October 2013 | Volume 76, No. 9
The Texas Bar Journal examines how mental illness and addiction to a controlled substance can lead an attorney down the road to ruin—and how TLAP can provide hope and help to those in need.
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Look Back in Texas Bar Journal History:
Legal Services for the Poor: What Each of Us Can Do
By Joe Nagy
Announce Texas Bar Private Insurance Exchange
How the State Bar of Texas is working to provide health care options to members.
By the Texas Bar Journal Staff
Courtroom to Classroom
How an innovative teaching guide created by law clerks is bringing the inner workings of the Supreme Court of Texas to students across the Lone Star State.
By Morgan Craven, Kyle Highful, Jennifer Wu, and Andrew Wynans
= Help + Hope
How to keep legal minds intact by mitigating compassion fatigue.
By Linda Albert
Is Your Brain on ______
A look at addiction, a neurobiological illness and stress regulatory disorder.
By Michael Groat
A lawyer’s story of alcoholism and recovery.
How volunteer attorneys with the Texas Lawyers’ Assistance Program can help colleagues in need.
Interview by Lowell Brown
How understanding warning signs and using the Texas Lawyers’ Assistance Program can help save lives.
By Hannah Kiddoo
- Startling Stats
How the three-person team with the Texas Lawyers’ Assistance Program debunks the common myths it believes keep people from getting the help they need.
By Lowell Brown
How the Sheeran-Crowley Memorial Trust—created to help attorneys suffering from addictions and mental problems—is saving lives.
By Michael Lee
- Healing Power
The Pro Bono College celebrates the attorneys, paralegals, and law students who commit to serving those in need.
By Hannah Kiddoo
- Ethics Opinions 634, 635, 636, and 637
Firm: The Black Dog
How to resume a productive life after clinical depression.
By Ted Weiss
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