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Apr 27

A news article in a local Massachusetts newspaper reported the recent arrest of a lawyer late one night for drunk driving, endangerment of two young children in the back seat, and other charges. I glanced at the comments posted by readers in response to this article, and was dismayed by how contemptuous and cruel they were……

Apr 27

[Originally published in our recent newsletter:] My Name is Fred. . . and I am an alcoholic…. I volunteered to share my story here in the hopes that others of our honored profession who are similarly afflicted may catch a glimpse of the wonders of LCL and be encouraged to utilize this incredible resource. …

Apr 27

LCL Board VP Christine Marx, in her capacity as Associate Dean for Student Affairs at BU Law, is calling attention to the fact that law students, like practicing lawyers, can be vulnerable to career-disrupting alcohol and drug problems. To read her blog, click here. To read our blog commenting on hers, click here.

Apr 27

So many lawyers are depressed and/or addicted — this article from the September/October issue of The Bencher, reviews the extent of the problem and responsibility and potential impact of colleagues and firms to help.

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