Join us for a Walk on the Wild Side, supporting LAP’s Fall Fundraiser
Roam the Brookfield Zoo, Septmeber 29, 2021, enjoy the evening Reception, Food Stations, Networking & Guest Speaker!
$150 Registration, must register by September 17, 2021
Sponsorships are available, donations are needed, click to register and support LAP:
LAP is honoring those who have contributed greatly to our organization in the past year with the following awards:
Honorable John Powers Crowley Award
This award is presented to members of the judiciary who have contributed to the goals and mission of LAP, one of which is to educate the Illinois Legal Community
Illinois Supreme Court
Chief Justice Anne M. Burke
Justice Rita B. Garman
Justice Mary Jane Theis
Justice P. Scott Neville, Jr.
Justice Michael J. Burke
Justice David K. Overstreet
Justice Robert L. Carter
Carl H. Rolewick Award
This award is given to an attorney who has contributed significantly to the goals and mission of LAP
Daneen Fitzpatrick Berres
Michael J. Howlett Jr. Award
This award is given to individuals or organizations in recognition of their promotion of LAP within the Illinois Legal Community
A not-for-profit dedicated to helping Illinois judges, lawyers, & law students.
To help lawyers, judges, and law students get assistance with substance use, addiction and mental health problems.
LAP Weekly Group Meetings
Lawyers and law students will find group meetings to be a place to come together for organic clinically-led conversation and support.
LAP Virtual CLEs
Available 24/7 clinical topics from LAP’s expert clinical staff for your Mental Health CLE credits and personal development.
LAP in the Press
Fresh announcements, events and more for the legal community.
Everything you need to succeed in our everchanging legal landscape from meditation tracks to wellness tools.
Nationally acclaimed expert clinical speakers coming to your firm, office or chambers.
Who We Are
& What We Do
Lawyers’ Assistance Program is a not-for-profit organization that helps Illinois lawyers, judges, law students, and their families concerned about alcohol use, drug dependency, or stress related issues like anxiety, burnout, depression, and many others. Our services include Expert Mental Health and Substance Use Assessments, Referrals to Specialized Treatment, Individual Consultations, Ongoing Support Groups for Men, Women, and Law Students, Interventions, Wellbeing Techniques & other needed services
Lawyers Helping Lawyers
Illinois Supreme Court Rule 1.6(d) mandates confidentiality for all information received by LAP volunteers and trained interveners during interventions and related meetings. Both the volunteer and client are assured that anything disclosed is specifically protected by the attorney client privilege. The only exception relates to a client signing a release of information asking LAP to report on his or her behalf to another organization or individual. Additionally, the Interveners and Reporter Immunity Law guarantees immunity for LAP Volunteers and those who participate in its work.
Mental Health & Substance Use Evaluations, Referrals & Supportive Services
Illinois LAP helps lawyers, judges and other legal professionals with mental disorders. This can be anything from anxiety, or drug and alcohol use problems, to stress, depression, and other issues.
If you’re suffering from any of these disorders, don’t hesitate to contact Illinois LAP today. We offer many different mental health services that are sure to help you in your time of need.