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, both as a clinician and as an attorney.
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 (Institute for Continuing Legal Education) 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 Juris Doctor
from Michigan State University.