About Jeena


Jeena Cho

Lawyer, Author, Mindfulness Instructor



Short Bio:

Jeena Cho is the co-author of The Anxious Lawyer, An 8-Week Guide to a Joyful and Satisfying Law Practice Through Mindfulness and Meditation (ABA). She is a partner at JC Law Group PC, a bankruptcy law firm in San Francisco, CA. She is a regular contributor to ABA Journal, and Above the Law where she covers resilience, work/life integration, and wellness in the workplace. She regularly speaks and offers training on women’s issues, diversity, and inclusion, well-being, mindfulness, and meditation.

Long Bio:

Jeena Cho is a partner at JC Law Group PC, a bankruptcy law firm in San Francisco, CA. She practices with her husband, Jeff Curl, working with individuals and small businesses to find the best solutions for their financial troubles.

In addition to her law practice, she teaches mindfulness and meditation to lawyers. She regularly speaks and writes about wellness, self-care, and mindfulness. She also works with lawyers and law firms on stress management, work-life balance, career transition, increasing productivity and overall wellness.

Jeena started her meditation practice at the Himalayan Institute in Buffalo, NY. She has completed several classes in Mindfulness and Compassion Cultivation Training at a number of institutions including Stanford University and has attended numerous retreats on mindfulness at organizations including the Spirit Rock, Insight Retreat Center and the San Francisco Zen Center. She has completed the teacher training practicum for Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR).

Jeena has spoken and offered training at Seyfarth Shaw, LLP, Sheppard Mullin, MoFo, ABA, SCBA, NACBA, AABA, SMCBA, CCCBA, Golden Gate University, School of Law, NAPO and BALRA (and many other acronyms).

Jeena is the co-author of The Anxious Lawyer (ABA). She is a regular contributor at Above the Law. She has also written for Forbes, BloombergLawyerist, Ms. JD, and Huffington Post. She’s been interviewed on MSNBC and Wall Street Journal. Jeena is the author of the LexisNexis guide How to Manage Your Law Office where she wrote about starting, growing and managing a solo practice including topics ranging from marketing to virtual law practice to social media. She holds a J.D. and B.A. from University at Buffalo.


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