LJA Committee

The Lawyers and Judges Assistance Committee shall provide (1) assistance to members of the legal profession who suffer from chemical dependence or from physical, emotional, or mental disabilities that result from disease, disorder, trauma, or age, and which impairs or tends to impair their ability to practice law and their professional conduct; (2) education for the legal profession regarding impairment from chemical dependence or physical, emotional or mental disabilities, particularly as it affects professional conduct; and (3) protection to the public served by the Bar. The Lawyers and Judges Assistance Committee shall have all powers and duties as provided by the Supreme Court of Mississippi in the Rules of the Mississippi Lawyers and Judges Assistance Program.

Bonnie Bridgers Smith, Madison