Contributing Factors, Helpful Resources, Obligations to Colleagues, and More
This program focuses on strategies for preventing, recognizing, and addressing substance use problems in the legal profession. Identify warning signs, understand risk factors, clarify your ethical responsibilities, and more. Detect red flags from the get-go - register today!
Uncover practical guidance for detecting signs of impairment.
Determine the importance of finding a work-life balance.
Develop strategies for battling substance use issues.
Unearth common causes of work, sex, and food addictions.
Identify key steps to take when you suspect a colleague needs help.
Preventing and Identifying Substance Abuse Issues
Strategies for Combatting Substance Abuse Issues
Gambling, Sex, Work, Food, and Other Addictions
Legal Obligations of Attorneys Who Suspect Substance Abuse in a Colleague
BRIAN S. QUINN is a licensed attorney in Pennsylvania who currently serves as the education and outreach coordinator for Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers of Pennsylvania, Inc., a lawyers assistance program established in 1988 for the purpose of helping lawyers, judges, and law students recover from alcoholism, drug addiction, and mental health disorders. He obtained his undergraduate degree, his J.D. degree, and a certificate in drug and alcohol counselling from Villanova University. Prior to working for Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers of Pennsylvania, Inc., Mr. Quinn was engaged in private practice for nearly 40 years and he has also worked in the field of alcohol and drug counselling at Mirmont Treatment Center and Malvern Institute in suburban Philadelphia. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers of Pennsylvania and served as a peer volunteer for over six years prior to accepting his current role as the organization's educator. As LCL's educator, Mr. Quinn has conducted CLE presentations for bar associations, private law firms, and professional organizations in Pennsylvania, as well as for national CLE providers on a variety of topics in the fields of lawyer wellness and impairment in the legal profession.
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