Question: Where can I get mental and legal assistance for a lawyer who is diabetic and depressed? He is from MI and is under going legal problems that need his attention but his debilitating illnesses interfere with his ability to protect his own rights.
Answer: The Michigan Bar may have resources avilable to help Michigan attorneys. The Michigan Bar offers LJAP, free, confidential telephone and/or personal consultations for lawyers and judges and their families, as well as employees of the Michigan State Bar. The phone number for this hotline is (800) 996-5522. Here in Arizona, the State Bar of Arizona has a similar program titled MAP for Arizona Attorneys. The hotline for that program is 800-681-3057.
February 01, 2008