Committees, Programs & Sections

Note: The Lawyer Assistance Program is a service offered to Bar members and is not available to the general public. It is also not a Lawyer Referral Service. For help in finding an attorney please contact your local bar association.
 

 Lawyer Assistance Program

The Lawyer Assistance Program (LAP) is a confidential service provided by the State Bar to help its members with life's difficulties. In order to help meet the needs of its members and ensure confidentiality, the Bar contracts the services of CorpCare Associates, Inc., Employee Assistance Program, a Georgia-headquartered national counseling agency.

The LAP provides a broad range of helping services to members seeking assistance with depression, stress, alcohol/drug abuse, family problems, workplace conflicts, psychological and other issues. You can contact the LAP by calling 800-327-9631, or by emailing Lisa Hardy, vice president, CorpCare Associates, Inc., at lisa@corpcareeap.com.

Services Available Through LAP

All services are accessible through the confidential LAP Hotline: 800-327-9631

  1. Telephone Hotline: Staffed by trained counselors 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you are a lawyer or judge and have a personal problem that is causing you significant concern, the Lawyer Assistance Program can help. Please feel free to call LAP's confidential hotline at 800-327-9631.
  2. Personal Counseling: Up to six prepaid in-person sessions per presenting issue per 12-month period.
  3. Work/Life Program for assistance with such issues as childcare, elder care and finances. Callers receive advice, referrals and materials customized to take into account their individual concerns, financial and geographic needs. These referrals are reached through calling the LAP Hotline: 800-327-9631.

Suicide Awareness Campaign

Suicide Awareness CampaignThe State Bar of Georgia's suicide awareness campaign has a dual purpose, directed toward those who are suffering from anxiety and depression and may be at risk for suicide, as well as all Bar members, who need to recognize the severity of the problem and be able to identify warning signs among our colleagues. If you are thinking about suicide or are worried a friend may be contemplating suicide, immediate action is critical. Call the confidential LAP Hotline 1-800-327-9631. Read more.

 

 

National Resources

The American Bar Association Commission on Lawyer Assistance Programs is pleased to direct you to other related sites of interest on the Internet. Many of these sites will also direct you to additional resources that you may find to be useful starting points. As with any resource, please use your own judgment when selecting your individual supports and information. Read More

More Information

State Bar of Georgia Lawyer Assistance Program Brochure

Bar Rules Regarding The Lawyer Assistance Program

View the list of Lawyer Assistance Committee members