Before opening his own practice in 2009, Jack Brant was a director in the Albuquerque office of Rodey, Dickason, Sloan, Akin & Robb, P.A. for some 20 years. He practices in the areas of attorney and accountant professional liability, legal ethics and disciplinary consulting and representation, insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, law firm joinder and break ups, law practice management, attorney fee disputes and general civil litigation including representation of real estate brokers and design professionals.
Jack graduated first in his law school class and was elected a member of the Order of the Coif. From 1983 to 1985, he served as law clerk to the Honorable Howard C. Bratton, Chief Judge, United States District Court for the District of New Mexico.
Prior to joining the Rodey firm in 1987, Jack was an associate with the firm of Crowell & Moring in Washington, D.C., where he practiced general civil litigation including products liability and insurance defence. Jack has completed both the Karuna Basic Training and Karuna Graduate Training in contemplative psychology.
Carolyn Larson-Garcia holds a Doctor of Management degree, a Master of Business Administration with a focus on marketing, and an associate of Arts in Business Administration. Carolynn teaches business courses and business strategy at various universities. She has held multiple positions with increasing levels of responsibility culminating in the role of CEO for over ten years with Aegis Electronic Group, Inc., from which she retired in 2021. Dr. Larson-Garcia's business experience highlights 35 years of management experience, offering strategic consulting services on a limited basis for various organizations.
Carolyn continues to seek opportunities to prepare research on mindfulness and managerial decision-making, presenting findings at the Academy of Management Conference (AOM 2018). Carolynn's work includes a textbook publication of a case study on organizational leadership and behavior.
In her retirement, Carolynn is still teaching and has volunteered as the Director of San Diego Shambhala for several years. She completed the Karuna Albuquerque Graduate Training in May 2022.