Conference Speakers

Tish Vincent

Tish Vincent joined the staff of the State Bar of Michigan as the Program Administrator for the Lawyers & Judges Assistance Program in April 2012 bringing twenty-six years of experience as a mental health professional and five years of experience as an attorney. She began her career in mental health offering outreach to therapists struggling with their own eating disorders. After earning her Masters in Social Work she worked at Community Mental Health, Saint Lawrence Health System Psychiatry and Addiction Units, Psychological Health Systems Behavioral Medicine Managed Care Organization, conducted trainings for the State of Michigan Department of Human Services and maintained a private practice. She has developed expertise working with professionals who are struggling with addiction and mental health challenges. Ms. Vincent chose law as her second career and practiced Health Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution in the mid-Michigan area. She is an ICLE contributor, a provider for the Health Professionals Recovery Program, and an immediate past board member of the mid-Michigan Chapter of the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids and a Masters of Social Work and a Juris Doctor from Michigan State University.