Joe DiNardo, Esq. is the author of Mindfulness Matters: for everyone. His first book, A Letter to My Wife, was released in 2016.
Joe is the CEO, director, and founder of Counsel Financial, a highly specialized commercial lender offering loans and credit lines to law firms. Prior to founding Counsel Financial in 2000, Joe practiced mass tort and personal injury law for over 26 years. During his extensive trial career he represented thousands of injured plaintiffs, securing multi-million dollar, high-profile settlements or awards on cases tried to verdict.
Joe began practicing mindfulness meditation in 1972. He has studied with renowned teachers including Ram Dass, Joseph Goldstein, Sharon Salzberg, and Jack Kornfield. In 1974, he was a participant at the inaugural retreat at the Insight Meditation Center in Barre, Massachusetts. He later met Anagarika Munindra, a highly regarded Bengali meditation teacher who became his spiritual friend and guide. Now, years later, Joe continues to practice mindfulness every day.
Mindfulness Matters: for everyone is a concise volume filled with practical advice about how to incorporate mindfulness into everyday life. With a practice that has evolved over decades, Joe also brings unique insights from his entrepreneurial-minded career. The result is a book that is engaging, wise, and approachable. True to its title, it’s a book for everyone.