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“Mindfulness in Law” in Florida


1998:  “The Mindful Practice of Law” Included as part of day-long Lorman CLE lecture.


1999:  “Mindfulness for Busy Professionals” lunchtime class offered by at Downtown Athletic Club.


2003-2007:  Miami Law professor and mediator, Mel Rubin, introduces mindfulness conversation to his mediation class.


December 2007:  “Mindfulness, Balance and the Lawyer’s Brain” CLE workshop takes place at Mandarin Oriental on Brickell Key.


January 2008:  “Mindfulness, Balance and the Lawyer’s Brain” CLE workshop takes place at Four Season Hotel on Brickell.


February 2008:  “Mindfulness, Balance and the Law Student’s Brain” workshop offered to students at the University of Florida.


August 2008:  “From Worrier to Warrior” mindfulness workshop offered at Business Law Section’s Annual Retreat in Naples, Florida.


September 2008.  Six week “Jurisight” mindfulness class offered to Miami Law students.


June 2009:  “Mindfulness, Neuroscience and the Effective Practice of Law” CLE program offered at the Florida Bar’s Annual Conference in Orlando.


September 2009:  University of Miami School of Law begins introducing a series of mindfulness programs.


January 2010:  Professional Responsibility and Mindfulness course offered as part of curriculum at Miami Law.


June 2010:  Florida Lawyer’s Assistance annual retreat includes mindfulness workshop.


January 2011.  University of Miami School of Law establishes Mindfulness in Law program.


March, 2011.  Federal Bar Association luncheon presentation “Mindfulness and Civility.”


March 9, 2012.  DCBA Bench and Bar Conference includes Mindfulness in Law Program. 


March 20, 2012.  Joint Task Force of FBA/DCBA holds Inaugural Meeting.


March 30, 2012.  Florida Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Organizes a Mindfulness in Law Presentation for its Opening Plenary


April 27, 2012.  FBA Bench and Bar Conference includes Mindfulness in Law Program.

Mindfulness in Law: Programming