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December 07, 2022

Articles & Audio about LAPS

In a pickle? Here's how a lawyers assistance program can help

In this episode of Asked & Answered, the ABA Journal’s Stephanie Francis Ward speaks to Bree Buchanan, director of the Texas Lawyers Assistance Program of the State Bar of Texas, about how lawyers assistance programs work.


Lawyers and Alcohol Abuse: NYC Lawyer Assistance Program Is Here to Help (New York Law Journal, May 25, 2018)

Lawyers’ Assistance Program can help attorneys cope with stress (Madison - St. Clair Record, May 4, 2018)

Letter to the Editor: Resources Are Available Right Now for Lawyers in Crisis (Texas Lawyer, February 16, 2018)

Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program, Inc. Releases Performance Audit: July 22-Oct. 26, 2015 (Louisiana Bar Journal, June/July 2017)

Meet the Alabama Lawyer Assistance Program (The Alabama Lawyer, March 2017)

WVLAP provides vital services for substance abuse, mental health to legal professionals (West Virginia Record, March 7, 2017)

Baker: What does treatment look like for lawyers, judges in need? (The Indiana Lawyer, March 8, 2017)

Lawyers Assistance: JLAP Help on the Rise (Louisiana Bar Journal, December 2016/January 2017)

What is the Lawyers Assistance Program? A Short Q & A (The Advocate of the Idaho State Bar, August 2016, pg. 42) 

Lawyers Assistance: 75 Years of Hope, Recovery and JLAP (Louisiana Bar Journal, June/July 2016)

The Mississippi Lawyer (Winter 2016):
 Confidential Professional Assistance for Lawyers and Judges
 Focus...Lawyers and Judges Assistance Programs
 Perspectives from Mississippi Lawyers
 How it Works - A Judge's Perspective
 LJAP Works - The Chief Justice's Perspective 

Lawyer Assistance Programs: Advocating for a Systems Approach to Health and Wellness for Law Students and Legal Professionals (NCBE Bar Examiner, Dec. 2015)    

JLAP: Saving Lives and Careers (Res Gestae, March 2015)

LAP, Inc. Offers Comprehensive Life-Saving Services (Louisiana Bar Journal Dec. 2014/Jan. 2015)

All Stressed Out and Nowhere to Go (Pg. 38) (The Advocate of the Idaho State Bar, May 2014)

Lawyer Assistance Programs: Help Is on the Way (ABA Student Lawyer, Dec. 2012)

Addressing Addiction (Legal Management Magazine, Association of Legal Administrators, Nov/Dec 2009)

Understanding Addiction, Helping Clients and Colleagues (The Alabama Lawyer, Sept. 2008)

A Star is Born: The Making of the Lawyers and Judges Assistance Theme Issue (May 2008)

A Conversation With Denise Perme (Washington Lawyer, March 2008)

“We’re From The Bar, And We’re Here To Help You” Lawyer Assistance Programs (ABA GPSolo Magazine, Oct/Nov 2004)