Doug Chermak practices environmental law with Lozeau Drury LLP, a plaintiff-side/public interest environmental law firm in Oakland, CA. His work focuses on citizen enforcement of the Clean Water Act and Proposition 65. Doug has also been involved in leading mindfulness programs for lawyers since 2004.

He has organized and co-led numerous residential retreats, daylongs, and shorter programs, teaching about mindfulness meditation, yoga, and their intersection with the legal profession.

He served as the Law Program Director for the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society from 2004 through 2011. Currently, he is the Associate Director for the Institute for Mindfulness Studies’ Mindfulness in Law Program and a teacher with Warrior One.