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The Legal Aid Brief (LAB) is a newsletter for the tariff bar. See all the latest articles by issue below.
From LAB issue: February 24, 2021
Staying up to date on LABC news and information has never been easier.
LABC continues to offer bursaries for continuing professional development courses that are relevant to your legal aid practice.
The Department of Justice has been developing free online training courses, professional training materials, and public legal education and information resources in response to changes to federal family laws made in June 2019.
Communicating contract details with your clients ensures that everyone is on the same page about expectations.
Courthouse Libraries BC (CLBC) offers a variety of in-person and remote-access resources for lawyers during the pandemic.
Feedback gathered through an informal survey of lawyers who provide out-of-custody criminal duty counsel services shows what is working with the new triage model, and where improvements are needed.
From LAB issue: February 4, 2021
Pre-trial conferences (PTCs) are billable once per information, even if there are multiple attendances.
The second phase of the Criminal Early Resolution Contracts (CERCs) evaluation survey is underway.
As our fiscal year-end quickly approaches, we’d like to remind you to please keep your LABC billings up to date and bill us for any work completed up to March 31, 2021. Remember, you can bill us anytime throughout the lifetime of a contract, even for a small amount. Regular and timely billing helps us keep up-to-date records and track progress on client cases.