Other Bay Area Assistance Programs

The State Bar of California Lawyer Assistance Program (LAP)
State Bar of California Lawyer Assistance Program

Senate Bill 479 (Burton) created LAP to expand State Bar aid to attorneys with substance abuse or mental health problems.

The mission of LAP is to enhance public protection, maintain the integrity of the legal profession, and support recovering attorneys in their rehabilitation and competent practice of law.

Visit the website directly to review its services in detail.

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The Other Bar
www.otherbar.org

The Other Bar is a network of recovering lawyers and judges throughout the state, dedicated to assisting others within the profession who are suffering from alcohol and substance abuse problems.

The Other Bar is a private, non-profit corporation, and is founded on the principle of anonymity and strict confidentiality. The program is voluntary and open to all California lawyers, judges and law students.

Visit the website directly to review its services in detail. Consultants and volunteers stand ready to assist their colleagues in all areas of recovery.

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Lawyer’s Life Coach
www.lawyerslifecoach.com

Lawyer’s Life Coach provides coaching on a variety of levels; individual, group, leadership excellence, and law firm/legal department services.

Through regularly scheduled sessions, a professional coach helps you identify what gives your life meaning and develop specific action strategies that mobilize your best assets. Just as a personal trainer helps you develop—and stick to—a fitness plan or performance goal, a coach helps you clarify your most important goals and craft an action plan to get there.

Visit the website directly to review its services in detail.

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