Alyson Carrel (law professor at Northwestern) is hosting an ADR as 1st Career Video Blog. The blog showcases and celebrates individuals who chose ADR as their first or very early career. As most of us know, there are many lawyers who insist that you must pay your dues by litigating or doing a more "traditional" practice before you can strike out in ADR or something different.
It so happens that the current post is mine, but I'm in good company of a couple of dozen more.
Check out this little riff on the role of laughter in mindfulness & a quick tip on how to connect with your sense of humor in times of stress…
This past week or so has been intense. Still feeling the aftermath of the Ferguson decision and reeling from the revelation of the Eric Garner grand jury verdict. Still experiencing woe and frustration and even exhilaration as a student who is politically active on the issues of race and justice and democracy. Struggling with what it means to organize effectively, struggling to maintain my own sense of peace and clarity as I engage in this work, so that what I am offering are tools for peace and not for conflict. And yet, how to stay sufficiently on guard? How to stay sufficiently critical and unrelenting in the quest for equality, and for a system that helps put people and communities back together, rather than tear them apart.
The Millennial Juror This article from the April 2012 Texas Bar Journal discusses how Millennials (which the article defines as those born between 1982-1995, though a quick glance at Wikipedia shows an age range anywhere from 1981-2004) are forcing lawyers … Continue reading