New York City Bar Association

The Contemplative Lawyers Group (CLG) is a group of lawyers and law students interested in applying a meditative perspective to the practice of law, who meet monthly at the New York State City Bar.

Meeting Day and Time: See Facebook Page for current meeting times. The group meets monthly at the Association of the Bar of the City of New York located at 42 West 44th Street, New York, NY.

Meeting Program: Meetings generally begin at 7:00 pm. The meetings include guided mindfulness meditation followed by a talk by an attorney who is also a mindfulness meditation teacher. No meditation experience is necessary; everyone is invited.

About New York City Bar Association’s Contemplative Lawyer’s Group: is an organization for New York state lawyers and judges interested in mindfulness and the law.
For further information, contact Robert Chender at

Bar Website:
Events (A Sampling)
January 20, 2011: “Mindfulness in Law Practice” with Charmaine Henderson, JD. Click here to learn more about this event.

October 14, 2010: "Mindfulness practice: slowing down and becoming more efficient." with Robert Chender, JD. Click here to learn more about this event.