Fall 2020


2021 WVJLAP Conference & Retreat

Please join us for the Annual WVJLAP Conference & Retreat May 14th – May 16th, 2021 at Stonewall Resort. We hope that all board members, participants, volunteers, and members of the bench and bar who support WVJLAPs mission will attend.

*** The Retreat will offer an opportunity for CLE credits, as well as training for WVJLAP Volunteers.



Employers Address Covid-19 Concerns:  

Read this LexisNexis article from “The Lawyer’s Daily,” discussing recommendations for employers in addressing the concern of the rise in alcohol and substance abuse during Covid-19


In stressful times, this surprising lesson from neuroscience may help to lessen your anxieties:

“Your brain is not for thinking. Everything that it conjures, from thought to emotions to dreams, is in the service of body budgeting. This perspective, adopted judiciously, can be a source of resilience in challenging times”…Read More


Wellbeing & The Judicial Assistance Initiative:

Listen to this podcast: Judge David Shaheed discusses the path to well-being