Bob Lawrence is a Senior Associate General Counsel at Freddie Mac, pro bono immigration lawyer, and, albeit far from perfect, mindfulness practitioner and instructor. At Freddie Mac, Bob manages high-stakes litigation on behalf of the company. Since 2016, Bob has had an active pro bono immigration practice in which he has represented indigent detained immigrants in asylum cases before U.S. Immigration Courts. For the past approximately 20 years, Bob has imperfectly practiced mindfulness to take the edge off of depression and anxiety that he has experience’s most of his life. Bob also has lead a number of mindfulness stress reduction classes and seminars that advocate the use of mindfulness-based strategies to heal relationships.