Alberta Lawyers' Assistance Society

About Us

Vision & Mission


Preventing stress from becoming distress, preventing distress from becoming crisis and preventing crisis from becoming terminal or long-term debilitation


Enhancing the immediate and long-term well-being of Alberta lawyers, articling and law students, and their dependent families through confidential and non-judgmental psychological assistance, peer support, education and community.


We are a registered Canadian charity with formal objects, approved by the Canada Revenue Agency. These objects can be summarized as:

  • to educate Alberta legal professionals and families about alcohol and drug use, mental illness and emotional distress,
  • provide professional counselling and peer support, and
  • to reduce the incidence of addiction, mental illness and emotional distress through education and coping strategies.