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Jeffrey H. Bunn

About Jeffrey H. Bunn

Jeff is a recently retired lawyer of almost 40 years and founder of The Mindful Law Coaching & Consulting Group. He is a former chair of the Chicago Bar Association (“CBA”) commercial litigation committee and the founder of the CBA Mindfulness and the Law committee. Jeff was also the initial vice-chair of the LAP-sponsored Illinois Task Force for Lawyer Well-Being, and has addressed numerous legal organizations about mindfulness and meditation for lawyers. He is also a regular meditator, trained in the Vipassana tradition.

The Beat Goes On

As an advocate of mindfulness and meditation programs in law firms, I have a somewhat different take on the lawyer well-being issue that has been championed by the American Bar Association (ABA), but we both agree that lawyer well-being is a timely and important concern. For the longest time (since at least 1980, when I [...]

By |2019-02-27T12:43:03-06:00February 27th, 2019|Attorney Wellness|0 Comments

Meditation as a Tool for Inclusion

Inclusion is all about shared experience, and it's really important — especially in our law firms, our law schools, and our judiciary, where shared experience isn't given the thought or attention that it requires. Diversity and inclusion have been a focus of the American Bar Association as well as many professional organizations and leading thinkers in [...]

By |2019-01-22T09:15:38-06:00January 23rd, 2019|Attorney Wellness|0 Comments

Mindfulness And Meditation: Not A Call To Perfection, But A Call To Action

Before my recent retirement at the ripe old age of 65, I was a lawyer—a commercial litigator—practicing for almost 40 years. And I'm grateful, on a number of levels, for a number of things. One of the things I learned, however, is that the life of a lawyer is not perfect. Lately, I've come around [...]

By |2018-12-26T09:26:03-06:00December 26th, 2018|Attorney Wellness|0 Comments

Hello, Hello, Hello: Is There Anybody In There?

As one of my favorite bands, Pink Floyd, once asked in a curious but compelling song ("Comfortably Numb"), "Just nod if you can hear me. Is there anybody home?". The importance of lawyer well-being has been championed by none other than the American Bar Association ("ABA")--the premier institution existing today to address and publicize issues [...]

By |2018-11-26T16:51:23-06:00November 28th, 2018|Attorney Wellness|0 Comments