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Director of the Initiative on Mindfulness in Law and Dispute Resolution at UF’s Levin College of Law

Leonard Riskin is Chesterfield Smith Professor of Law and Director of the Initiative on Mindfulness in Law and Dispute Resolution at UF’s Levin College of Law. Since 1999, he has been teaching mindfulness to law students, lawyers, mediators, and other professional students and practitioners and well as playing a national leadership role in promoting the integration of mindfulness into law schools and professional practice. He has published 11 articles on mindfulness in law or conflict resolution and is finishing a book on that topic. Before his work on mindfulness, he led an award-winning effort to integrate alternative dispute resolution into law school curricula.