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Be a Judicial Lawyer

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Court proceedings are not about the presiding judge. Great judges will focus solely on the issues at hand and not...

The Mindful Lawyer: Mindfulness and Anxiety — A Process of Elimination

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In today’s column we cut to the chase and make explicit one of the ways that practicing mindfulness can help...

Be A Referring Lawyer

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An old friend invited me to dinner. We originally met on opposite sides of a case and found common cause...

Be a Listening Lawyer

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Abraham Lincoln once said, “When I am getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one-third of my time...

A mindful look at pain and suffering

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In mindfulness circles the language of the law slips in when the topics of resilience, decision-making, and well-being are discussed....

Be a Diligent Lawyer

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Diligence comes in many different packages, depending on the circumstances. I once met a new client who quickly outlined their...

Latest edition of Historical Review celebrates 75th anniversary of Florida Supreme Court’s building

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The latest issue of Historical Review, a publication of the Florida Supreme Court Historical Society, celebrates the 75th anniversary of...

Be a Perceptive Lawyer

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Perspective matters. Skiing out West with my family, a heavy snowfall ended a bluebird day. I stopped on the slope...

Be an intentional lawyer

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How many days end with the gut feeling that you didn’t accomplish what truly needed to be done? It happens...

A Mindfulness Holiday Gift: The Present Moment Pivot

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The holiday season and the New Year offer lawyers opportunities to reflect and take stock, to grow and heal, and...