Legal and Clinical Expertise
Link Christin, JD, MA, LADC, brings a lifetime of experience to his role of executive director of the Legal Professionals Program at Caron. Mr. Christin holds a JD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and a master’s degree in addiction counseling. A civil trial lawyer for more than 25 years and partner in two law firms, he followed his decades of practice with a second career as founder and director of the first major legal professionals treatment program in the country.
His successful career along with his own personal recovery from substance use disorder contributed to his knowledge and understanding of the issues those in the legal field face when affected.
Mr. Christin consults with lawyers and/or law firms prior to admission, works with attorneys one on one and in group settings while they are at Caron, and coordinates a continuing care plan to assure their safe and stable return to the workplace and the community.