Professional Development

Tort and Appellate: Mindfulness


Mindfulness has been all the rage in the past few years. It is viewed as essential to some, common practice to others and downright ridiculous to yet others. At the same time, lawyers and the legal profession have come to face increasingly worrisome challenges from mental illness and substance abuse. This session defines the concept of mindfulness, describes and illustrates common mindfulness practices and articulates benefits of mindfulness that may help lawyers in safely, calmly, and even joyfully navigating challenges in, and between, their professional and private lives.




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Excellent and inspiring!

A good reminder that mindfulness matters, and the challenges our profession presents can be exacerbated by certain factors that we have the ability to control. (Frankly, I think this presentation would have been much better in person. I had Prof. Heminway in law school, and she was great. Sitting in the chair to demonstrate mindfulness poses is absolutely something I could've seen her doing. In other words, I'm not knocking Prof. Heminway; I simply think the substance lends itself better to in-person viewing.)

I'm familiar with meditation, but not yoga, so this course was helpful.


Course Pricing
  • Member: 45.00
  • Non-Member: 75.00
  • Section: 35.00
TBA members who are judges, lawmakers and law students can take TBA CLE onsite courses at no charge for the programming. There may be a separate charge if meals, special materials or other premium features are involved.
Course InformationHighlights
  • Flexible to your schedule
  • Viewable on desktop or mobile devices
  • Discount for section members
Course Credits Dual Credits: 1.00
General Credits: 0.00
Total Credits: 1

This program will be filed for Tennessee CLE credit. Please email a request to for Georgia and Mississippi CLE credit.