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Florida Bar Leadership Academy Class VIII: The Experience of the ‘Pandemic Class’

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The Florida Bar Leadership Academy is composed of some of the brightest leaders around the state who go through a...

Mindful Walking: Transform everyday moments of walking into a beneficial mindfulness practice

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The New Year is offering many of us cool mornings, blue skies, and a bright sun that beckon us outdoors...

Giving the gift of time: Committing to increase pro bono service during the holiday season and year round

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As we reflect upon the holiday season, we are reminded of the importance of having safe and stable housing where...

Fernandez Rundle: Low pay cripples our criminal justice system

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No matter where you live in Florida, it is no secret that your State Attorney’s Office needs help – funding...

Mindfulness and Holiday Hurricanes

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Even though hurricane season is over, we can still expect a few holiday hurricanes. Things like rooms filled with the...

Lawyers and gifts: ‘The ethical implications are not always so clear’

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While both lawyers and clients frequently offer gifts with the best of intentions, the ethical implications are not always so...

Volunteer and pro bono opportunities for attorneys with the Florida Guardian ad Litem Program

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There are more than 30,000 abused, abandoned, and neglected children under the jurisdiction of Florida’s juvenile dependency courts. This number...

The relevance of mindfulness to the work of legal professionals

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This month I’d like to reacquaint you with one of the world’s leading authorities on the science of mindfulness. Dr....

The Mindful Lawyer: ‘So, gather your monkeys and squirrels and let them loose in the garden of your imagination’

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In today’s column we’ll explore a practice that traipses into the territory of mind wandering, yet more precisely meanders into...

Balancing on the Breath

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Life is a balancing act. Meaningful engagement with work, family, friends, community, and ourselves can often be challenging given how...