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Ten Ways Lawyer Assistance Programs Can Help Senior Lawyers

Statistics show that lawyers have a heightened set of problems with mental health including depression, substance use, and serious anxiety which can all be exacerbated as lawyers age. The older we get, the more difficult it can be to bounce back and we face a lot of grief as we begin to lose some of the skills that made our careers successful. There is good news. Senior lawyers have some great resources that are readily available through state lawyers' assistance programs ("LAPs"). Read on for ten ways LAPs can help older lawyers.

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