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2017 National Conference for Lawyer Assistance Programs

October 17-19 at the Kansas City Marriott in Kansas City, Missouri


Sobering Statistics - Prevalence of Substance Abuse in the Legal Profession

Webinar from the National Association of Bar Executives (NABE)

June 23, 2017

2:00 PM CST

This June webinar session which will be broadcast live from the NABE 2017 Small Bar Conference! Michele Haggerty, Legal Community Specialist from Retreat Premier Addiction Treatment Centers, will provide insight on understanding the issues underlying and resulting from substance dependence abuse. Michele will also share examples of programs and policies implemented by bar associations that have helped bar association members help themselves.


Getting Lost in Our Own Lives
A (Free!) ABA CLE Webinar

June 28, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Lawyers suffer increasingly from depression and anxiety, which are not only impairments in and of themselves, but also major contributing factors to substance abuse. In this program, our seasoned panelist will examine some of the root causes of lawyer distress and factors that the legal profession and lawyers' personalities contribute to these conditions. Based on the premise that "Work—Life Balance" is a modern day fiction, the program will focus on areas of life that lawyers can control in order to increase their happiness and emotional resilience.

Topics of discussion will include:

  • Identifying root causes of lawyer distress
  • Focusing on areas of life that lawyers can control
  • Increasing your happiness and emotional resilience


Robynn Elizabeth Moraites


Center for Professional Development
Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs

Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division

Health Law Section

Public Services Division

Section of Family Law

Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division

Young Lawyers Division


  • Recorded Webinars