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ILLINOIS SUPREME COURT STREAMLINES LAP FUNDING

During the COVID-19 pandemic, LAP has seen an increase in mental health issues, substance use, and financial stressors for judges, lawyers, and law students. All services at LAP are free and confidential with immunity under Supreme Court Rule 1.6, allowing more legal professionals to reach out without fear and stigma. 
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LAP EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR APPOINTED TO ABA POSITIONS

In addition to being re-appointed to the American Bar Association (ABA) Mental Health and Wellness Task Force for the Section of Litigation, Dr. Diana has been appointed to the ABA Practice Renewal & Reintegration Task Force. Dr. Diana’s competence, experience and commitment to the legal community is essential for our continued success. 
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LAP IS ASKING FOR YOUR FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO CONTINUE TO PROVIDE QUALITY CARE AND SERVICES DUE TO THE INCREASING NEEDS OF THE LEGAL PROFESSION

Legal professionals were struggling before the pandemic arrived and now are facing additional stressors, financial hardships, and increased mental health and substance use problems.  We are asking the legal community to financially support LAP and its mission, so that LAP can continue to expand its services throughout the State to Judges, Lawyers and Law Students.
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