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The Mindful Lawyer: Breathing into clarity and calm

People who practice mindfulness tend to fall into one of two camps.  There are those who are interested in finding...

Are your client communications secure?

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Lawyers may not realize that many of the programs they use on a daily basis involve cloud computing. For example:...

The Mindful Lawyer: Practicing together online

You may have noticed the abundance of online programs and trainings associated with just about everything. . . including mindfulness....

The Mindful Lawyer: Insights from a three-and-a-half-year meditation retreat

One of the reasons for the legal profession’s interest in mindfulness is the popularization of scientific research examining changes in...

Taking effective remote depositions

With litigation practices entering the world of remote technologies due to the coronavirus pandemic, counsel should understand the tools and...

The three P’s of disaster preparedness: How legal issues are critical during hurricane season

It only takes one hurricane to change your life, your home, and your community. Just ask anyone in the Florida...

Virtual feedback on remote court proceedings — a judge’s perspective

In the face of an unprecedented pandemic, remote court appearances by video, once an outlier event, have now become the...

Mindfulness Practice: Observe the moment as it just is

The practice of law is often in the service of justice. Justice for our clients, for a cause, for society....

Maintaining legal decorum in the ‘new normal’

There have been marked changes in how society functions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and its “social distancing”...

Social distancing for extroverts

You cannot turn on a TV today without hearing about the importance of “social distancing” and “self-isolating.” COVID-19 has quickly...