and read the training guide or watch the video to get qualified to practice LAR. Then, sign up for one of our upcoming sessions to learn how to put your new skills to use!

Become an LAR Success Story

LAR Practical Skills: Ethical Considerations
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 – 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

This program will feature a lively discussion about the ethical considerations attorneys must be aware of before taking on an LAR client (1.5 hours of CLE ethics credit will be available for attendees.)

LAR Practical Skills: Drafting a Fee Agreement
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 – 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Attendees will learn practical tips on how to talk to their client about LAR fees and gain hands on experience drafting an effective and comprehensive fee agreement.

Court Specific Practical Skills for LAR

LAR Practical Skills: Housing Court
Monday, February 29, 2016 – 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

LAR Practical Skills: Probate & Family Court
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 – 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

LAR Practical Skills: Boston Municipal Court & District Court
Thursday, April 28, 2016 – 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

LAR Practical Skills: Land Court
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 – 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM