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Limited Assistance Representation open meeting

Thursday, April 28, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Brockton Courthouse, 215 Main St., Brockton

The MBA's General Practice, Solo & Small-Firm Section is sponsoring a three-part series of open meetings on Limited Assistance Representation (LAR) around the commonwealth. The second open meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 5 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Brockton Courthouse, 215 Main St., Brockton. All MBA members are invited to attend. The program's focus will include:
  • What is LAR;
  • How LAR can benefit both the legal profession and clients with limited means;
  • How to qualify for LAR; and
  • What forms and agreements you will need to streamline your LAR practice.

Panelists include include: Hon. Catherine P. Sabaitis, first justice, Plymouth Probate and Family Court; and Barbara L. Nason Esq., Ryan and Faenza, Walpole.

To R.S.V.P., click here.


Juvenile & Child Welfare Section Council Bench-Bar meeting

Wednesday, May 4, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Worcester Law Library, 50 Harvard St., Worcester

The MBA's Juvenile & Child Welfare Section Council is sponsoring its fourth Bench-Bar meeting at the Worcester Law Library Wednesday, May 4 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. The meeting is free to all attorneys interested in the practice of juvenile & child welfare law.  

This presentation will focus on the Standing Order for Care and Protection Trials and implementation of new laws for young adults (ages 18-22) in DCF custody and harassment prevention orders.

The program will be moderated by Peter A. Hahn, chair, Juvenile & Child Welfare Section Council. Additional panelists will be announced.

To R.S.V.P., click here.

SAVE THE DATE: The final bench-bar meeting will be held on Monday, June 6, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the MBA, 20 West St., Boston. Panelists include Hon. Michael F. Edgerton, chief justice, Juvenile Court. Click here to R.S.V.P. as space is limited.

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