Events

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Past Events

February 27, 2010, Cambridge, MA. The Negotiation Within. A symposium sponsored by the Harvard Negotiation Law Review, at Harvard Law School. Free. http://www.hnlr.org/?page_id=540.April 8, 2010 San Francisco, CA. From Reactivity to Responsiveness: Increasing our Capacity for Choice and Awareness When the Going Gets Tough. 12th Annual Spring Conference of the ABA Alternative Dispute Resolution Conference in San Francisco at the Hyatt Regency. Led by Scott Rogers. http://themindfullawyer.com/aba_2010.html.

April 2010. Santa Fe, NM. Lawyer’s Retreat: “Attention Pays: From Reactive Brain to Reflective Mind”. Hosted by The Institute for Mindfulness Studies and Brains on Purpose.

Mar. 27, 2009, Las Vegas. Further Beyond Reason: Emotions, the Core Concerns,, Mindfulness & Ethics in Negotiation. The Annual Saltman Lecture at UNLV School of Law. Presented by Leonard Riskin. Mar. 27, 2009. 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Also available as teleconference through ABA Section on Dispute Resolution. http://www.abanet.org/dispute/cle/CLEFurther_Beyond_Reason-Riskin_032709.pdfApril 2-5, 2009 Woodacre, CA. Effective Lawyering: The Meditative Perspective. A Retreat for Legal Professionals and Students. Sponsored by the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society. Led by James Baraz, Judi Cohen, Norman Fischer, Charlie Halpern & Edith Politis. At Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre. See http://www.contemplativemind.org/programs/law/events.html, register online with Spirit Rock, http://www.spiritrock.org.

April 19, 2009. Miami Beach, FL. “Worrier to Warrior” Mindfulness for Lawyers workshop. Conducted by Scott Rogers at The Institute for Mindfulness Studies, 800 West Avenue, Suit C-1, on Miami Beach. To learn more or register, visit http://themindfullawyer.com. Enrollment limited to ten participants.

May 1-2, 2009, Seattle, WA. 16th Annual Northwest Dispute Resolution Conference. Five workshops dealing with mindfulness in dispute resolution: Empathy, Intelligence, Adaptability: The Science and Practice of Presence, led by Claudia Bernard & Belinda Griswold; From Reactive Brain to Reflective Mind, led by Stephanie West Allen; Mindfulness for Conflict Resolvers, led by Leonard Riskin; How Mindfulness & Loving-Kindness Practice Support Mediator Presence, led by Mary Zinkin; Mindful Mediation, led by Doug Nathan. At University of Washington School of Law, Seattle. Conference website: www.mediate.com/nwadr.

June 11-13, 2009, Malibu, CA. Mindfulness for Conflict Resolvers: Lawyers, Mediators, Negotiators, Judges, Arbitrators & Managers. Pepperdine University School of Law, Institute for Dispute Resolution. Led by Leonard Riskin and Rachel Wohl. See http://www.law.pepperdine.edu/straus/training_and_conferences.

June 25, 2009, Orlando FL. Mindfulness & Neuroscience: Enhancing Lawyer Effectiveness and Stress-Reduction — From the Inside Out. Led by Scott Rogers, with Hon. Alan S. Gold, Leonard Riskin, Paul R. Lipton & George F. Knox. At the Annual Florida Bar Convention.

July 20-22, 2009 (Downtown) Chicago. Summer Institute on Negotiation: Critical Skills for Effective Negotiating. Northwestern University, School of Continuing Studies. Led by Leonard Riskin and Daniel Shapiro. This course, offered for the sixth time, integrates instruction and practice in mindfulness with the teachings of Roger Fisher and Daniel Shapiro’s award-winning Beyond Reason: Using Emotions as You Negotiate (Viking 2005). http://www.scs.northwestern.edu/summernu/programs/negotiation.cfm.

October 11-16, 2009. Rhinebeck, New York. Jurisight for Legal Professionals. Sponsored by the Institute for Mindfulness Studies, Miami Beach, FL. Led by Scott Rogers. At Omega Institute . To learn more or register, visit http://themindfullawyer.com.

Oct. 15-17, 2009, Woodstock, VT, Woodstock Inn. Mindfulness for Conflict Resolvers: Lawyers, Mediators, Negotiators, Judges, Arbitrators & Managers, Pepperdine University School of Law, Institute for Dispute Resolution & Vermont Law School. Led by Leonard Riskin and Rachel Wohl. http://www.law.pepperdine.edu/straus/training_and_conferences. Visit Mindfulness in Education Conference 2009

June 19-21, 2008. Malibu, CA. Mindfulness for Conflict Resolvers: Lawyers, Mediators, Negotiators, Judges, Arbitrators & Managers. Pepperdine University School of Law, Institute for Dispute Resolution. Led by Leonard Riskin, University of Florida College of Law, and Rachel Wohl, Maryland Supreme Court’s MACRO program (Maryland Conflict Resolution Organization).June 28, 2008, Miami, Florida. Mindfulness, Balance & The Lawyer’s Brain: A Workshop for Lawyers. Institute for Mindfulness Studies. Led by Scott Rogers, Director. (8.5 Florida CLE credits). http://www.imslaw.com.

July 16-18, 2008, Summer Institute on Negotiation. Northwestern University, School of Continuing Studies, Evanston, Illinois. Led by Leonard Riskin, University of Florida College of Law, and Daniel Shapiro, Harvard Law School and Harvard Medical School. This course, offered for the sixth time, integrates instruction and practice in mindfulness with the teachings of Roger Fisher and Daniel Shapiro’s award-winning Beyond Reason: Using Emotions as You Negotiate (Viking 2005). http://www.scs.northwestern.edu/summernu/programs/negotiation.cfm.

August 3 – 8, 2008, Smith College, Northampton, MA. Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, 4th Annual Summer Session on Contemplative Curriculum Development. $650 (includes housing and meals). http://www.contemplativemind.org/programs/academic/summer.html.

April 12 – 15, 2007, Meditation Retreat for Law Professionals and Students (Thursday afternoon through Sunday midday) With James Baraz, Norman Fischer, Charles Halpern, Mary Mocine. 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 $255 – $405, which includes meals and accommodations.
Scholarships are available for students and public interest professionals. Register online with Spirit Rock, http://www.spiritrock.org.July 12-14, 2007, Summer Institute on Negotiation. Northwestern University, School of Continuing Studies, Evanston, Illinois. Led by Leonard Riskin, University of Florida College of Law, and Daniel Shapiro, Harvard Law School and Harvard Medical School. This course, offered for the fifth time, integrates instruction and practice in mindfulness with the teachings of Roger Fisher and Daniel Shapiro’s award-winning Beyond Reason: Using Emotions as You Negotiate (Viking 2005).

July 9-13; July 16-20, 2007, Harvard Negotiation Insight Initiative Summer Learning Forum. Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Some of these courses include elements of mindfulness. These courses may be of interest to people on this list; some may contain elements of mindfulness training and other contemplative practices.

Jan. 5, 2006, New Orleans, LA. Plenary presentation and concurrent session on contemplative practices in law school education, at Association of American Law Schools Workshop: A Search for Balance in the Whirlwind of Law School. with Richard Boswell, Deborah Calloway, Charles Halpern, and Leonard Riskin. http://www.aals.org.March 16-17, 2006, St. Louis, MO. Negotiation and Mindfulness, led by Leonard Riskin (University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law) & Daniel Shapiro (Harvard Law School). http://www.law.missouri.edu/cle/programs.html

April 20-23, 2006, Northern California, Lawyers Retreat, Spirit Rock Meditation Center. Woodacre, West Marin County. Led by James Baraz, Norman Fischer & Charles Halpern. http://www.spiritrock.org/html/residential_calendar.html. Sponsored by Center for Contemplative Mind in Society Law Program. http://www.contemplativemind.org/programs/law/links.html.

June 22-24, 2006, Malibu, California. Mindfulness for Dispute Resolvers: Lawyers, Mediators, Negotiators, and Managers Taught by Leonard Riskin (University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law) and Rachel Wohl (The Maryland Judiciary’s Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office). Sponsored by Pepperdine University School of Law, Institute for Dispute Resolution. http://law.pepperdine.edu/straus.

June 25-29, 2006, Cambridge, Mass. Mindfulness for Dispute Resolvers: Negotiators, Mediators, Lawyers, Managers. Taught by Melissa Blacker (Stress Reduction Program, University of Massachusetts Medical School) and Leonard Riskin (MU School of Law). Sponsored by the Harvard Negotiation Insight Initiative, Program on Negotiation, Harvard Law School.

June 19-23 and June 25-29, 2006, Cambridge, Mass. Note: In addition to the mindfulness program listed immediately above, the Harvard Negotiation Insight Initiative will sponsor four other programs that might appeal to persons interested in mindfulness in dispute resolution.

June 19-23 and June 25-29, Cambridge, Mass. Note: In addition to the mindfulness program listed immediately above, the Harvard Negotiation Insight Initiative will sponsor four other programs that might appeal to persons interested in mindfulness in dispute resolution. (1) June 19-23: Beyond Yes Two: The Next Step in the Journey, taught by Erica Ariel Fox and Marc Gafni; (2) Generative Change: Transforming Organizations as Living Systems, taught by William Isaacs and David Marsing; (3) June 25-29: Beyond Yes One: Deeper Wisdom and the Art of Negotiation, taught by Erica Ariel Fox and Marc Gafni; (4) Into the Heart of Conflict: Mastery for Mediators. Taught by Kenneth Cloke.

July 13 – 15, 2006, Evanston, Illinois. Summer Institute in Negotiation: Critical Skills for Effective Negotiating. Taught by Leonard Riskin (MU School of Law) and Daniel Shapiro (Harvard Law School). (Infuses mindfulness into a program based upon Roger Fisher and Dan Shapiro’s Beyond Reason: Using Emotions as You Negotiate (Viking 2006)). Sponsored by Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies, http://www.scs.northwestern.edu/summernu/programs/negotiation.cfm.

July 17-21, 2006, Admont, Austria. Second International Summer School on Business Mediation. Sessions related to mindfulness by Ken Cloke (Santa Monica Mediation Center), Erica Ariel Fox (Harvard Law School) & Leonard Riskin (MU School of Law). http://www.isbm.at.

July 27-29, 2006, Austin, Texas. Mindfulness for Dispute Resolvers: Mediators, Lawyers, Managers, and Negotiators. Taught by Leonard Riskin (University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law) and Rachel Wohl (The Maryland Judiciary’s Mediation and Conflict Resolution Organization). Sponsored by the Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution, The University of Texas School of Law. For more information call 512.471.3507 or visit the Center’s website at http://www.utexas.edu/law/cppdr.

Fall 2006, Columbia, Missouri. National Gathering on Mindfulness in Law. Sponsored by the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, Intitiative on Mindfulness in Law and Dispute Resolution, and other organizations.

Jan. 27, 2005, Mindfulness and the Legal Profession: Lessons from Medicine While Breaking New Ground, by Jon Kabat-Zinn. 1:30-2:50, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, Hulston Hall, room 7, Columbia, Missouri. For information on Jon Kabat-Zinn’s other presentations in Columbia and his book signing for Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness.February 10, 2005, Eugene, Oregon, “Mindfulness in Law,” at University of Oregon Law School, 6:00 p.m. Led by Leonard Riskin.

February 11, 2005, Portland, Oregon, “Mindfulness in Law and Dispute Resolution. All day. Led by Leonard Riskin & Charles Wiggins. Sponsored by Oregon Mediators Association and University of Oregon School of Law.

April 16, 2005. Los Angeles, CA. Mindfulness in Mediation and Law: Dealing with Stress and Enhancing Satisfaction, Understanding and Performance. Led by Leonard Riskin at ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Annual Conferenceat Millennium Biltmore Hotel. 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m http://www.abanet.org/dispute/laconference05.html.

May 10, 2005, Salt Lake City, Utah, “Mindfulness and Conflict Resolution,” plenary presentation at Utah Council on Conflict Resolution 7th Annual Conference on ADR. Led by Leonard Riskin. http://www.uccr.net.

May 15-20, 2005, Tassajara Zen Mountain Center, CA, Law Dharma: Meditation and Meditative Movement. Led by Mary Mocine.

June 16-18, 2005, Malibu, California, “Mindfulness in Law and Dispute Resolution” taught by Miriam (Marguerite) Millhauser & Leonard Riskin and Shauna Shapiro, Pepperdine University School of Law Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution. http://law.pepperdine.edu/straus.

June 20-25, 2005, Cambridge, Mass., Harvard Law School, Harvard Negotiation Insight Initiative. Three workshops: (1) “Beyond Yes: Wisdom and the Art of Negotiation,” taught by Erica Ariel Fox and Marc Gafni; (2) “Cultivating Awareness and Balance: Mindfulness in Law and Dispute Resolution,” taught by Melissa Blacker & Leonard Riskin; and (3) Neutrality in Mediation: Professional Distance and Passionate Engagement,” taught by Norman Fischer and Jack Himmelstein.

July 14 — 16, 2005, Evanston, Illinois, “Summer Institute in Negotiation, “Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies taught by Leonard Riskin & Daniel Shapiro. http://www.scs.northwestern.edu/summernu/programs/negotiation.cfm.

Fall 2005, Noon-time meditation sitting. Tuesdays, 12:15-12:45. Room 107 Hulston Hall, Law School building. For information on sittings at Women’s Center (Mondays) and Student Health (Fridays), see Mindfulness Practice Center website, Friday sittings.

Fall 2005, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Law Students and Other Professional and Graduate Students. Five Wednesdays (Sept. 21, Sept 28, Oct. 5, Oct. 19, Oct. 26), 3:30-5:30 p.m., in room 332a, with an all-day retreat on Saturday, October 29, off campus. Open informational session, Wed., Sept 14, 5:;30-6:30, room 112, Hulston Hall, Law School building.

Sept. 28, 2005, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Mindfulness for Mediators: Theory and Practice, 8:30-11:30 a.m. At Association for Conflict Resolution Conference. Taught by Michael Aloi and Thomas Fisher. http://www.acrnet.org/.

October 6, 2005, “Reflection and Insight,” by meditation teacher Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia. Free public lecture. 7:00-9:00 p.m. Acuff Auditorium, MU Health Sciences Building. Sponsored by Mindfulness Practice Center, MU Student Health.

Oct. 11, 2005, Kansas City, MO, Omaha, NE (Oct. 12, 2005) Mindfulness in Law and Dispute Resolution (a.m.) and Advanced Skills for Mediators and Advocates (p.m.) Taught by John Phillips of Blackwell Sanders and Leonard Riskin of MU School of Law. http://www.law.missouri.edu/cle/programs.html.

Nov. 1, 2005, Marin County, CA. “Meditation and Law. 3:00-9:00 p.m. at Green Gulch Farm, sponsored by the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society. Led by Norman Fisher. Contact Doug Chermak at 510-597-1650 or d_chermak@yahoo.com. http://www.contemplativemind.org.

Nov. 8-10, 2005, Washington, D.C.,. Investigating the Mind: The Science and Clinical Applications of Meditation (MIND & LIFE XIII). Co-hosted by Georgetown University Medical Center and The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The Dalai Lama will participate fully in all sessions. Jointly sponsored by The Mind & Life Institute and CME-accredited by Georgetown University Hospital. http://www.investigatingthemind.org.

Nov. 12, 2005, Arlington, Virginia. Bringing Mindfulness into Our Practices as Lawyers and Mediators. Led by Susan Green, Joyce Mitchell, Tuan Pham, Leonard Riskin, and Charles Wiggins. Cosponsored by Insight Meditation Community of Washington, D.C.; ICAR, George Mason University: D.C. Chapter, ACR; Initiative on Mindfulness in Law and Dispute Resolution, U. Missouri-Columbia.

November 17, 2005, Cambridge, MA. Fall Dialogue of Harvard Negotiation Insight Initiative, Harvard Law School PON, with Tara Brach and Ken Cloke.

December 14, 2005, Kansas City, MO. Mindfulness in Law and Dispute Resolution (a.m.) and Advanced Skills for Mediators and Advocates (p.m.) Taught by John Phillips of Blackwell Sanders and Leonard Riskin of MU School of Law. http://www.law.missouri.edu/cle/programs.html.

April 17, 2004, New York City. Mindfulness in Mediation, taught by Tuan Pham at the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution Annual Conference, Sheraton NY Hotel & Towers. 9:00-10:30 a.m.June 8-9, 2004, Madison, WI. Mindful Mediation and the New Grid System: An Advanced Seminar, taught by Leonard Riskin. University of Wisconsin-Madison Professional Development and Applied Studies, Division of Continuing Studies.

June 10, 2004, Duluth, MN. Mindfulness for Lawyers: Enhancing Resiliency and Reducing Stress, taught by Robert Zeglovitch, of Leonard, Street & Deinart LLP, Minneapolis. Minnesota State Bar Association Convention, Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, Duluth, Minnesota, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

June 17-19, 2004, Malibu, CA. Expanding Mediation: Mindfulness and the “New New Grid,” taught by Leonard Riskin and Ferris Buck Urbanowski. Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California. http://www.law.pepperdine.edu/straus.

June 27-July 2, 2004, Cambridge, MA. Mindfulness and Mediation, A Workshop taught by Leonard Riskin, Ferris Buck Urbanowski, and Erica Fox. Sponsored by the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School and the Harvard Negotiation Insight Initiative. http://www.pon.harvard.edu.

Aug. 27, 2004, Orlando, FL. Mindfulness and Mediators, taught by Leonard Riskin at the 13th Annual Conference for Mediators and Arbitrators, sponsored by Dispute Resolution Center of Florida Supreme Court. Rosen Centre Hotel, 9840 International Drive, Orlando, Fla. 1:30-3:00 p.m.

September 30, 2004. Sacramento, California. “”Mindfulness, Meditation, and Mediation: Stress Reduction Techniques to Optimize Effective Participation.” 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. At Association for Conflict Resolution Annual Conference. Led by Tuan Pham, Tom Fisher, Richard Wingate & Michael Mullins. http://www.acrnet.org.

Oct. 8, 2004, Cambridge, Massachusetts. “Healing Conflict at the Core,” the Harvard Negotiation Initiative Fall Dialogue. 7:30 p.m. Harvard Law School, Austin East. See website of Harvard Negotiation Insight Initiative.

October 22, 2004. Kansas City, Missouri. “Mindfulness in Law and Dispute Resolution: Dealing with Stress, and Enhancing Emotional Intelligence, Satisfaction, Understanding, and Performance,” 12:40-4:10 p.m. Led by Leonard Riskin. Cosponsored by MoBarCLE, the Lawyer’s Assistance Committee, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law–Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution and Initiative on Law and Dispute Resolution, and Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association. 3.5 MCLE Hours.

Nov. 5, 2004, Madison, Wisconsin, “The Art of Being Rather than Doing.” Wisconsin Association of Mediators 13th Annual Conference. Presentations by Howard Bellman, Janine Geske, and Leonard Riskin. Moderated by William Hartgering. http://www.dcs.wisc.edu/pda.

Nov. 11-12, 2004, Cancun, Mexico. 6:00-7:30 p.m. “Mediator Mental and Physical Check-up.” At International Academy of Mediators Conference. Stephan Mason and Eleanor Barr will make panel presentation on mindfulness meditation and will lead morning meditation and yoga sessions. http://www.aimed.org.

Nov. 12, 2004, Boston, Massachusetts, 1:00-5:00 p.m. “Mindfulness in Mediation and Law: Dealing with Stress and Enhancing Satisfaction, Understanding and Performance,” a Preconference Master Class for the New England Association for Conflict Resolution Regional Conference. Led by Leonard Riskin, at the JAMS office, One Beacon St., Boston. http://www.neacr.org.

November 18-21 2004, San Francisco Bay Area (Woodacre, Calfornia) , “Lawyers Retreat”(residential) at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. Led by James Baraz, Norman Fischer, Dennis Warren & Mary Mocine. http://www.spiritrock.org.

Jan. 3, 2003. Mindfulness in Dispute Resolution Teaching. Association of American Law Schools Annual Conference, Washington, D.C. A presentation by Leonard Riskin as part of 1:45-3:00 panel and a workshop by Daniel Bowling of Duke Law School and Leonard Riskin at 3:15-4:40. Association of American Law Schools, http://www.aals.org.March 14-17, 2003: Integrating Mindfulness-Based Interventions into Medicine, Health Care and Society. 1st Annual Conference for Clinicians, Educators, and Researchers, sponsored by the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare and Society, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA. Leonard Riskin will be doing a presentation on mindfulness in law on Saturday, March 15.

April 3-6, 2003: San Francisco Bay Area Lawyers Retreat at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. Sponsored by the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society.

April 6-7, 2003: Lawyering and Its Discontents: Reclaiming Meaning in the Practice of Law. A conference sponsored by Touro College Law Center, Huntington, L.I, New York. Leonard Riskin will be doing a presentation and a workshop on Mindfulness in Law on Sunday, April 6.

May 9-11, 2003: Regional Symposium on Contemplative Practice in Higher Education. Sponsored by The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, CILA-The Center for Integrative Learning in Action, and The Five College Faculty Seminar on Contemplation and New Epistemologies.

June 19-21, 2003: Expanding Mediation Skills through Mindfulness and the “New Grid”. A workshop at Pepperdine University Law School Institute for Dispute Resolution, taught by Leonard Riskin and Ferris Buck Urbanowski.

Jan. 18, 2002: Mindfulness, Meditation, Mediation, and Lawyering. Presented by Leonard Riskin at the Nordic Dispute Resolution Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark. 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.Feb. 12, 2002, Mindfulness in Mediation, a program at the Alabama Dispute Resolution Conference, Montgomery

Feb. 15, 2002, Mindfulness in Lawyering and Law School, a workshop for the Marquette University School of Law Faculty

Mar. 8, 2002. Symposium on Self-Awareness in Dispute Dispute Resolution, sponsored by the Harvard Negotiation Law Review and the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. At Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA. About one-half day.

April 4, 2002. Mindfulness Meditation and the Personal Presence of the Dispute Resolver. A pre-conference workshop for the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution Annual Conference. Seattle Washington, presented by Daniel Bowling & Leonard Riskin. ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, Washington, D.C.

May 30-June 2, 2002. Advanced Mediation Training: Mediation Mindsets and Mindfulness Meditation. Presented by Leonard Riskin & Ferris Buck Urbanowski (of U. Massachusetts Medical School). In Des Moines, Iowa, sponsored by the Iowa Peace Institute.

June 14, 2002. Balanced Lawyering: A Mindful Approach. Presented by Leonard Riskin in suburban St. Louis. Sponsored by the Missouri Bar CLE and the Center for Continuing Education, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law. For information, see http://www.law.missouri.edu/cle.

June 28, 2002, Mindfulness in Law and Dispute Resolution, at ADR Workshop, sponsored by the Supreme Court, Indiana Commission for Continuing Education, Indianapolis.

July 25-27, 2002. Mindfulness in Mediation, a three-day advanced mediation training.. Presented by Leonard Riskin & Ferris Buck Urbanowski (of U. Massachusetts Medical School). In Malibu, California, sponsored by the Pepperdine University School of Law Institute for Dispute Resolution.

Sept. 27, 2002 Mindfulness in Mediation, Missouri Bar ADR Conference, Lake of the Ozarks, MO. Missouri Bar CLE.

Oct. 11, 2002, St. Louis. Be a Balanced Lawyer, presented by Chris Fry and Leonard Riskin. Sponsored by MU Law School CLE.

Nov. 2, 2002, Mindfulness in Mediation and Law: Dealing with Stress and Enhancing Satisfaction and Performance. Two separate workshops. presented by Leonard Riskin, 11:45-12:30 and 3:15-4:30. Southern California Mediators Association, Conference at Pepperdine University, Malibu, California.

Oct. 5, 2001: Self-Awareness for Lawyers and Mediators: An Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation. Presented by Leonard Riskin, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, Center for the Study of Conflict Resolution & Center for Continuing Legal Education. Columbia, MO.Oct. Oct 11, 2001: Mindfulness Meditation and the Presence of the Dispute Resolver… Presented by Daniel Bowling & Leonard Riskin. Association for Conflict Resolution Annual Conference, Toronto.

Oct. 19-22, 2001: Contemplative Law Retreat, sponsored by Center for Contemplative Mind in Society. Meditation teachers: Joseph Goldstein, Sharon Salzburg, Grove Burnett. At Race Brook Lodge, Sheffield, MA.

Oct. 31: Self-Awareness for Lawyers and Mediators: An Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation, presented by Leonard Riskin. 1:30-5:30. Wisconsin Association of Mediators Conference. Madison, WI.

Nov. 15: Mindful Lawyering, seminar for the Touro College School of Law faculty, Long Island, N.Y.

Nov. 16, 2001: Self-Awareness for Lawyers and Mediators: An Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation. Presented by Leonard Riskin at Cardozo Law School, Yeshiva University, New York City. 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

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