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Mental Health First Aid training minds the business of our community

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Ferd & Gladys Alpert Jewish Family Service (Alpert JFS) is taking the lead in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA), destigmatizing...

When it comes to lawyer stress, less is more

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Although I firmly believe mental health is something we should talk about year-round, it’s been especially important to highlight as...

Smart policing in action: Civil citations for juveniles

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In Miami, the Miami-Dade County (MDC) State Attorney’s Office (SAO) and the 34 local police departments have a close working...

Brushing Up on Mindfulness

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You have probably brushed your teeth today, doing so for two reasons: fresh breath and maintaining healthy teeth and gums....

Should you pursue board certification?

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Close to 91,000 lawyers are currently eligible to practice law in Florida and more are entering the field each year...

Answers to commonly asked questions regarding firm names

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The Florida Bar Ethics Department receives numerous inquiries regarding the propriety of law firm names. These inquiries are made through...

The mental-health link between stress, coronavirus, and women

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Stress Awareness Month is right around the corner, coming on the heels of Women’s History Month, and the negative effect...

The Mindful Lawyer: Working with fear and anxiety

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The practice of law — and the living of life — is met from time to time with experiences that...

The Mindful Lawyer: Heart-opening practices

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The imagery most frequently associated with Valentine’s Day is the heart.  We live at a time when an aching heart...

Substitute teaching improves lawyering

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In the spring of 2020, I juggled to keep my civil defense practice moving, keep my clients happy, continue evaluation...