Mission Statement

Who We Are And What We Do

MILS Mission Statement

The mission of the Mindfulness in Law Society is to help promote well-being and alleviate suffering in the legal profession, nationally and internationally, by educating it about the benefits of mindfulness, yoga, and other contemplative practices for legal and related professionals, and to develop, promote, coordinate, and assess activities to support the continued learning and growth of its members in this regard. This includes but is not limited to:

  1. Establishing and supporting divisions and chapters that allow lawyers, law students and others involved in the legal profession interested in mindfulness, yoga, and other contemplative practices to organize by professional interest, geographic location, or other means;
  2.    Providing opportunities for other mindfulness organizations to affiliate with the organization to take advantage of its networking, coordination, and other capacities;
  3.    Organizing conferences, meetings, and other gatherings for its members, chapters, and affiliates;
  4.    Creating internet and social media support for legal and related professionals interested in mindfulness meditation;
  5.    Fostering collaboration, continuing education, and quality among those who teach mindfulness to law students and in the legal profession;
  6.    Distributing grants to individuals and groups to promote growth and innovation in areas consistent with the organization’s mission;
  7.    Supporting research about the relationship between mindfulness and law; and
  8.    Other activities consistent and supportive of the organization’s mission.
  • Membership - $75 / 1 year Yearly Cost
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