Causes: Human Services
Mission: Assisting impaired attorneys
Programs: The program assists attorneys by performing interventions, evaluations, offering referrals to dr's and alcohol, drug dependency and mental health treatment centers. Follow up and educational programs are held for 8,000 lawyers throughout the state. The association aids lawyers seeking assistance for alcohol, drugs and other psychological illnesses. The program is funded inpart by the iowa supreme court and the iowa state bar association. The program is wholly separate from both entities and is governed by an independent board of directors.