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Supreme Court of Virginia Committee on Lawyer Well-Being Report

The Supreme Court of Virginia has published the final report of the Committee on Lawyer Well Being.  Read it here.  SCV A Profession At Risk Report

American Bar Association Well-Being Toolkit

The ABA has published a great resource, created by Dr. Anne M. Bradford, to assist lawyers and legal employers on their Well-Being journey.  Learn more here Well-Being Toolkit

 

Report from the National Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being

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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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…

2018 Annual Conference for Lawyer Assistance Programs  

The American Bar Association’s 2018 Annual Conference for Lawyer Assistance Programs is September 25-27 in Charleston, South Carolina .  Visit their website for more information.

 

ILAA 2018 Annual Meeting 

The 2018 International Lawyers in Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will take place in Charleston, South Carolina from September 20-30. For more information check the website.

 

Thank You Virginia Law Foundation!         

LHL is pleased to announce we have been awarded a 2018 grant by the Virginia law Foundation to improve our outreach and education resources.  This will enable us to more effectively reach and educate the legal community all across the Commonwealth. We are grateful for the Virginia Law Foundation’s continued generosity and commitment to our program.