Mindfulness in Law: Programming

Mindfulness Programs and Events

Past and Upcoming 2012 Events:


November 9, 2012: National Association of Woman

Judges (NAWJ) Annual Conference 

Judges Ellen Leesfield and Chris McAliley, along with Professor Scott Rogers will present a workshop on mindfulness in law for judges.

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June 1, 2012: Daily Business Review
Judge Alan Gold will present the keynote luncheon address on mindfulness in law  at the “A View from the Bench” program.

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May 29, 2012: Joint Task Force Meeting

The Mindfulness in Law Joint Task Force of the Dade County Bar Association and Federal Bar Association  will hold its final meeting of the 2011-2012 term.


May 11, 2012: Mindfulness Sitting Group

Attorneys, Judges, Law Professors and Law Students along with all other members of the legal profession are invited to join together for a group mindfulness practice/sitting from 12:15-12:45 at the DCBA office.


April 27, 2012: Southern District Biennial  Bench & Bar Conference

Lance Harke, chaired a panel discussion on Mindfulness in Law with: Federal Judge Alan Gold, Federal Magistrate Judge Chris McAliley, Law Professor Scott Rogers, Trial Attorney, Harley Tropin, and Physicians, Ian Rees and Eric Mitchell.

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April 24, 2012: Joint Task Force Meeting

The Mindfulness in Law Joint Task Force of the Dade County Bar Association and Federal Bar Association held its second meeting.


April 12, 2012: JTF Informational Group Meeting

The Lawyers, Judges, Law Professors, and Law Students involved in “information” group held their first meeting.



April 10, 2012: JTF Sitting Group Meeting

The Lawyers, Judges, Law Professors, and Law Students involved in developing and supporting “Mindful Sitting Groups”  met at the DCBA office.


March 30, 2012: FLAFCC Annual Conference

Judge Sandy Karlan chaired and Professor Scott Rogers conducted the Opening Plenary of 2012 Annual Conference of the Florida Association of Family and Conciliation Courts held in Tampa, Florida.


March 20, 2012: Joint Task Force Inaugural Meeting

The Mindfulness in Law Joint Task Force of the Dade County Bar Association and Federal Bar Association held its inaugural meeting.

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March 9, 2012: DCBA Bar and Bench Conference

Past-President of the DCBA, Steven Davis, chaired a panel discussion on Mindfulness in Law with: Federal Magistrate Judge Chris McAliley and Law Professors Scott Rogers and George Knox.

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