Alternative Discipline Program can help attorney addicts   
Recognizing the alarming rate of substance abuse among lawyers, the State Bar offers the Alternative Discipline Program — a chance to both obtain treatment for substance abuse and mental health issues, and save their law license.
Key to Competence – Be Mindful of Your Mind   
In addition to technical skill, a lawyer must also possess the requisite mental, emotional, and physical ability reasonably necessary to represent a client
(Special Credit -- Competence Issues (Addressing Substance Abuse and Physical/Mental Impairment))
Knowing When to Quit   
Aging attorneys who begin to lose the ability to practice face ethical dilemmas.
(Special Credit -- Competence Issues (Addressing Substance Abuse and Physical/Mental Impairment))
Addressing Substance Abuse   
Resources are available to help attorneys recover from addiction.
(Special Credit -- Competence Issues (Addressing Substance Abuse and Physical/Mental Impairment))
Diversity in High Places   
Making diversity an enduring reality at the nation’s law firms requires determination as well as creativity.
(Special Credit -- Competence Issues (Addressing Substance Abuse and Physical/Mental Impairment))
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