Judi Cohen is a lecturer at Berkeley Law, and formed Warrior One to bring traditional mindfulness, groundbreaking neuroscience and the science and psychology of the legal mind to lawyers, law firms, and law professors. She also leads the teaching cohort of Warrior One’s Mindfulness in Law Teacher Training, the only mindfulness teacher training developed by lawyers for the specific purpose of training legal professionals to offer mindfulness to the profession. On Thursdays, Judi leads The Wake Up Call, Warrior One’s weekly, online community of legal professionals working to integrate mindfulness solutions into the profession.
Judi chairs the Teachers Division of the Mindfulness in Law Society, is a founding member of the Bay Area Working Group for Law and Meditation, and has been featured in various publications including the Wall Street Journal, the Oregon Bar Journal, and others. She is the author of numerous articles and blog posts on the importance of mindfulness for effectiveness and wellbeing. Prior to founding Warrior One, Judi practiced law for 30 years and during ten of those years, taught academic courses at the University of San Francisco School of Law. She lives in Sonoma, California, with her husband, Carl Speizer, a physician, yoga therapist, and medical instructor at Sonoma’s Yoga Community studio. You can reach Judi at Judi@WarriorOne.com.