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Stress

Each of us responds to stress in a different way - so what is stressful for one may not be stressful for another. Practicing law can be stressful and too much stress continuing over a long period of time can be harmful to your health. When lawyers talk of stress, they talk of constant pressure, office problems, dealing with difficult clients, exhaustion and loss of control. They talk about family problems and lack of time. The lawyer assistance program offers services to help you recognize and manage your stress.  It can and does get better call us today.  All calls are confidential.


Economic Recovery Resources

Many lawyers around the state are feeling added stress because of the economy. Many are experiencing a decrease in referrals, postponed settlements, and clients who are not paying their bills. The cumulative effect of any one of the above can impact the most successful of law practices.  The Alabama Lawyer Assistance Program (ALAP) has coordinated information to assist you, or someone you know, who may be experiencing financial stress and/or job loss and/or transition.


Calm, Rational Decisions Work Best in Difficult Times
By Jeanne Marie Leslie

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The ABA has developed a website to help you get through these uncertain
times. It includes information on: »

  • Job Search/Networking
  • Career Transitioning
  • Professional Development
  • Practice Management
  • Stress Management
  • Savings, insurance and Complimentary Programming/CLE.
  • Hot Recession Topics
  • Non-ABA Resources.
  • Go to Economic Recovery Resources

Any lawyer who seeks assistance as a self-referral can be assured that their information will be held in the strictest confidence.  Similarly, those who are concerned about a co-worker, peer or other legal professional are guaranteed the same confidentiality.  Call our confidential direct number at 334 834-7576.

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