Becky Howlett lives in Philadelphia with her husband, Mark H. Gallant and their dog, Rocky, and cat, Jackson. Cynthia practices yoga and meditation, enjoys the arts, and loves to bake.
Rebecca Howlett (she/they) is an attorney, legal educator, and certified Contemplative Practices Teacher committed to promoting well-being in the legal field and beyond. After graduating from KU Law cum laude with a Tribal Lawyers Certificate in 2014, Becky focused her career on Indian Country advocacy, developing an expertise in federal Indian law and policy. Becky’s experience emphasizes relationship building, inter-disciplinary collaboration, and program development, including delivering educational seminars and trainings re: cultural competency, implicit bias, and attorney well-being.
Becky’s attorney-wellness advocacy began after struggling with depression, anxiety, and burnout as a law student and practicing attorney. In 2020, she co-founded legalburnout.com to help legal advocates effectively manage stress, cultivate healthy work environments, and prevent burnout. As Director of Attorney Well-Being, Becky has led live meditations for over 3,500 attorneys in the United States and Canada.
Becky received her Contemplative Practice Teacher certification from the Nature Center for Meditation in September 2020 after completing 550 hours of study and training. Becky is formally certified to teach a variety of contemplative practices, including mindfulness meditation, breathwork, and many other evidence-based tools and techniques.
Becky lives in Kansas City where she loves singing, spending time in nature and spoiling her two Siamese cats, Phineas and Casper. She identifies as queer and genderqueer.