An attorney in the 12-step recovery process typically refers to a legal professional who is trained to provide assistance  

and guidance to individuals who are in recovery from addiction or substance abuse. Attorneys in this field are often well-versed in the laws and regulations surrounding addiction treatment, recovery,  

and support, and they can help clients navigate the complex legal landscape associated with these issues. 

In more detail, an attorney in the 12-step recovery process can help clients with a variety of legal issues, 

Assisting with the process of getting into a treatment facility or program 

Helping clients understand their rights and responsibilities under the law 

Advising clients on the best course of action for their specific situation 

Representing clients in court if necessary 

Helping clients navigate the process of obtaining disability or other benefits 

Advising clients on the legal implications of their recovery and how it may affect their criminal record, child custody, etc. 

– Assisting with the process of creating a will or estate plan – Advising clients on legal issues related to employment or housing