Robert Chender is the founder and co-chair of the NYC Bar Association Mindfulness and Wellbeing Committee, and has been a meditation teacher for over 35 years in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. He is also the founder of the mindfulness group sponsored by the Law Society of England & Wales. He has led scores of mindfulness retreats, and currently teaches weekly mindfulness groups at the law firms of Seward & Kissel (where he is counsel) and Simmons & Simmons, London (by videolink). He has taught many mindfulness CLE’s during the past decade. Robert is also a certified teacher of Search Inside Yourself, the mindfulness and EI program developed at Google, and has taught mindfulness programs across the US as well as in Europe and Israel. He is a graduate of Vassar College and the NYU School of Law, and is an active Tibetan Buddhist practitioner.