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The Mindful Lawyer: Resistance is Fertile

It’s early morning and you’re on your way to meditate when you abruptly turn around and get back in bed....

How to deal with third-party lienholders in property damage cases

With hurricane season upon us again, many lawyers may soon find themselves representing homeowners in property damage claims against insurance...

Mindfulness Without Meditation

This column frequently offers instructions and tips to engage in a variety of basic mindfulness practices. Today we look at...

A balance between in-person and virtual court proceedings should be established

While the COVID-19 pandemic ushered in a number of innovations to address the public health threat of the virus, one...

Mental Health Awareness Month: Take the steps you need to flourish

My term as president began in the middle of a global pandemic that catapulted our familiar, traditional way of work...

The Mindful Lawyer: Becoming self-aware of your inner critic can go a long way to being free from its painful messaging

For the past 20 years, the legal profession has been taking note and exploring the potential role mindfulness practices can...

Mental Health First Aid training minds the business of our community

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

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

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

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