Please watch this page for resources and updates
The OAAP attorney counselors are meeting with people by telephone or zoom, and although our physical offices remain closed, we are holding recovery meetings and groups by zoom. Please check out our calendar of events to learn about our groups and CLEs. We remain available to the Oregon legal community. Please call us at 503.226.1057 or reach us by email.
- 32nd Annual Attorney Dinner Celebrating Recovery: The dinner has been moved from Friday, May 15, 2020 to Friday, October 2, 2020. If you have any questions, please contact Doug Querin, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Bryan Welch at email@example.com.
- Thriving Today: The OAAP has a new blog! Scroll down (or click here) to read our posts, including tips and resources for enhancing your well-being.
About the OAAP
The Oregon Attorney Assistance Program (OAAP) provides CONFIDENTIAL and free counseling assistance to lawyers, judges, and law students. We can help with your concerns about your well-being, or the well-being of someone you care about. We offer short-term individual counseling, referral to other resources when appropriate, support groups, workshops, CLEs, and educational programs.
Each OAAP attorney counselor is both a lawyer and a counselor. Our experiences as practicing lawyers give us a strong foundation for understanding the situations that you face. Our training and experience as counselors provide us with the ability to listen and help you navigate toward solutions.
Thriving Today Blog
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We Offer Help & Hope
Our Attorney Counselors
- 24 May '18May 24, 2018 @ 12:00 pm May 24, 2018 @ 1:00 pm520 SW Yamhill Street, Suite 1050
Portland, OR 97204
- 30 Mar '20March 30 @ 5:30 pm March 30 @ 6:30 pm520 SW Yamhill Street, Suite 1050
Portland, OR 97204
- 20 Aug '18August 20, 2018 @ 5:30 pm August 20, 2018 @ 6:30 pm520 SW Yamhill Street, Suite 1050
Portland, OR 97204
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OREGON LAWYERS’ CONFERENCE ROOM
The PLF/OAAP cares about the safety and health of our community. We have decided to temporarily close the Oregon Lawyers’ Conference Room through the Month of August, 2020. We are sorry for any inconveniences that this causes you. If you feel you need practice management assistance please call the PLF at 503.639.6911. If you would like to speak to an attorney counselor at the Oregon Attorney Assistance Program, please call 503.226.1057. Please note that protocols can change and future appointments may be affected. Please watch this space for updates.
The Oregon Lawyer Assistance Foundation (OLAF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency that has been formed to provide financial need-based grants and loans to Oregon lawyers to defray some or all of the expense of treatment for alcoholism, chemical dependency, mental health issues, or other impairment. OLAF assists lawyers who access the Oregon Attorney Assistance Program (OAAP) and who are unable to pay for the treatment they need. (Treatment is outside the scope of services offered by the OAAP.) Lawyers who need OLAF’s financial assistance can apply for a loan or grant through the Oregon Attorney Assistance Program.
Your donations to OLAF make a difference in the lives of Oregon lawyers who are suffering with an illness they cannot afford to treat.
12th Annual OAAP and OWLS Women Lawyers Retreat
We are looking forward to our 12th Annual Women’s Wellness Retreat for Lawyers on April 5 & 6, 2019 at the Oregon Garden Resort in Silverton, Oregon. Our theme is Transforming Ourselves through Self-Compassion and Creativity.
Throughout the retreat we will enjoy plenty of relaxation, wonderful food, and free time to explore the gardens, enjoy a massage, swim, or soak in the hot tub. As always, we will be applying for CLE credits and anticipate engaging and informative speakers.
New Group Opportunity
Trans Law Professionals Peer Support Group
The OAAP is pleased to offer a biweekly evening peer support group. This inclusive group is open to all transgender, trans-questioning, nonbinary, gender-nonconforming, and intersex judges, lawyers, law students, and legal professionals and will be facilitated by Kyra Hazilla, JD, LCSW.
For more information or to join this group, please set up a meeting with Kyra Hazilla, at 503-226-1057, ext. 13, or at firstname.lastname@example.org. There is no fee, but advance registration is required as space is limited.