March 25, 2020

National Conference Materials Archives - 2016



Best Practices for Increasing Diversity and Inclusion in LAPs and the Legal Profession

  • Implicit Bias Videos and Toolkit
  • Hon. Donald L. Allen, Member (2013-16), ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs and District Court Judge, 55th Judicial District Court, Ingham County Michigan
  • Paulette Brown, Immediate Past President, American Bar Association
  • Tish Vincent, MSW, JD, Program Administrator, Michigan Lawyers & Judges Assistance Program


How to Offend without Really Trying: The Ethics of Cultural Self-Awareness

  • Michael Kahn, LPC, JD, Reel to Real Workshops


The Joyful Journey: How Lawyers Can Navigate Professional and Personal Suffering to Find Fulfilment

  • Robert Bianchi, Esq., Partner, The Bianchi Law Group

We Learn by Listening-Law Students Get Personal

  • Tom Roman, Member, Law School Assistance Committee, ABA Commission on Lawyers Assistance Programs
  • Judith M. Rush, JD, Director of Mentor Externship, University of St. Thomas School of Law, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Chase Andersen, Esq., Case Manager, Minnesota Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers
  • Yvette Hourigan, Esq., Director, Kentucky Lawyer Assistance Program
  • Robynn Moraites, Esq., Director, North Carolina Lawyer Assistance Program

Using Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) as an Initial Intervention in a Residential or Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Treatment Setting

  • Joseph Troncale, MD, DFASAM., Medical Director, Retreat Premier Addiction Treatment Centers
  • Anne McDonald, Esq., Executive Director, Kansas lawyers Assistance Program


LAPs and Treatment Providers: Best Practices for Experience, Strength and Hope

  • Joan Bibelhausen, JD, Executive Director, Minnesota Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers
  • Chelsy A. Castro, JD, MA, MSW, Clinical Case & Program Manager, Illinois Lawyers’ Assistance Program, Inc.
  • Dr. Janet Hicks, Director of Professionals Program, Cornerstone of Recovery
  • Cathy Killian, Clinical Director, North Carolina Lawyer Assistance Program
  • Phillip A. Kosanovich, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, The Manor


Practicing Law with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD)

  • Bryan Welch, Attorney Counselor, Oregon Attorney Assistance Program
  • Diane Markel, MS, LADC, Case Manager, Minnesota Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers


Challenging Stigma to Encourage Lawyers and Judges to Seek Help Early

  • Derek C. LaCroix, QC, Executive Director, Lawyers Assistance Program of British Columbia
  • Douglas Querin, Attorney Counselor, Oregon Attorney Assistance Program
  • Bree Buchanan, JD, Director, Texas Lawyers’ Assistance Program

We Get By With a Little Help From Our Friends

  • Laura McClendon, MA, CEAP, Executive Director, Tennessee Lawyers Assistance Program
  • Loretta Oleksy, JD, LSW, Deputy Director, Indiana Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program

Bridging The Gap: Helping Lawyers Transition From Working Full Time To Not Working At All

  • Jennifer-Kate Aaronson, Esq., Chief Disciplinary Counsel, Delaware Office of Disciplinary Counsel
  • Johnathan H. Mack, Psy.D., Forensic Psychology and Neuropsychology Services, P.C.
  • R. Judson Scaggs, Esq., Chair, Delaware Lawyers Assistance Committee
  • Carol P. Waldhauser, Esq., Executive Director, Delaware Lawyers Assistance Program

 

Explanations Not Excuses: The Intersection of Lawyer Misconduct and Addiction – How Regulators and Assistance Programs Work Together

  • Tracy Kepler, Esq., Member, ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs
  • James C. Coyle, Esq., Regulation Counsel for the Colorado Supreme Court
  • Aria Eee, Esq., Deputy Bar Counsel, Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar
  • Barbara Ezyk, Esq., Executive Director, Colorado Lawyers Assistance Program
  • William Kane, Esq., Director, New Jersey Lawyers Assistance Program
  • William D. Slease, Esq., Chief Disciplinary Counsel, New Mexico Supreme Court Disciplinary Board

 

Being a Zealous Advocate and Helping Other Lawyers

  • Derek LaCrois, QC, Executive Director, Lawyers Assistance Program of British Columbia
  • Andrea Jones, JD, President, Lawyers Assistance Program of British Columbia
  • Scott Meiklejohn, Esq., Vice-Chair, Colorado Lawyers Helping Lawyers