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If you provide duty counsel services, you’ll soon have your day.
August 26, 2021
Join us on June 2, 12 pm – 1 pm, with presenter Dr. Lori Vitale Cox for a one-hour webinar on Zoom about the effects of trauma while you learn practical approaches for communicating with clients.
May 6, 2021
Procedures governing all bail hearings in Northern BC (Region 5) have changed, effective April 19, 2021.
May 6, 2021
We’re preparing our systems and drafting associated changes to the LABC Tariffs, effective April 1, 2021.
March 26, 2021
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.
February 24, 2021
Be sure to check the Lawyer Portal regularly as we continue to add materials and publications to support your practice, especially during the pandemic.
February 4, 2021
LABC recently introduced the triage model for out-of-custody duty counsel to ensure safety in the court and to help clients navigate a different process during the pandemic.
December 2, 2020
Family lawyers who practice legal aid are invited to attend a free virtual town hall on November 18, 2020, from 12:30 – 1:30 pm (PST) on MS Teams.
November 6, 2020
We recently updated the Family Limited Representation contract to allow us — and you — to help more clients with a broader range of family law issues and increased financial eligibility guidelines.
September 28, 2020
LABC is increasing the daily authorizations by one hour for all duty counsel assignments that include out-of-custody services.
September 3, 2020