Mindfulness Training for Legal Professionals

Classes, webinars, custom workshops for your firm, and one-to-one coaching


Click to see Pam’s article “The Mindful Firm” at p. 37 of the latest NSBS Society Record


Mindfulness meditation is an indispensable skill for lawyers. This simple practice is proven to increase leadership skills and effectiveness.  It helps lawyers develop greater focus and awareness. This naturally leads to more balance, confidence and power.

  • Change mental habits and increase satisfaction at your workplace
  • Understand the connection between mindfulness and team success
  • Address our unique challenges as lawyers, with latest research
  • Workshops and classes may be used towards annual CPD requirements
  • Workshops can be customized for your firm or group



Mindfulness for Lawyers

Wednesdays May 27, June 3, June 10, June 17   6pm – 7:15

Living Well IHC   2176 Windsor Street, Halifax

led by Pamela Rubin, CCC, RCT-C, Ll.B., and Pat Ullman, Ll.B.

$25 per class or $85 for the series  (FREE for law students; $15 per, or $50 series for Articled Clerks)

Call 902 406 1500 to register — space is limited

Mindfulness for Lawyers: Course Overview

This series has a progression, but each session is also stand alone with basic meditation instruction given each time.

Session 1: Breathing through it: The Power of Mindfulness for Lawyers

May 27

Basic instructions

Special challenges for lawyers: pressures, social expectations, trauma in our work

Special opportunities, too! Creating stable reference points for ourselves and others


Session 2: Integrating Mindfulness into our practice

June 3

Basic instructions

How busy lawyers can find time for mindfulness

How mindfulness shifts our legal practice


Session 3: Mindfulness and working with difficult clients/colleagues

June 10

Basic instructions

How mindfulness keeps us in charge (of ourselves)

Letting go of conflicts and creating boundaries


Session 4: The Mindful Firm: Creating environment for better lawyering

June 17


Basic instructions

Group benefits of mindfulness

Creating a softer culture in the law


What participating lawyers are saying:

“For me and for all lawyers, just focusing on the here and now and not spinning out of control in the face of overwhelming obligations is most relevant”

“I actually wish it had been longer.”

“I liked the tips about mindfulness and productivity.”

“My questions were directly answered and helpful advice fine-tuned to me and my personal circumstances.”

“Pat and Pam are real gems: kind, supportive, knowledgeable and patient.”