Help is available to lawyers with addiction issues. If you need help or know someone who does, seek it out:
Lawyers have a tough job to do, and some try to alleviate the stress with mood-altering activities. Done to excess or illegally, that can make their situation much worse, as demonstrated by the criminal cases of at least two attorneys in the news this past week concerning their alleged activities.
[via: Help is Available for Lawyers with Addiction Issues at the ABA Journal]