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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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’

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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

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

Mindfully Washing Hands

Mindfulness
Concerns over contracting the coronavirus have led to health warnings to wash hands frequently and for at least 20 seconds....

The Mindful Lawyer: Don’t be afraid to out yourself as a meditator

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One of the great joys of teaching is when the student becomes the teacher. A few years ago, at a...

The Mindful Lawyer: Relaxing a tension and attention

Mindfulness
It is said that the practice of mindfulness is simple but not easy. This column is intended to help bridge...