Jeﬀ Wasserman was a litigation attorney in Delaware for nearly 33 years. In August 2015, he was transferred to disability inactive status due to gambling disorder. Currently, Jeff is the Judicial Outreach and Development Director for the Delaware Council on Gambling Problems where he leads eﬀorts to raise awareness of gambling addiction in the criminal justice system. He also provides peer support services to problem gamblers and takes calls on a problem gambling helpline. Jeff volunteers for the Pennsylvania Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers and the Delaware Lawyers Assistance Program.
Jeff holds a BS in Political Science from the University of Rhode Island; Master’s in Public Administration from New York University; and a Juris Doctor from Delaware Law School. He is a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) and an International Certified Gambling Counselor (ICGC-I).
Jeﬀ has been a presenter or keynote speaker for various organizations and institutions including, the Arizona Department of Gaming, Delaware State Bar Association, Montana State Bar Association, the National Council on Problem Gambling, Delaware Law School and the National Association of Drug Court Professionals. Jeﬀ has been interviewed by local and national news outlets on problem gambling and co-hosts All In: The Addicted Gambler’s Podcast.
Jeff Wasserman shares stories of his struggles with gambling addiction, the lessons he’s learned, and the work he’s doing now to help others.
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