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is Connecticut's lawyer assistance program providing crisis intervention and referral services to the Connecticut legal community. We are lawyer-funded, lawyer-supported and committed to helping members of the Connecticut legal community overcome personal, mental health and addiction problems.
What is Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers?
Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers Connecticut, Inc. (“LCL-CT”) is a Connecticut non-profit corporation created under IRS Section 501(c)(3) and pursuant to C.G.S. Sec. 51-81d to
- Provide assistance to those in the Connecticut legal community who experience alcoholism, drug addiction, depression, anxiety, compulsive disorders (including gambling addiction), stress or other distress that impairs that individual’s ability to function;
- Aid in the curtailment of malpractice claims and disciplinary complaints;
- Educate the legal community about the diseases of alcoholism, chemical dependency, depression and other distress that impacts the ability to practice law effectively; and
- Educate the legal community and the families of Connecticut lawyers and judges about the scope of services offered by the Connecticut lawyer assistance program.
What services are offered by LCL?
- Early identification of impairment.
- Intervention and motivation of attorneys to seek help.
- Referral for assessment, evaluation and development of an appropriate treatment plan.
- Referral to appropriate mental health and community resources, self-help groups, outpatient counseling, detoxification and rehabilitation services.
- Information and referral for depression and stress.
- Informational programs on substance abuse and addiction.
- Statewide support network of attorneys in recovery.
LCL services are voluntary and available to all attorneys, judges and law students in the State of Connecticut, whether or not the individual is a member of the Connecticut Bar Association.
All LCL services are strictly confidential and protected under C.G.S. §51-81d(f), as amended.
Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers-Connecticut, Inc. | 2080 Silas Deane Highway | Rocky Hill, CT 06067 | Phone 860.563.4900
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