Any attorney admitted to practice before the courts of the Commonwealth may practice before the department. 452 CMR 1.18(1). Although an injured worker does not have to have counsel, it often helps an injured worker to have an attorney to negotiate with an insurer, because insurers are always represented by counsel. It may be difficult for an injured worker, particularly at the conference and hearing levels, to present evidentiary or medical issues effectively without counsel.

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