The Task Force was conceptualized and initiated by the ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs (CoLAP), the National Organization of Bar Counsel (NOBC), and the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL). This report examines the status of lawyer well-being and makes recommendations for change. Click here to view the report.
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The 2016 Financial Audit is complete!
To ensure all of our stakeholders and the world at large that LHL is completely above board in its handling of fiduciary duties, we completed an audit in February of this year. We passed with flying colors. Contact Tim Carroll or call (804)644-3212 to see a copy of the audit.
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Making a donation is now easier and more beneficial to you and VALHL. Use your credit card to earn points and miles by making a tax-deductible donation. Click here to make your donation.
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If you designate VALHL as your charitable organization, 0.5 of every 1% you purchase will go to Virginia Lawyers Helping Lawyers. Learn More…
Study shows attorneys have substantial drinking problems
A new, comprehensive 2016 study by the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and the American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs shows that attorneys have substantial and widespread levels of problem drinking and other behavioral health problems. More…
2017 Annual Conference for Lawyer Assistance Programs
The American Bar Association’s 2017 Annual Conference for Lawyer Assistance Programs is October 17-19, in Kansas City, Missouri. Watch their website for more information.
ILAA 43rd Annual Meeting
The 43rd International Lawyers in Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will take place in Kansas City, Missouri from October 20-22, 2017, at the Marriott Downtown. For more information check the website.
LHL is pleased to announce we have been awarded a 2016 grant by the Virginia law Foundation to improve and overhaul our technology and communications equipment. This will enable us to respond more quickly and accurately to all of our potential clients, clients and stakeholders. We are grateful for the Virginia Law Foundation’s continued generosity and commitment to our program.