A judicial spotlight featuring Marion Superior Judge Alicia Gooden.
Unless you are one of the few that read Indiana Lawyer on the day it is distributed, you will likely be reading this in November, my favorite month of the year.
Having a more uplifting mindset can pave the way for improved mental and physical health and impact our daily work and our relationships in a positive way.
Gone are the summers that lasted from Memorial Day to Labor Day. And to those naysayers who say we can’t get the 180 days of required schooling in without a shorter summer, I say, “baloney!”
The Indianapolis Bar Association provides a number of amazing multitasking outlets for those of us that thrive on killing a number of birds with one stone.
Let’s talk about decorum in the courtroom.
For the last two years, the repetitive comment I have heard from countless attorneys is how angry and contentious everyone is. While certainly they are referring to their clients and other litigants as well, the focus is on the attitudes and demeanors of opposing counsel. As a judge, I have seen it firsthand, unfortunately.
Research demonstrates that practicing mindful behavior can improve your mental and physical health by reducing chronic pain, lowering blood pressure, and combatting depression and anxiety.