Section .0600 - Rules Governing the Lawyer Assistance Program


27 NCAC 01D .0601         Purpose

The purpose of the lawyer assistance program is to: (1) protect the public by assisting lawyers and judges who are professionally impaired by reason of substance abuse, addiction, or debilitating mental condition; (2) assist impaired lawyers and judges in recovery; and (3) educate lawyers and judges concerning the causes of and remedies for such impairment.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 84-22; 84-23;

Readopted Eff. December 8, 1994;

Amended Eff. February 3, 2000.