Additional Services

Various services to help lawyers, judges and law students who suffer from addictions and other types of mental health disorders.

The Foundation

The Alabama Lawyer Assistance Foundation is a nonprofit [501(c) (3)] corporation under the management of an elected Board of Directors.

Jeanne Marie Leslie Service Award

The purpose of this award is to honor a state bar member, a volunteer or a committee member who has shown exemplary dedication to assisting those in need in the area of substance abuse or mental health. This award is granted by the Board of Bar Commissioners of the Alabama State Bar upon the report of the Alabama Lawyer Assistance Program (ALAP) Committee.  There is no requirement that this award be presented on an annual basis or that it be limited to one recipient a year. Jeanne Marie Leslie is the former director of the Alabama Lawyer Assistance Program and her legacy continues on through this award.

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