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ALABAMA

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Contact Information:
Robert Thornhill
415 Dexter Ave
Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: 334-517-2238
Fax: 334-517-2239
robert.thornhill@alabar.org

Practice Area:
Licensed professional Counselor

Topic(s):
Depression, Substance Abuse, Lawyer Assistance Programs, Spirituality, Personal Story, Stress

Prior speaking engagements:
I am the new director for the Alabama Lawyer Assistance Program and have not had a chance to do much speaking in this capacity.  I have, however, provided a one-hour talk back in November of '12 for the Dekalb County Bar on chemical dependence and ALAP, and participated in a one-hour talk for the Alabama Association for Justice in January of '13 on the topic of stress and the relationship to substance abuse and addiction.  As an LPC I have done many talks on Addiction, Recovery,  & Relationships

Contact Information:
Chauncey Thuss Jr., M.D., CMRO
2700 10th Avenue South, Suite 103
Birmingham, AL 35205
Phone: 205-930-2600
Fax: 205-930-2605
cthuss@gmail.com

Practice Area:
Occupational Medicine, Drug Testing, Medical Review Officer, DOT exams

Topic(s):
Drug Testing, Substance Abuse

Prior speaking engagements:
SAPAA 2012 Annual Conference, MRO & DER Interaction Course. October 2012. San Diego, CA. Instructor/Lecturer. SAPAA 2011 Annual Conference. , MRO & DER Interaction Course (MRO Segment). July, 2011. Nashville, TN. Instructor/Lecturer. / SAPAA 2010 Annual Conference, DER Training Course, MRO Segment. October, 2010. Las Vegas, Nevada. Instuctor/Lecturer SAPAA 2009 Annual Conference, DER Training Course, MRO Segment. September, 2009. Austin, TX. Instructor/Lecturer


ARIZONA

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Contact Information:
Pearlette Ramos
901 N. 111th Drive
Avondale, AZ 85323
Phone: 480-213-8339
Fax: 602-542-6799
info@attorneywell-being.com

Practice Area:
PhD (Psychology) and Law (commercial litiigation)

Topic(s):
Wellness, Mental Health, Work-Life Balance, Compassion Fatigue, Law Students, Spirituality, Personal Story, Stress

Prior speaking engagements:
American Psychological Association Annual Conference (2011), presented on attorney well-being research. Also, a recent article was published in the Arizona Attorney Magazine on wellness.


CALIFORNIA

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Contact Information:
Howard Fulfrost
6300 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 1700
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: 323-330-6300
Fax: 323-330-6311
hfulfrost@fagenfriedman.com

Topic(s):
Depression, Mental Health, Work-Life Balance, Personal Story, Stress
Additional topics: Law Practice Mgmt & Mental Health, The Disabled Employee/er, 504 & ADA Compliance

Prior speaking engagements:
List of speaking engagements available upon request.

Contact Information:
James O. Heiting
5885 Brockton Ave
Riverside, CA 92506
Phone: 951-682-6400
Fax: 951-682-4072
heiting@juno.com

Topic(s):
Judges, Peer Support, Intervention, Wellness, Substance Abuse, Lawyer Assistance ProgramsLaw Students, Discipline, Spirituality, Personal Story

Prior speaking engagements:
List of speaking engagements available upon request.

Contact Information:
Richard Carlton
180 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: 415-538-2355
Fax: 415-538-2595
richard.carlton@calbar.ca.gov

Practice Area:
lawyer assistance

Topic(s):
Aging Issues/Impairment, Judges, Wellness, Depression, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Work-Life Balance, Lawyer Assistance Programs, Stress

Prior speaking engagements:
CA Admin. Office of the Courts, (US Courts) Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference., Alameda Co. Bar Assn., Monterey Women Lawyers, Orange Co. Bar Assn., San Mateo Co. DAs Off., Sonoma Co. Bar Assn., several law firms. 20-30 presentations per year.

Contact Information:
Dr. Joyce Williams
204 E 2nd Ave   P.O. Box 705
San Mateo, CA 94401
Phone: 650-787-1493
Fax: 650-787-1493
genoadavismarie@hotmail.com

Practice Area:
Intellectual Property/Judicial Division

Topic(s):
Aging Issues/Impairment, Judges, Drug Testing, Peer Support, Intervention, Reinstatement, Wellness, Depression, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Work-Life Balance, Lawyer Assistance Programs, Sex Addiction, Pain Management, Compassion Fatigue, Law Students, Discipline, Suicide, Spirituality, Personal Story, Stress, Compulsive Behaviors

Prior speaking engagements:
Foresight Nanotech / HFMA / NACVA / American Physician Council Speaker’s Bureau / IBM Speaker's Bureau / Oracle / Microsoft / Cisco Systems / Intel / SAS / SAP


COLORADO

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Contact Information:
Doris C. Gundersen
425 S Cherry St, Ste 810
Denver, CO 80246
Phone: 303-717-8516
Fax: 303/399-6069
doris.gundersen@ucdenver.edu

Topic(s):
Aging Issues/Impairment, Peer Support, Wellness, Depression, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Work-Life Balance, Law Students, Suicide, Stress, Compulsive Behaviors

Prior speaking engagements:
"Aging Attorneys", ABA LAP Meeting May, 2012; "Reducing Malpractice Risk Through Monitoring Physicians with Health Problems, FSPHP Annual Meeting April, 2012.

Contact Information:
Marvin Ventrell
1600 Fish Hatchery Road
Estes Park, CO 80517
Phone: 720-236-1100
Fax: 970-577-0392
mventrell@harmonyfoundationinc.com

Practice Area:
impaired attorneys and judges

Topic(s):
Aging Issues/Impairment, Judges, Drug Testing, Peer Support, Intervention, Reinstatement, Wellness, Depression, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Lawyer Assistance Programs, Sex Addiction, Pain Management, Compassion Fatigue, Law Students, Discipline, Suicide, Spirituality, Personal Story, Stress, Compulsive Behaviors

Prior speaking engagements:
Marvin Ventrell is an attorney and Director of Community Relations for Harmony Foundation Addiction Treatment Center: www.harmonyfoundationinc.com. He is an author and speaker and has lectured nationally and internationally for over 25 years on law, professionlism, and addiction. He has presented to the ABA, AMA, US Congress, and dozens of law schools ans medical schools. His most recent session on Addiction Aftercare Services was The International Winter Addiction Symposium January 2013.


CONNECTICUT

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Contact Information:
Anthony LaBella
883 Black Rock Tpke
Fairfield, CT 6825
Phone: 203-610-6393
anthony@urymoskow.com

Practice Area:
Litigation

Topic(s):
Peer Support, Intervention, Substance Abuse, Lawyer Assistance Programs, Law Students, Personal Story

Prior speaking engagements:
This is my first time signing up for this list. I have been sober since 7/25/93 and I have told my story countless times to groups large and small. My recovery began while in Law School and continues today through involvement in my home group and as Vice President of the Connecticut Lawyers Assistance Program.


DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

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Contact Information:
David Jaffe
4801 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016
Phone: 202-274-4030
djaffe@wcl.american.edu

Topic(s):
Wellness, Substance Abuse, Law Students

Prior speaking engagements:
List of speaking engagements available upon request.


FLORIDA

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Contact Information:
Gretchen Bellamy
1311 Miller Dr., B446
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Phone: 305-284-2599
Fax: 305-284-3646
gretchenbellamy@alumni.duke.edu

Practice Area:
Corporate Social Responsibility/Children & Women's Rights/Africa/Public Interest & Pro Bono

Topic(s):
Work-Life Balance, Law Students, Personal Story

Prior speaking engagements:
American Association of Law School - international pro bono / ABA Section of International Law - diversity, Africa, pro bono / ABA Annual Meeting - diversity

Contact Information:
Michael Cohen
2335 E. Atlantic Blvd.
Pompano Beach, FL 33062
Phone: 954-566-9040
Fax: 954-568-0803
michael@fla-lap.org

Practice Area:
Lawyer assistance

Topic(s):
Aging Issues/Impairment, Drug Testing, Peer Support, Intervention, Reinstatement, Substance Abuse, Lawyer Assistance Programs, Law Students, Discipline, Personal Story, Stress

Prior speaking engagements:
Florida Bar: Practicing with Professionalism, Anger Management School, Ethics School; National Conference of Legal Disciplinary Boards; various local county bar associations

Contact Information:
Barbara Krantz
933 45th St
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
Phone: 561-841-1140
Fax: 561-841-1099
bkrantz@hanleycenter.org

Topic(s):
Aging Issues/Impairment, Substance Abuse

Prior speaking engagements:
List of speaking engagements available upon request.


HAWAII

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Contact Information:
Steven T. Brittain
P O Box 352
Pepeekeo, HI 96783
Phone: 808-990-7716
steventbo1@yahoo.com

Topic(s):
Substance Abuse, Lawyer Assistance Programs, Spirituality, Personal Story

Prior speaking engagements:
20120 Hawaii State Bar Association; 2011 Leadership Conference, Univ of HI; Law School Incoming class 2009 & 2010


IDAHO

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Contact Information:
Jamie C. Shropshire
1134 F St, P O Box 617
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: 208-746-7948
Fax: 208-746-7952
jshropshire@cityoflewiston.org

Topic(s):
Substance Abuse, Lawyer Assistance Programs, Spirituality, Personal Story

Prior speaking engagements:
Various AA functions; 2nd District Bar Association - LAP; Idaho Prosecuting Attorneys Association - DUIs; Idaho State Bar - LAP


ILLINOIS

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Contact Information:
Daniel Angres M.D.
2913 N. Commonwealth Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657
Phone: 847-493-3529
Fax: 847-493-3531
dangres@presencehealth.org

Practice Area:
Chicago

Topic(s):
Aging Issues/Impairment, Peer Support, Wellness, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Work-Life Balance, Spirituality, Personal Story, Compulsive Behaviors

Prior speaking engagements:
Northwestern Addiction Rounds 11/12 / LAP National Conference, Indianapolis In. 2011

Contact Information:
Tracy Kepler
130 E. Randolph, Ste 1500
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-565-2600
Fax: 312-565-2320
tkepler@iardc.org

Practice Area:
Attorney Ethics, Professionalism and Discipline

Topic(s):
Aging Issues/Impairment, Reinstatement, Discipline

Prior speaking engagements::
Muslim Bar Assoc–“What’s New in Atty Ethics”– 10/19/11 / PLI–“Ethical Issues Facing RE Attys” – 11/1/11 / McHenry County Bar–Criminal Law Section Seminar – 11/18/11 / NOBC/CoLAP– “The Road to Redemption” Reinstatement issues - 2/4/12 / IL Credit Union League-Ethics of Social Media + Loan Mod – 9/14/12 / PLI 14th Annual Commercial RE Institute–10/30/12  / PLI Ethics Gaps, Traps & Mishaps in RE Practice-11/15/12 / NOBC-Best Practices w/LAPs/Probation-2/8/13

Contact Information:
Roueen Rafeyan MD
8 S. Michigan Ave. Suite 2110
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: 847-493-3700
Fax: 547-493-9714
Roueen@msn.com

Practice Area:
Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine

Topic(s):
Depression, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Compulsive Behaviors

Prior speaking engagements:
Natinal Speaker on treatment of Major Depression and Bipolar Disoreder


INDIANA

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Contact Information:
Kim Manlove
11214 Echo Ridge Lane
Indianapolis, IN 46236
Phone: 317-331-5949
Fax: 317-849-1455
kim.m@the24group.org

Practice Area:
Substance Abuse Addiction, Treatment and Recovery

Topic(s):
Peer Support, Substance Abuse, Spirituality, Personal Story

Prior speaking engagements:
Indiana Judicial Center "Inhalant Abuse - Dying to Get High" / Indianapolis Jewish Center - Just Your Normal High School Boy - The Power of Addiction in Adoescence / Hamilton Southeastern School System - Parents You Matter How to talk to your kids about Substance Abuse / Joint Meeting on Adolescent Treatment Effectiveness - Social Marketing, Media and Stigma Reduction of Addiction, Treatment and Recovery /


KANSAS

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Contact Information:
Duane Olberding
3205 Clinton Parkway Ct
Lawrence, KS 66047
Phone: 785-843-5483
Fax: 785-841-5433
duane@kspts.com

Practice Area:
N/A

Topic(s):
Wellness, Mental Health, Sex Addiction, Compulsive Behaviors

Prior speaking engagements:
I do lots of presentations on behavioral/process addictions such as gambling, video-gaming, sex addiction and chemical addictions. I teach a model we developed called The Serenity Model which shows the connection of chemical to behavioral addictions and vice versa. The model teaches wellness I have presented at national and state conferences (Pharmacists, Nurses, Addictions, etc); universities, health centers. Our website www.kspts.com details this.


KENTUCKY

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Contact Information:
Yvette Hourigan
514 W Main St
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502-564-3795
Fax: 866-364-7254
yhourigan@kylap.org

Practice Area:
Personal Injury

Topic(s):
Aging Issues/Impairment, Drug Testing, Peer Support, Intervention, Wellness, Depression, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Work-Life Balance, Lawyer Assistance Programs, Compassion Fatigue, Law Students, Discipline, Suicide, Spirituality, Personal Story, Stress, Compulsive Behaviors

Prior speaking engagements:
Kentucky New Lawyers Program (300 lawyers); Kentucky Law Updates 2012 (spoke to over 7,000 Kentucky lawyers at 9 venues on impairment issues); UK College of Law 1L program (160 students); Chase College of Law 3L program (80 students); UL College of Law 1L program (150 students); Kentucky Law Updates 2011 (spoke to over 7,000 Kentucky lawyers at 9 venues on impairment issues); Westcare Recovery Day, Danville, KY  September, 2012 (200 in attendance).

Contact Information:
Eileen O'Brien
300 W. Vine St., Ste. 2100
Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: 859-231-3000
Fax: 859-246-3657
eileen.obrien@skofirm.com

Practice Area:
Civil litigation, family law

Topic(s):
Peer Support, Substance Abuse, Lawyer Assistance Programs, Spirituality, Personal Story, Stress

Prior speaking engagements:
Creating a workplace wellness program for the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce


LOUISIANA

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Contact Information:
Janet W. Miller
63 S. Stoner Ave
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: 318-424-4357
Fax: 318-424-4355
janetmiller@centerofrecovery.org

Topic(s):
Wellness, Substance Abuse, Work-Life Balance, Spirituality, Compulsive Behaviors

Prior speaking engagements:
NCGLS, National Conference for Problem Gambling, LA State Conf on Substance Dependence & Gambling, NCRG Conf, Oklahoma Tribal Training, NE State Conf, MN Gambling Conf, NJ Regional Conf.


MINNESOTA

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Contact Information:
Mark Mahowald
929 Portland Ave, #2505
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone: 651-470-8161
mahow002@umn.edu

Topic(s):
Substance Abuse

Prior speaking engagements:
Poster presentation FSPHP; Annual AMACAD Sleep Medicine Meeting; CCSAD

Contact Information:
Joan Bibelhausen
2550 University Ave. W, #313N
St. Paul, MN 55114
Phone: 651-646-5590
Fax: 651-646-2364
jbibelhausen@mnlcl.org

Practice Area:
LAP director

Topic(s):
Aging Issues/Impairment, Judges, Peer Support, Intervention, Wellness, Depression, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Work-Life Balance, Lawyer Assistance Programs, Sex Addiction, Law Students, Suicide, Stress, Compulsive Behaviors

Prior speaking engagements:
Numerous CLE programs in Minnesota including topics of mental health, stress, trauma, addiction, ethics and older adult issues. Most program are customized to suit a practice area or type of workplace.

Contact Information:
Patrick Krill
15251 Pleasant Valley Road, RE11, P.O. Box 11
Center City, MN 55012
Phone: 651-213-4851
Fax: 651-213-4888
pkrill@hazelden.org

Practice Area:
Addiction/Substance Abuse in the Legal Profession

Topic(s):
Drug Testing, Intervention, Substance Abuse, Personal Story

Prior speaking engagements:
http://www.hazelden.org/web/public/patrick_krill.page


MONTANA

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Contact Information:
Michael Larson
P O Box 1443
Dillon, MT 59725
Phone: 406-660-1181
mlarson@montanabar.org

Topic(s):
Aging Issues/Impairment, Substance Abuse, Lawyer Assistance Programs, Law Students, Personal Story

Prior speaking engagements:
2012 Western States Bar Conference; Numerous CLEs throughout the state of Montana.


NEVADA

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Contact Information:
Mark Greenberg
3371 N Buffalo Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89129
Phone: 702-515-1373
Fax: 702-515-8509
mgreenberg49@aol.com

Topic(s):
Aging Issues/Impairment, Intervention, Substance Abuse, Personal Story

Prior speaking engagements:
Colorado Winter Symposium. Other Topics: Help for the Helper, Men's Issues & The Impaired CD Professional

Contact Information:
Mel Pohl
3371 N Buffalo Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89129
Phone: 702-271-1734
Fax: 702-515-1379
melpohl@mac.com

Topic(s):
Substance Abuse, Pain Management, Spirituality

Prior speaking engagements:
American Society of Addiction Medicine; Freedom & Recovery Foundations Recovery Network (keynote); Alaska Addiction Professionals Conference (keynote)


NEW JERSEY

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Contact Information:
Stephen N. Maskaleris
248 Columbia Turnpike
Florham Park, NJ 7932
Phone: 973-377-9200
Fax: 973-377-9210
maskaleris@4njlaw.com

Topic(s):
Aging Issues/Impairment, Judges, Drug Testing, Peer Support, Intervention, Reinstatement, Wellness, Depression, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Work-Life Balance, Lawyer Assistance Programs, Pain Management, Compassion Fatigue, Law Students, Discipline, Suicide, Spirituality, Personal Story, Stress, Compulsive Behaviors

Prior speaking engagements:
List of speaking engagements available upon request.

Contact Information:
Nancy Stek
1 Constitution Sq
New Brunswick, NJ 8901
Phone: 732-565-7572
Fax: 732-249-4564
nancys@njlap.org

Topic(s):
Stress

Prior speaking engagements:
Colorado Bar Association; Princeton Medical Center Grand Rounds; National Judicial College / Other topics: Stresshardiness; Resilience in Life & Law


NEW YORK

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Contact Information:
James A. W. McLeod
50 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone: 716-845-2632
jmcleod@courts.state.ny.us

Topic(s):
Judges

Prior speaking engagements:
List of speaking engagements available upon request.

Contact Information:
John Rowley
320 N Tioga St
Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-277-4957
jrowley@nycourts.gov

Topic(s):
Aging Issues/Impairment, Judges, Peer Support, Wellness, Depression, Substance Abuse, Lawyer Assistance Programs, Compassion Fatigue, Law StudentsPersonal Story, Stress

Prior speaking engagements:
2011 Annual Conference of Chief Judges - Assisting Judges in Distress; 2011 Annual Conference NYS Family Court Judges -- substance abusing parents; 2011 Gender Violence Conference, New Delhi India


OREGON

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Contact Information:
Shari R. Gregory
520 SW Yamhill, Ste 1050
Portland, OR 97204
Phone: 503-226-1057
Fax: 503-226-7158
sharig@oaap.org

Topic(s):
Wellness, Depression, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Work-Life Balance, Lawyer Assistance Programs, Compassion Fatigue, Law Students, Discipline, Suicide, Stress
Additional topics: Mindfulness, Representing Impaired Clients, Career & Life Transition; Anxiety, Alcohol/Chemical Dependence

Prior speaking engagements:
Western States Conference; Career Development; Mentoring; NJ Bar Association.

Contact Information:
Douglas S. Querin
520 SW Yamhill, Ste 1050
Portland, OR 97204
Phone: 503-226-1057
douglasq@oaap.org

Topic(s):
Lawyer Assistance Programs
Additional topic: Ethics for mental health professionals & helpers

Prior speaking engagements:
Portland State University; Oregon Counseling Association; Deschutes County Mental Health; Corban University; Cedar Hills Hospital; Professional Recovery Network.

Contact Information:
Meloney Crawford, JD, CADC III, CGAC II
520 SW Yamhill St. Suite 1050
Portland, OR 97222
Phone: 503-706-4154
Fax: 503-226-7158
meloneyc@oaap.org

Practice Area:
lawyer assistance; addictions counseling

Topic(s):
Peer Support, Intervention, Wellness, Depression, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Work-Life Balance, Lawyer Assistance Programs, Sex Addiction, Law Students, Suicide, Spirituality, Personal Story, Stress, Compulsive Behaviors

Prior speaking engagements:
"Transitions: Challenge or Opportunity" at Oregon State Bar / "Stress Management at NALS / "Dealing W/ Stress" Lane Cty Bar Assn. / "Getting Time on Your Side" Lane Cty New Lawyers / "Dealing w/Difficult Students" WillametteU. Law School Admin. & Faculty / "Stress Management" for Bankruptcy Attys, Trustees & Judges ("Circle Of Love" Portland) / "Putting Grades Into Perspective" WillametteU. Law Sch. / "Connecting to Your Creative Self" 4th Annual Oregon Women Lawyers Retreat


PENNSYLVANIA

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Contact Information:
David Behrend
90 Cricket Ave, Ste 100B
Ardmore, PA 19003
Phone: 610-658-9838
Fax: 610-658-9839
behrend42@aol.com

Topic(s):
Aging Issues/Impairment, Judges, Reinstatement, Depression, Mental Health, Work-Life Balance, Law Students, Discipline

Prior speaking engagements:
20 years presenting CLEs; CoLAP National Conference for Lawyer Assistance Programs (3 years); Tri State Regional (PA/NJ/DE)

Contact Information:
Joanne Cole
100 Highpoint Drive
Chalfont, PA 18914
Phone: 609-638-0292
Fax: 866-593-7796
jcole@firstlab.com

Practice Area:
Addiction Treatment; Professional Monitoring

Topic(s):
Drug Testing, Peer Support, Intervention, Reinstatement, Depression, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Discipline

Prior speaking engagements:
International Nurses Society on Addiction x 2; Hospitals and healthcare centers; New Jersey Hospital Assn.; NJ Student Nurse Convention; WV Board of Nursing; Rutgers University

Contact Information:
Kenneth Hagreen
55 Central Blvd
Camp Hill, PA 17011
Phone: 717-737-9660
Fax: 717-737-9686
ken@lclpa.org

Practice Area:
Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program

Topic(s):
Aging Issues/Impairment, Judges, Peer Support, Intervention, Depression, Substance Abuse, Lawyer Assistance Programs, Law Students, Discipline, Spirituality, Personal Story, Stress

Prior speaking engagements::
Regular CLE presenter for the Pa. Bar Association and the Pa. Bar Instititute and various county bar associations; regular presenter at Pa. law schools (professional responsibility classes); presenter for Lawline.com (Internet CLE).

Contact Information:
Cheryl Knepper
P. O. Box 150
Wernersville, PA 19565
Phone: 610-743-6187
Fax: 610-670-5748
cknepper@caron.org

Practice Area:
Sex Addiction & Addiction Interaction

Topic(s):
Sex Addiction

Prior speaking engagements:
September 2012 - CCSAD Cape Cod Symposium on Addictive Disorders (Hyannis MA) - Topic was Women & Addiction / October 2012 - Moments of Change Conference (Palm Beach FL) - Panel discussion participant on topic of Addiction Interaction: Chemicals & Sex, the Backdoor to Relapse


TEXAS

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Contact Information:
Ann D. Foster
State Bar of Texas
P O Box 12487
Austin, TX 78711
Phone: 512-427-1453
Fax: 512-427-4127
ann.foster@texasbar.com

Topic(s):
Aging Issues/Impairment, Judges, Peer Support, Intervention, Reinstatement, Depression, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Lawyer Assistance Programs, Compassion Fatigue, Law Students, Discipline, Personal Story

Prior speaking engagements:
Advanced Micro Devices, Austin, TX; Texas Chief Justices Bi-monthly Meeting, Austin, TX; Dedman School of Law, Dallas, TX; Loche Liddell, LLP, Dallas, TX; Dallas Judges Conference, Dallas, TX


VIRGINIA

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Contact Information:
George H. Hettrick
959 E Byrd St
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: 804-788-8324
Fax: 804-788-8218
ghettrick@hunton.com

Topic(s):
Intervention, Substance Abuse, Lawyer Assistance Programs, Spirituality, Personal Story

Prior speaking engagements:
List of speaking engagements available upon request.

Contact Information:
David S. Mercer
112 S Alfred St
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-837-5007
Fax: 703-837-5017
david.mercer@mercertrigian.com

Topic(s):
Judges, Peer Support, Intervention, Wellness, Substance Abuse, Work-Life Balance, Lawyer Assistance Programs, Law Students, Spirituality, Personal Story

Prior speaking engagements:
List of speaking engagements available upon request.


WEST VIRGINIA

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Contact Information:
Karen Kahle
1233 Main Street, Suite 3000, POB 751
Wheeling, WV 26003
Phone: 304-231-0441
Fax: 304-933-8737
karen.kahle@steptoe-johnson.com

Practice Area:
Litigation

Topic(s):
Peer Support, Work-Life Balance, Lawyer Assistance Programs, Personal Story

Prior speaking engagements:
I have spoken to various groups throughout WV on lawyer assistance - what the volunteer committee can do; as well as how our volunteere committee persevered and after several years got the Supreme Court to set up a funded LAP. Bar members in states without funded LAPs may benefit from hearing me, as I could describe what we did in WV and 'inspire' you to do the same in your state.


WISCONSIN

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Contact Information:
Linda Albert
5302 Eastpark Blvd
Madison, WI 53707
Phone: 608-250-6172
Fax: 888-502-0268
lalbert@wisbar.org

Topic(s):
Judges, Depression, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Compassion Fatigue

Prior speaking engagements:
CoLAP 2011 National Conference for Lawyer Assistance Programs; WI Family Law Conference; WI Solo & Small Firm Conference; Canadian Pro Bono Conference

Contact Information:
Michael M. Miller
34700 Valley Rd
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
Phone: 262-354-4247
Fax: 262-646-1315
mmiller@rogershospital.org

Topic(s):
Substance Abuse

Prior speaking engagements:
Vice Speaker, Wisconsin Medical Society House of Delegates; Past President, American Society of Addiction Medicine; Director, American Board of Addiction Medicine and The ABAM Foundation.

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