Mindful Lawyering Group
Washington Contemplative Lawyers is an organization for Washington State lawyers and judges interested in mindfulness and the law. WCL explores how mindfulness can enhance legal skills, increase professionalism, and improve lawyer and judge wellbeing.
The group aims to provide support to lawyers and judges incorporating mindfulness into their professional lives; education on the relevancy and application of mindfulness to the legal profession; and opportunities to practice mindfulness together in retreat and other settings.
Mondays from Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Informal discussion follows.
WSBA Lawyers Assistance Program1325 4th Ave., 11th Floor, Seattle
The meeting includes a short shared mindfulness practice. No prior mindfulness experience is necessary as our discussion and exercises are accessible to both beginners and those with existing practices, formal or otherwise. This is a non-religious group and welcomes persons of all backgrounds and beliefs. Tea is provided.
You can check our blog at http://wacontemplativelaw.blogspot.com/.
Also, http://www.law.buffalo.edu/baldycenter/mindfullaw/ provides more detailed information about mindfulness in the practice of law and administration of justice.
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