List of Previous Events

Speaking & Teaching Engagements

2017

January 2017

  • January 4, 2016 — Mindfulness Session, Hopkins & Carley (Private Event)
  • January 9, 2016 — Mindfulness Session, Hopkins & Carley (Private Event)
  • January 13, 2016 — Association of Corporate Counsel, San Francisco Bay Area retreat (ACC-SFBA)
  • January 21, 2017 — South Carolina Bar Convention, Greenville, SC
  • January 23, 2017 — Using Mindfulness to Work With Difficult Situations, California Appellate Project San Francisco (CAPSF), San Francisco, CA
  • January 24, 2017 — California Competency MCLE, Jones Day, Irvine, CA (Private Event)
  • January 25, 2016 — California Competency MCLE, Jones Day, Los Angeles, CA (Private Event)
  • January 25, 2016 — California Competency MCLE, Jones Day, Northern California, CA (Private Event)
  • January 27, 2017 — Shape the Law Unconference, San Francisco, CA

2016

December 2016
  • December 6, 2016 — Mindfulness Session, Hopkins & Carley (Private Event)
  • December 7, 2016 — Mindfulness Session, Hopkins & Carley (Private Event)
  • December 19, 2016 — 30 Days of Mindfulness and Meditation (Online Event. Register)
November 2016
  • November 1, 2016 — Mindfulness Session, Hopkins & Carley (Private Event)
  • November 9, 2016 — Many Faces of Recovery, Minnesota, MN (Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, Minnesota CLE)
  • November 10, 2016 — The Achievable Work/Life Balance, 3M, Saint Paul, MN (Private Event)
  • November 15, 2016 — Using Design Thinking & Mindfulness to Navigate Career Transitions (Webinar)
October 2016
September 2016
  • September 2 – September 5, 2016 — Better Lawyering Through Mindfulness, The Business Law Section of The Florida Bar, Naples, FL
  • September 6, 2016 — Mindfulness Session, Hopkins & Carley (Private Event)
  • September 7, 2016 — National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL) Book Club, Webinar (11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PST/ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST)
  • September 16, 2016 — Shape the Law Unconference, Chicago, IL
  • September 23, 2016 — Achieving Optimal Performance Through Mindfulness, Partnership Retreat, Seyfarth Shaw LLP (Private Event)
  • September 30, 2016 – October 2, 2016 — California Women Trial Lawyers Retreat
August 2016

August 4, 2016 — ABA Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA
August 8, 2016 — BetterLawyering Through Mindfulness, Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego, San Diego, CA
August 9, 2016 — Mindfulness Session, Hokins & Carley (Private Event)
August 12-14, 2016 — Canadian Bar Association, Canadian Legal Conference — Building a Better Lawyer, Ottawa, Ontario
August 17, 2016 — Better Lawyering Through Mindfulness, NAPABA

July

July 7, 2016 — Finding Happiness in Law Practice, IDEO, San Francisco, CA

June

June 1, 2016 — The Anxious Lawyer, Fastcase, Washington, D.C.
June 3, 2016 — Women’s Lawyer’s Retreat, Williams Mullen, Richmond, VA
June 27, 2016 — 10 Simple Ways of Starting a Meditation Practice, Webinar
June 29, 2016 — Better Lawyering Through Stress Reduction, U.S. Department of Labor, Denver, CO

May 2016

May 3, 2016 — Clio Webinar
May 4, 2016 — Florida Bar Association YLD Webinar
May 12, 2016 — Murphy Pearson Bradley & Feeney, San Francisco, CA (Private Event)
May 13, 2016 — Morrison Foerster (Private Event)
May 18, 2016 — Florida Bar Association YLD Webinar
May 25, 2016 — East Bay Trusts And Estates Lawyers Seventh Annual Spring Symposium

April 2016

April 13-16, 2016, Work Your Resiliency Muscle! 10 Tips to Becoming More Resilient, 2016 Annual Education Conference, National Association for Law Placement, Inc. (NALP), Boston, MA [Conference]

April 29, 2016, Shape the Law, Unconference

April 2016

4/18/2016, Mental Health Awareness 101: Battling Burnout and Depression (ABA)

4/13/2016, Work Your Resiliency Muscle! Ten Tips to Becoming More Resilient, National Association for Law Placement, Inc. (NALP), Boston, MA

March 2016

3/5/2016, Emerging Women, Power Circle

3/30/2016, Managing Difficult Conversations with Clients, and Opposing Counsel (CLE), San Francisco, CA

February 2016

2/26/2016 – 2/28/2016, From Stress and Anxiety to Mindfulness: Wellness Retreat for Lawyers, Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA

January 2016

1/28/2016, Anxiety, Stress and Compassion Fatigue: Maintaining Mental and Physical Competence (CLE), Fiduciary Attorney Summit, Tahoe, CA

1/21/2016, Managing Stress and Anxiety Through Mindfulness, Webinar, American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA)

1/12/2016 – 3/1/2016, Better Lawyering Through Mindfulness (8-week course)

1/7/2016, 5 Practices for Radical Self-Care, Teleseminar

2015

December 2015

12/3/2015, Emerging Women Power Circle, San Francisco, CA

November 2015

11/11/2015, Guest Lecturer, Samford Law School, Birmingham, AL

October 2015

10/19/2015, The Achievable Work/Life Balance, Keynote Speaker, Clio Cloud Conference, Chicago, IL

10/13/2015, Power, Conflict and Competition, University of San Francisco, School of Law

10/11/2015, Providing Effective Representation By Accurately Representing Yourself, Effective Lawyering: The Meditative Perspective Retreat, Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Woodacre, CA

10/6/2015, Healthy Women, Healthy Lawyers Workshop: Better Lawyering Through Mindfulness, New York Women’s Bar Association (NYWBA), New York, NY

10/2/2015, Effective Use of Blogging and Social Media for Lawyers, Above the Law Academy for Private Practice, New York, NY

September 2015

9/17/2015, Using Mindfulness for Recognizing Triggers and Working With Difficulties, Collaborative Practice Group of San Mateo County (CPSMC), San Mateo, CA

9/16/2015, Back to Business Conference: Better Lawyering Through Mindfulness, Smokeball Webinar

August 2015

8/14/2015, Who And What Is The Mindful Lawyer, Canadian Bar Association’s Annual Meeting, Calgary, Canada

8/12/2015 – 9/23/2015, The Anxious Lawyer, 6-Week Course. Meet each Wednesday from 9:00 – 10:00 AM PST. (This is a teleseminar.)

July 2015

7/16/2015, Better Lawyering Through Mindfulness, Sponsored by Lane County Women Lawyers, Oregon Federal Bar Association, Oregon New Lawyers Division, Eugene, OR

7/1/2015, Mindfulness for Increasing Productivity and Decreasing Stress, Sponsored by Colorado Bar Association, Colorado Women’s Bar Association, Colorado LAP, Denver, CO

June 2015

6/26/2015, Better Lawyering Through Mindfulness, Central Iowa Academy of Collaborative Professionals (CLE approved), Drake Law School, Des Moines, IA

6/22/2015, Better Lawyering Through Mindfulness, Chicago Bar Association (CLE approved), Chicago, IL

May 2015

5/26/2015, Getting Your Head in the Game (SFTLA), San Francisco, CA

5/12/2015, Better Lawyering Through Mindfulness (Webinar), Clio Legal

April 2015

4/26/2015, Using Mindfulness & Meditation to Increase Productivity, Concentration while Decreasing Stress and AnxietyNational Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA), Chicago, IL

4/25/2015, Psychological Issues, (Depression, Mental Health, Mental Illness, Suicide, Wellness), National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA), Chicago, IL

March 2015

3/25/2015, Zen, The New You (Decreasing Stress and Anxiety Through Mindfulness), Sheppard Mullin, San Francisco, CA

3/10/2015, Lawyers, Get Your Mind Right, MSNBC, The Docket

February 2015

2/13/2015, How to Mindfully Work with Vexing People (CLE), San Mateo County Bar Association (SMCBA), Family Law Section

January 2015

1/29/2015, From Stress & Anxiety to Mindfulness – How to Increase Happiness in Law Practice (Webinar), MyCase

1/14/2015, Working with Anxiety, Stress & Compassion Fatigue through Mindfulness (CLE), Sidley Austin, AABA

1/13/2015, Prevention, Detection & Treatment of Substance Abuse (CLE), Alameda County Family Law Association (ACFLA)

2014

12/18/2014, Using Meditation to Interrupt Addictive Behaviors (CLE), Alameda County Bar Association (ACBA)

10/21/2014, 11/25/2014 Mindfulness for Kids and Parents (ages 2 – 5), Family Connections, Redwood City, CA

9/18/2014 – 11/13/2014 Career Transition: Finding Your Authentic Path (8-week course), San Francisco, CA

9/16/2014 CLE: Lawyer’s Antidote to Self-Destructive Habits: Avoiding Substance and Other Abuses (CLE), Contra Costa County Bar Association

9/11/2014 Self-Knowledge (Guest Lecturer), University of San Francisco, School of Law

9/8/2014 – 11/3/2014 The Anxious Lawyer: From Stress/Anxiety to Mindfulness (8-week course), San Francisco, CA

8/18/2014 – 12/1/2014  Ethics of Solo & Small Firm Practice (Fall Semester), Adjunct Professor, University of San Francisco, School of Law

5/31/2014 CLE: Cultivating a Joyful Legal Career (CLE), Golden Gate University, School of Law

5/13/2014 – 6/24/2014 Mindfulness for Lawyers – Reduce Stress, Anxiety and Increase Resilience (6 week course), San Francisco, CA

5/12/2014 Meditation for Lawyers: Reduce Stress and Anxiety and Increase Resilience, Schiff Harden, Queen’s Bench, San Francisco, CA

4/14/2014 Opening and Running Solo Practice (CLE), Santa Clara University School of Law

3/28/2014 Reducing Stress, Increasing Happiness Through Mindfulness, Keynote Speaker,  BALRA Mini-Conference, University of San Francisco

3/21/2014 A Virtual Office, Keynote Speaker, NAPO-SFBA Small Business Summit, SPUR, San Francisco, CA

3/11/2014 What I Wish I learned in Law School Golden Gate University, School of Law

1/23/2014 – 3/13/2014 Mindfulness for Lawyers (8-week course), San Francisco, CA

1/13/2014 Bankruptcy and Debt Settlement for Student Loans (CLE), Bar Association of San Francisco

2013

12/6/2013  Solo Law Practice Seminar (CLE), Santa Clara University School of Law

11/14/2013 Self-Compassion in Law (Guest Lecturer), University of San Francisco, School of Law

11/8/2013 Hanging Your Shingle (CLE), Bar Association of San Francisco

11/7/2013 Going Solo, (Guest Speaker) San Francisco Law School

5/14/2013 Bankruptcy vs. Offer in Compromise (CLE), Bar Association of San Francisco

5/9/2013 Lessons in Rainmaking, Association of Professional Women, Murphy Pearson Bradley & Feeney

3/25/2013 Going Solo Law Practice Management (CLE), Santa Clara University School of Law

1/30/2013 How to Live Debt, Free San Francisco Law Library

2012

10/11/2012 Social Media, Blogging and Online Marketing for Law Firms, Legal Marketing Association (LMA)

7/19/2012 DIY websites and SEO, Attorney Action Club, San Francisco, CA

6/25/2012 Online Marketing for Lawyers, San Luis Obispo County Bar Association

4/17/2012 Twitter for Lawyers (Tech Tuesday), Bar Association of San Francisco

2/21/2012 Blogging for Lawyers (Tech Tuesday), Bar Association of San Francisco

Training & Education

2/27/2015 – 3/1/2015 Wisdom 2.0

1/24/2015 – 1/25/2015 Women Leaders: Mastering Influence, Authenticity, and Power, Stanford University

1/14/2015 – 3/4/2015 Stanford’s Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT), Stanford University (8-week course)

9/19/2014 – 9/21/2014 Mission Be: Mindful Educator Training, San Francisco, CA
Certification for Grade Pre-K – 12th

6/20/2014 – 6/22/2014 Wisdom 2.0 Unplugged Retreat Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA

3/20/2014 – 5/29/2014 Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher Practicum, El Camino Hospital, Mountain View, CA (Certified Program through Center for Mindfulness, University of Massachusetts Medical School) (9-week course)

3/7/2014 – 3/9/2014 Discovering Your Path to Authentic Collaborative Relationship, Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA

1/15/ 2014 – 2/19/2014 Love Yourself for Everyone Else’s Sake, Mark Abramson, Stanford University

12/20/2013 – 12/22/2013 Moving Into Stillness: A Winter Solstice Yoga Retreat, Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA

9/23/2013 – 11/11/2013 Compassion Cultivation Training Insight Meditation Center, Redwood City (The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE)), Stanford University

9/24/2013 – 11/12/2013 Mindfulness Meditation Course, Mark Abramson, Stanford University (8-week course)

4/9/2013 – 5/28/2013 Mindfulness Meditation Course, Mark Abramson, Stanford University (8-week course)

1/6/2012 – 1/27/2012 Meditation Training, Rachel Lanzerotti , San Mateo, CA

Retreats

12/28/2014 – 01/02/2015 New Year’s Silent Meditation Retreat with Mark Abramson, Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA

12/19/2014 – 12/21/2014 The Gift of Touch, Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA

12/1/2014 – 12/6/2014 Insight Meditation Retreat- Insight Santa Cruz (ISC) with Bob Stahl, Jill Hyman, Bruce Hyman and Karen Zelin, Insight Retreat Center, Santa Cruz, CA

3/13/2014- 3/20/2014 Insight Retreat with Andrea Fella Insight Retreat Center, Santa Cruz, CA

1/11/2014 Art of Compassion Half Moon Bay, CA

10/30/2013 – 11/2/2013 Attorney Meditation Retreat, Berkeley Initiative for Mindfulness in Law, Spirit Rock

10/5/2013 Coming Down to Earth: A Day of Zen Practice for Women Green Gulch

5/25/2013 Coming Down to Earth: A Day of Zen Practice for Women Green Gulch

4/13/2012 – 4/15/2012 Happiness Retreat, Stillheart