Help for Attorneys in Crisis: Dealing with Lawyer Addiction and Impairment
April 19, 2017, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
CLE Credit: One ethics CLE credit has been approved (#238270).
Description: Joan Bibelhausen, Executive Director, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, discusses how to recognize and obtain help when you, a work colleague, or other professional colleague may have a substance use, mental health or other issue that affects behavior, conduct and performance. Topics include understanding the issues, approaching the lawyer (including interventions), arranging assistance such as treatment, and practice management issues during and following a reduced work schedule or leave of absence. Colleagues can save careers, families and lives.