The recent suicide of a federal public defender in the State Bar of Georgia parking deck served as a tragic exclamation point for an effort by bar associations in Georgia and elsewhere to stem an often-unseen tide of suicides - successful and attempted - among attorneys. Chuck Pekor Jr. (above), chairman of the State Bar's Lawyer Assistance Program, said members respond to calls for help at all hours.
State Bar tries to take on suicides
February 27, 2013
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