Help for Attorneys in Crisis: Dealing with Lawyer Addiction and Impairment
CLE CREDIT: One ethics, on-demand credit has been approved, 4/27/2017 - 4/27/2019 (#238267). This CLE has also been renewed for one ethics, on-demand credit, 4/27/2019 - 4/27/2021 (#271989).
Description: In this program, held April 19, 2017, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm, Joan Bibelhausen, Executive Director, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, discusses how to recognize and obtain help when you, a work colleague, or other professional colleagues may have a substance use, mental health or another 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.