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Lawyers Helping Lawyers Assistance Program

Hugh Edwin Hood, Co-Chairperson
406 S. Boulder Ave., Ste. 432
Tulsa, OK 74103-3869
918-747-4357

Jeanne Meacham Snider, Co-Chairperson
P.O. Box 370
Norman, OK 73069-7108
405-366-5466

John W. Coyle III, BOG Liaison
125 Park Ave., 1st Floor
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-9101
405-232-1988

Brenna N. Wiebe, YLD Representative
502 W. 6th Street
Tulsa, OK 74119-1016
918-587-3161

Joseph P. Balkenbush Jr., Staff Liaison
1901 N. Lincoln Blvd.
P.O. Box 53036
Oklahoma City, OK 73152
405-416-7000

John Morris Williams, Staff Liaison
1901 N. Lincoln Blvd.
P.O. Box 53036
Oklahoma City, OK 73152-3036
405-416-7000


Aims and Objectives

  1. The goal of the Lawyers Helping Lawyers Assistance Program is to provide appropriate referrals, support, intervention, mentoring and other assistance to those attorneys impaired by alcohol or drug use or having other mental health issues.
  2. These goals and objectives are met through and by:
    1. Utmost confidentiality
    2. Statewide coordinated network of Committee members
    3. Immediate Response and intervention
    4. Personal assessment
    5. Toll-free 800 number
    6. Educational Programs
    7. Journal Articles
    8. Part-time Director