HELPING LAWYERS IN FLORIDA SINCE 1986

Free & Confidential Help for Individuals in the Legal Profession

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32%

of lawyers under the age

of 30 have a problem with

ALCOHOL & SUBSTANCE USE

28%

of lawyers struggle

with some level of

DEPRESSION

19%

of lawyers demonstrate

symptoms of

STRESS & ANXIETY

11%

of lawyers have had

SUICIDAL THOUGHTS at

some point in their career

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

"It took many years, and lots of hard work on my part, but today I have rebuilt a life, a marriage, and a career to be proud of. FLA did that for me.” 

CONFIDENTIAL

100%

WHO WE ARE

In an effort to achieve it’s mission, FLA, through its over 300 volunteer legal professionals, has promoted the formation of over 30 weekly support groups throughout Florida for lawyers, judges, and law students. Some of these groups focus on substance abuse issues and are attended by legal professionals in recovery or who wish to learn more about the recovery process. Other groups assist legal professionals dealing with mental health issues or dual disorders. The groups meet at a designated location each week for approximately one hour. 

 

 

 

Attorneys, judges, and law students recovering from substance abuse, or those who are interested in entering the recovery process, are invited to attend an FLA lawyer/law student support meeting whether or not they have disciplinary or bar admission problems. Particular issues affecting the recovering lawyer and the maintenance of their recovery while contending with the pressures and ethical questions inherent in the practice of law or the bar admission process are regularly discussed. The groups are completely confidential, and no record of attendance or issues raised is reported to FLA or to the Bar (unless required by terms of probation or conditional admission).

 

For those legal professionals dealing with mental health issues such as stress, anxiety, depression, bi-polar disorder, dual diagnoses, or other compulsive disorders, FLA also sponsors facilitated support meetings. These meetings are run by licensed mental health professionals to whom a nominal fee is paid by the participants. As with the chemical dependency support meetings, the groups are confidential unless reporting is a requirement of probation or conditional admission.

 

CONTACT US

 ​​2335 E Atlantic Blvd. Ste. 410

Pompano Beach, FL 33062 

Tel: 954-566-9040

Toll Free: 800-282-8981

Fax: 954-568-0803

mail@fla-lap.org 

Until further notice, call the office for a quicker response 

 

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