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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Officers

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Richard Reuben

President and Board Chair

Richard C. Reuben is the James Lewis Parks Professor of Law and Journalism at the University of Missouri School of Law.

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Julie Sandine

Secretary

Julie is an experienced educational and legal professional In Nashville, Tenn.

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Larry Lambert

Vice President & Chair, Corporate Counsel Division

Larry is Associate General Counsel at Missouri Employers Mutual in Columbia, Mo.

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Lydia D. Johnson

Treasurer

Lydia is a tenured Associate Professor at Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, Texas.

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Managing Board Members

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Laura Abril

Laura is national chair of the MILS Law Student Division and a 3L at Florida International School of Law in Miami, Florida.

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Laurie Cappello

Law Firm Management Division

Laurie is Director of Human Resources at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., in Boston, Mass.

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Judi Cohen

Teacher's Division

Judi is president of Warrior One in Marin County, Calif., and a lecturer in law at Berkeley law school.

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Demarris Evans

Inclusiveness Division

Demarris is a senior trial attorney in the San Francisco Public Defender's Office.

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Lee Holcomb

Yoga Division, CLE

Lee is president of Lee Holcomb Consult LLC, Lawyer Yoga & Lifestyle Lawyers in Boise, Id.

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Emily Hornsby

Chair, Chapters Committee

Emily is a partner with Morris, Haynes, Wheeles, Knowles & Hornsby in Birmingham, Ala.

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Hon. Steve Hornsby

Judicial Division

Judge Hornsby is a former family court judge in Memphis, Tenn. He is also an organizational development consultant and certified life coach.

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Joanna McCracken

Membership Chair

Joanna is a founding partner in the family law firm of Piper & McCracken in Nashville, Tenn.

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Brian Pappas

Michigan State University

Brian is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Administration at Boise State University, and director of the Conflict Management Program.

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Cindy Pensoneau

Alternative Spring Break

Cindy is a family lawyer and yoga instructor in Memphis, Tenn.

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Clifford Rosky

Academic Division

Clifford is a Professor of Law at the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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BOARD OF ADVISORS

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Lisle Baker

Suffolk University School of Law

Lisle is a professor of property law at Suffolk and a city councilman for Newton, Mass.

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Austin Charles

Founding Chair, Law Student Division

Austin is an attorney at BrunstadLaw in Atlanta, Ga., and founding chair of the MILS Law Studentn Division.

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Hon. Robert Childers

Judge Childers is a retired circuit court judge in Memphis, Tenn.

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Chapin Cimino

Professor Cimino is National Faculty Advisor for the MILS Law Student Division. She is also a law professor specializing in media law and the First Amendment at Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law in Philadelphia, Penn.

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Brenda Fingold

Assistant Director, Brown University School of Public Health Mindfulness Center

Brenda practiced law in Boston, and has taught mindfulness for more than 20 years.

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Tracy Kepler

Tracy Kepler is vice president for well being for CNA Insurance Co. She served as director of the American Bar Association Center for Professional Responsibility for several years.

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Hon. Donn Kessler

Judge Kessler is a retired Arizona Court of Appeals judge in Phoenix, and a past MILS vice president. He practiced antitrust, health care, and government law before being elevated to the bench.

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Rhonda Magee

University of San Francisco School of Law

Rhonda is a professor of torts and social justice at USF and a nationally renown mindfulness teacher.

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Patrick Palace

Palace Law

Patrick is owner of Palace Law, a workers compensation law firm in Tacoma, Wash., and a past president of the Washington State Bar.

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Leonard Riskin

Professor Riskin is the Harris V. Agnew Visiting Professor of Dispute Resolution at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. His scholarly contributions to mediation have been internationally celebrated.

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Scott Rogers

University of Miami School of Law

Scott is a professor at Miami, and director of the law school's Mindfulness and Law Program.

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Tim Tosta

Arent Fox, San Francisco

Tim is a partner specializing in property law at Arent Fox in San Francisco.

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Lori Wald

Lori Wald is president of Intentional Lawyer, and previously practiced bankruptcy law.

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Susan Wawrose

University of Dayton Law

Susan is Professor of Lawyering Skills at Dayton, and director of its Legal Profession Program.

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Danae Weidemann

BarBri Bar Review

Danae is a vice president with BarBri and is based in New York City.

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Michael Zimmerman

Judge Zimmerman is former Chief Justice of the Utah Supreme Court, founding partner of Zimmerman Booher in Salt Lake City, and a Zen priest. He clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren Burger in 1969.

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Rachel Wohl

Rachel Wohl Solutions

Rachel is an attorney and mediator in Baltimore, Md., and was the founding executive director of the Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office of the Maryland state courts.

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