Lecturers in Law Scott Rogers and Jan Jacobowitz recently presented, "Mindful Ethics: The Development of Professional Identity" at the Implications of Tiger Parenting for Legal Education Workshop held at the University of Colorado Law School.
Rogers is founder and director of the School of Law's Mindfulness in Law Program where he teaches three classes that integrate mindfulness into the law school curriculum and offers students and the law school community a series of mindfulness related programs and workshops. Rogers is author of several mindfulness books including Mindfulness for Law Students, The Six-Minute Solution: A Mindfulness Primer for Lawyers, and Mindful Parenting.
Jacobowitz is the director of the Professional Responsibility & Ethics Program, which is a 2012 ABA Gambrell Award recipient. She is on the board of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL) and serves as APRL's special liaison to the ABA Standing Committee on Professionalism. She recently authored "The Benefits of Mindfulness for Litigators" in Litigation Magazine and a chapter on Professionalism and Mindfulness for the forthcoming ABA book, The Essential Qualities of a Professional Lawyer. Together Rogers and Jacobowitz co-developed Mindful Ethics and have been teaching "Mindful Ethics: Professional Responsibility for Lawyers in the Digital Age" at Miami Law.