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Author: Rosario Lozada

Rosario Lozada Rosario Lozada is 2021 chair of the Association of American Law Schools’ Section on Balance in Legal Education. Trained as a mindfulness facilitator at UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center, Professor Lozada serves as Professor of Legal Skills & Values and Director of Well-Being in Law at the Florida International University College of Law. She is also an advocate and student of well-being in the profession. Professor Lozada can be reached at @RosarioLozada9.

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Gratitude for law students: "Issue spotting" for the good in your life

November 23, 2021

Thanksgiving and the winter holidays are approaching, but with final exams on the horizon, you might be feeling anything but grateful. The idea of taking time off to fly or drive home to cook and “enjoy” a long meal with family—particularly if Thanksgiving falls during the law school’s reading

Hushed Voices

Getting to the other side of mental health in the legal profession

October 08, 2020

As ABA Law Student Mental Health Day comes to us yet again, a journal entry by a 2L in my Legal Profession class offers hope:  All of my friends, siblings, and peers talk about mental health. We have all been affected. We are unfiltered, empathetic,

Mental Health Day 2019

I see you, 1L: Time to reflect on your well-being

October 10, 2019

You’re on the path to join a profession in which you will spend most of your life advocating for others. But if you hope to be an effective advocate for others, you must first learn to be an advocate for yourself.  Today, on Law


Face time with your supervisor: A formula for success in oral briefings

July 19, 2017

It’s 6:30 p.m. and you are at your office desk, responding intently to emails.  You feel someone’s stare and look up. Your supervising attorney, briefcase in hand, has paused at your door.  “How’s the Martinez matter coming along?”  Before you can answer, you hear the dreaded invitation: “Walk