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The Mindful Lawyer

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The practice of law carries with it a range of uncertainties, with perhaps the most salient being whether the client...

Making it personal: The effects of alcohol and substance abuse in the legal community

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Since I joined the bench as a county judge in the Ninth Judicial Circuit in 2005, it has been my...

The Bar’s oldest active attorney, WJ (Jackson) Vaughn, at 105, is a living testament to the history of the profession

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At 105, William Jackson Vaughn is the oldest active member of The Florida Bar. One of my favorite songs is...

Mindfulness and the law: The renewal of an old friendship

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The legal profession’s embrace of mindfulness took many by surprise. It still does. Today’s column takes a serious look at...

Web accessibility and the ADA

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Websites are now a new frontier for the Americans with Disabilities Act. Because so much of the business and shopping...

The Mindful Lawyer

Columns
The resolution of disputes often involves the mediation process. Many readers of this column will have participated in a mediation...

The Heart of Mindfulness

Mindfulness
This column offers readers information on mindfulness and related domains, drawn from the insights and experiences of lawyers and judges...

Point of View: Crucial support for backbone of Florida court, justice system

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Facing an increasing number of key vacancies in critical positions and a growing disparity between starting salaries offered by Florida’s...

A core component to effective communication is listening

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We lawyers play many roles in our interactions with clients. While we often regard ourselves as problem solvers, the attorney-client...

Presidential Perspectives: Terry Russell — 2001-02

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As part of a project to document the history of The Florida Bar, the former presidents were asked to comment...