Bar Rules

Rule 7-202. Volunteers.

State Bar Programs / Part VII - Lawyer Assistance Program / CHAPTER 2 GUIDELINES FOR OPERATION / Rule 7-202. Volunteers.

The Committee may establish a network of attorneys and lay persons throughout the state of Georgia who are experienced or trained in impairment counseling, treatment or rehabilitation, who can conduct education and awareness programs and assist in counseling and intervention programs and services. The Committee may also establish a network of peer-support volunteers who are members of the State Bar of Georgia who are not trained in impairment counseling, treatment or rehabilitation, who can provide support to impaired or potentially impaired attorneys by sharing their life experiences in dealing with (a) mental or emotional health problems, (b) substance abuse problems or (c) other similar problems that can adversely affect the quality of attorneys’ lives and their ability to function effectively as lawyers.



GO TO Rule 7-201. Education, Information and Awareness.
GO TO Rule 7-203. Intervention and Counseling.
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