This draft paper by Lisa Villarreal-Rios, Barbara Bowe, and Rodney S. Dowell, brings together research from lawyer assistance programs, disciplinary offices and law office management programs to discuss holistic efforts to protect the profession and the public.

These materials were presented at the 2016 International Conference of Legal Regulators.

Session title: Diversion dos and don’ts

Bringing It Together to Help the Distressed Attorney: Lawyer Assistance Programs, Disciplinary Offices and Law Practice/Office Management Programs