Florida Lawyer's Assistance News

Guide to Addiction Treatment Health Coverage and Costs

October 28th, 2013

There’s an excellent guide to the average costs of addiction treatment, the federal and state laws covering health care coverage, and what to look for in a health insurance plan. You can find the guide at http://www.insurancequotes.org/health-insurance/health-resources/addiction-treatment-coverage/

FLA Workshop Evaluation Now Online

August 1st, 2013

Please help us out by completing the FLA annual workshop survey (under the Events tab). Thanks!

2013 FLA Annual Workshop

April 10th, 2013

Registration and conference information about this year’s Annual Workshop are now available under the “Events” tab on this site. Hope to see you there!

Attorneys and Gambling

November 5th, 2012

We are seeing more attorneys getting in trouble due to compulsive gambling issues. If you think you or someone you care about may have a problem with gambling, please make sure to look at the FLA web page with links to the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling at www.fla-lap.org/literature/gambling-and-attorneys/

International Lawyers in A.A. (ILAA) Online Meetings

November 5th, 2012

A reminder that ILAA hosts two online AA meetings every Monday at 8:00 and 10:00 Easter Time.  Please join us tonight.  You can attend the meeting by going to our website www.ilaa.org and clicking on the online meeting button and logging into the meeting with your user id and password (which you can get when you join […]

FLA, the Florida Bar, and the University of Florida Embark on Joint Aging Project

October 26th, 2012

Get this widget for your page Recognizing the looming issue of the “greying” of the legal profession (first noted in the 2007 NOBC-APRL report on aging), and the host of problems that may raise, FLA, the Florida Bar Center for Professionalism, the Bar’s Standing Committee on Professionalism, the Bar’s Legal Division, and the University of […]

Clay County Bar Association

October 1st, 2012

I had the pleasure of speaking at the Clay County Bar Association luncheon on September 27th, and as I’ve written before, these are my favorite presentations, especially when they’re held in a venue as lovely as the Continental Club in Orange Park (which I was informed was the old Palmolive vacation home). As I told […]

New W. Broward Meeting!

September 12th, 2012

With sincere thanks to Dan C. and Jim C., FLA is pleased to announce that after a number of years of trying, we finally have a weekly FLA lawyers support group starting in W. Broward. The meeting will be held Mondays at 6:00 pm at St. Benedict’s Episcopal Church in Plantation. We can really use […]

Indian River Bar Association

April 13th, 2012

I really do love speaking about FLA at local county bar association luncheon meetings. As I’ve said before, the very fact that 50 or 60 lawyers are willing to take off from the office on a lovely Friday afternoon to socialize with each other, maybe listen to someone like me talk at them, and enjoy […]

Martin County Bar Association

February 17th, 2012

I just got back from doing a presentation at the Martin County Bar Association and had to write about what pleasant experience it was, and what a great group of lawyers and judges I got to meet. I did my piece on the history and mission of Florida Lawyers Assistance, but I pointed out that […]