Mindfulness Practices to Support the Legal Front Lines (Web)

New York City Bar
LIVE WEBCAST
Mindful Mondays: City Bar Series on Well-Being and Mindfulness
Mindfulness Practices to Support the Legal Front Lines
Monday, June 8, 2020 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Online registration is closed. Please call Customer Relations to register at (212) 382-6663.

This webcast does not provide CLE credit, and will be held via Zoom. An invitation to access the meeting will be sent to all registrants 48 hours prior to the program.

Program Fee:

Free for Members | $50 for Nonmembers

Description:
Lawyers position themselves on the front lines of personal, moral, ethical and cultural battles, and right now, on the legal front lines of the pandemic. We work in the midst of conflict and hostility. We signed up for that and we’re good at it. Some might say we excel on the battleground. And yet, being a truly effective advocate requires that we remain passionate without becoming combative and we protect our own wellbeing and not succumb to feeling overwhelmed or embattled. In fact we have an ethical obligation to do this, not only for the sake of our own wellbeing but also to protect the wellbeing of our clients, communities, and society, especially during COVID-19.

This program will explore:
1. How to better understand the legal mind.
2. How to cultivate intentional states of mind, and choose which states of mind to use, for greater effectiveness and wellbeing.
3. The role of mindfulness meditation in the understanding and cultivation of the mind.

Judi Cohen founded Warrior One, a preeminent provider of mindfulness training for lawyers in the U.S. and internationally, and leads all of its programming including the Wake Up Call, a 20-minute, a weekly online mindfulness gathering for legal professionals. Judi is also a lecturer in mindfulness at Berkeley Law, and the Teachers Division Chair of the Mindfulness in Law Society.

Click Here to View Program Agenda & Faculty

Sponsoring Association Committee:
Mindfulness and Well-Being, Cecilia B. Loving, Chair

Co-Sponsoring Association Committees:
Alternative Dispute Resolution
, Charles M. Newman, Chair
Government Ethics & State Affairs
, Jennifer G. Rodgers, Chair
Mental Health Law
, Karen P. Simmons, Chair

Co-Sponsoring Organizations:
Lawyer’s Assistance Program
, Eileen Travis, Director
Office of Diversity & Inclusion
, Deborah Martin Owens, Executive Director



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