October 17, 2018

Voices of Recovery Podcast Series

The ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs has produced a new podcast series about overcoming substance use disorders, mental health issues and addiction. The lawyers featured in this series have all agreed to tell their story in the hope that it will reduce the stigma surrounding these issues and encourage others to get the help they need.

Episode 1

Laurie Besden
Executive Director of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers of Pennsylvania, Inc.

Episode 2

James Heiting
Managing Partner of Heiting & Irwin, Past President of the State Bar of California

Episode 3

Michael Burke
Executive Director of the Michigan Association of Problem Gamblers, Author of "Never Enough: One Lawyers True Story Of How He Gambled His Career Away"

Episode 4

Andrew McKenna
Northeast Market Director for Addiction Campuses, former Federal Prosecutor and attorney in private practice

Episode 5

Francine Ward
Business and Intellectual Property Law Attorney, Member of the ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs Advisory Committee

Episode 6

Courtney Wylie
Former Lawyer, Certified Leadership Coach and Member of the ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs Advisory Committee

Episode 7

Stephanie Mitchell Hughes
Attorney, writer and speaker working to change the world by sharing her experience with depression and resilience.

Episode 8

Jeff Zapor
Case Monitor for the Michigan Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program and a former attorney in private practice.

Episode 9

Danny
Attorney in private practice.

Episode 10

Lynn Garson
Attorney in private practice and author of "Southern Vapors" (published 2012) and the upcoming "Dear Mr. Knight in Shining Armor."

The ABA Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs has produced a new podcast series about overcoming substance use disorders, mental health issues and addiction. The lawyers featured in this series have all agreed to tell their story in the hope that it will reduce the stigma surrounding these issues and encourage others to get the help they need.