Transition Assistance Services (TAS)

The State Bar provides free counseling for attorneys who need help with a difficult personal problem or career transition. For information on counseling services call 800-341-0572 or email the TAS program.

Short-term personal counseling

TAS will arrange up to two free one-on-one counseling sessions with a local therapist who specializes in working with legal professionals around any personal issue or concern impacting work productivity — stress, burnout, minor depression or relationship issues.

Career counseling

Members who have difficulty finding meaningful work in a tight employment market, find their current legal employment unsatisfying or are pondering how they might better utilize their law degree may need to meet with someone who can discuss their career.

TAS provides up to two free counseling sessions with a career counselor who specializes in assisting attorneys who wish to make a positive career change.

Contact us

Douglass Hull
Director
Lawyer Assistance Program
800-341-0572
Email: LAP@calbar.ca.gov