Joanna McCracken is an attorney, yoga instructor, and meditation teacher. She is one of the two managing partners of Piper McCracken, PLLC, a Nashville law firm that focuses on family law.
Joanna is the founder of Mind Your Business, an organization that teaches lawyers, firms, and other legal groups how to use meditation, mindfulness, and yoga techniques to overcome occupational stress and create healthier working environments. Joanna gives wellbeing presentations at CLE conferences, legal seminars, and law schools.
Joanna understands first-hand the pressures and strain of working in a high-stress profession. Her primary area of practice is divorce - one of the most emotionally-charged areas of law. In addition, Joanna is a single parent of two busy daughters. It is her knowledge and practice of meditation, mindfulness, and yoga that has enabled her, not only to manage the high demands of her professional and personal life, but to appreciate, enjoy, and thrive in each area.
Joanna’s law firm embodies the promotion of a balanced life, ensuring each employee’s personal wellbeing comes first. The result is a firm of happy, healthy, well-rested individuals who have the energy and focus needed to provide the best client experience. The firm’s attorneys are the recipients of multiple client-satisfaction awards.
Joanna is on the board of the Mindfulness in Law Society and is an active member of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Wellbeing Committee.