February 17, 2009
Effective Lawyering - The Meditative Perspective
The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, the Bar Association of San Francisco, and Spirit Rock Meditation Center present Effective Lawyering: The Meditative Perspective A Meditation Retreat for Law Professionals and Students, April 2-5, 2009, (Thursday afternoon through Sunday midday) with James Baraz, Norman Fischer, Charlie Halpern, Edith Politis, and Judi Cohen at Spirit Rock Meditation Center Woodacre, California. MCLE Credits: 5 hours
Mindfulness meditation can provide a practical tool for busy legal professionals to enhance their law practice, quiet the mind, increase clarity and awareness, and restore a more peaceful balance to their lives. This program will include meditation instruction and practice, and will explore the interplay between contemplative and legal practices and the role meditation has played in enriching the professional lives of lawyers. The program is appropriate for beginners and experienced meditators.
The leadership for the retreat is comprised of senior meditation teachers and lawyers with substantial experience in both law and meditation practice. Cost: Sliding scale of $275 - $425, which includes meals and accommodations. Scholarships are available for people of color as well as separate scholarships based on need. Register online with Spirit Rock. For more information, visit the Spirit Rock website, or contact the Law Program Director at the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society. -jl
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