GPSOLO - Table of Contents

Volume 23, Number 7
October/November 2006


Why on Earth Would I Call a LAP?
Rebecca Nerison
Lawyer assistance programs offer resources to get lawyers healthy—so they can get on with the job of helping others.

Out of the Shadows: Women and Addiction
Cindy McAlpin
The psychological and physiological effects of drugs and alcohol are often more severe for women than for men.

What to Expect in Treatment
Michael J. Sweeney and Meloney Crawford Chadwick
Treatment reunites families, saves lives, and restores damaged careers of impaired lawyers.

Lawyers with ADHD
Lynn Phillips
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is highly treatable with a combination of medication, lifestyle changes, and adaptive skills that “work around” its symptoms.

Living with Mental Illness
Eileen Travis
Lawyers need to understand the signs of mental illness to help themselves, colleagues, or clients.

Returning Veterans
Meloney Crawford Chadwick
Identifying and treating post-traumatic stress disorder is crucial for lawyers who return home as combat veterans and even those in noncombat positions.

Disciplinary Actions: When Bad Things Happen to Good Lawyers
Cydney Batchelor
Follow these tips for avoiding most disciplinary complaints or responding to a complaint notice from your disciplinary agency.

From Disciplinary Action to Recovery: ADPs and LAPs
Paul J. Virgo
All too often, lawyers face the truth about their substance abuse only when also faced with a disciplinary action.

The Mindful Lawyer
Robert Zeglovitch
Meditation can help lawyers ground themselves in an increasingly fast-paced and stressful culture.


From the Editor
jennifer j. rose
Stopping the Free Fall into Chaos

The Chair’s Corner
John P. Macy
What Will It Take?

General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Division News
2006-2007 Young Lawyer Fellows Program; GP|Solo Leaders Take Highest ABA Offices; Division Roster

Ready Resources
Ready Resources for Bumps in the Road

Product Review
Jean Maneke
Lindey on Entertainment Publishing and the Arts; Entertainment Law

Being Solo
David Leffler
Reach Out . . . and Ask for Help

GP Mentor
Parag Patel
Tax Law



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