Shailini George shares her expertise about mindful lawyering. Shailini’s a professor of legal writing at Suffolk Law School, a former practicing lawyer, and a prolific author on the topics of learning, distraction, and mindfulness. Her most recent book – The Law Student’s Guide to Doing Well and Being Well – is on the cusp of being released. 

Topics discussed include:

  • Maximizing the brain’s potential and why that’s important for lawyers
  • Factors that can affect the brain’s performance
  • Tips to improve the brain’s ability to focus
  • Benefits of mindfulness for lawyers
  • Dealing with the cognitive challenges of working online

To learn more about Shailini and her research, visit

For more information about The Law Student’s Guide to Doing Well and Being Well,  visit

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