Behind The Curtain of the Lawyers Assistance Program

Behind The Curtain of the Lawyer’s Assistance Program

One hour of CLE credit for mental health/substance abuse for only $25 for members of the Buncombe County Bar, $50 for non-members

Wednesday, February 13, 12:45 – 1:45 pm

The Venue, 21 North Market Street, Asheville, NC 28801

Robynn Moraites, the new Director of the NC Lawyer Assistance Program will discuss emerging mental health trends seen with lawyers across the state. Program participants will peek behind the curtain into the inner workings of LAP, and hear about the inherent tension of how LAP operates within the framework of the NC State Bar. Ms. Moraites will answer any questions attendees may have about mental health issues, alcoholism, confidentiality of the program, and the discipline process of the State Bar. Additionally, a LAP volunteer will reveal the details of their personal recovery from addiction.