Bar Rules

Rule 7-102. Membership.

State Bar Programs / Part VII - Lawyer Assistance Program / CHAPTER 1 LAWYER ASSISTANCE COMMITTEE / Rule 7-102. Membership.

The Committee shall be appointed by the President of the State Bar in accordance with Article VIII, Section 1, of the bylaws of the State Bar of Georgia. In addition, the President, at his or her discretion, may appoint up to four non-lawyers to serve on the Committee, provided that such non-lawyers are licensed, certified addiction counselors, certified employee assistance professionals, licensed therapists, or other persons who have experience in conducting alcohol and drug rehabilitation intervention programs or mental health assistance programs. The term of such non-lawyer appointment shall be one year. Any member of the Committee who is a recovered chemical or alcohol dependent person must have a period of sobriety of at least five years.

GO TO Rule 7-101. Committee.
GO TO Rule 7-103. Responsibility.
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