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Connie Vasquez - Connie Vasquez. New York, NY, US

Connie Vasquez Connie Vasquez

Connie Vasquez


I'm No Buddhist (conversations about compassion and forgiveness with a native New Yorker)



In addition to an established and successful career as a construction litigator, Connie is a rising leader on the subject of compassion and forgiveness. A one-year hiatus from practicing law in 2001 led to Connie becoming a certified yoga instructor and cardiac yoga instructor.

As a speaker, writer and workshop leader, Connie is bringing together people from all walks of life to explore compassion and forgiveness in very practical terms in the context of bullying, incest and parents at the end of life. She is particularly interested in the ramifications of this concept in business, the legal profession, and in the workplace. Candor and humor are the hallmarks of her writing and talks.

Connie is the founder of Daily Oasis™, a portable on-demand refuge for busy people; she is on the coaching staff of The Future Project; and she is a well-known published essayist, most recently in Open to Hope: Inspirational Stories of Healing After Loss published by the Open to Hope Foundation. Connie is also developing several anti-bullying programs for schools and communities across the United States. Deeply committed to the environment and wildlife, Connie shares the vast beauty of our world from her travels to such places as Antarctica and Kenya through her NaturaSacraPhotography.

Connie still practices law in New York City, where she cohabits with Stella (her rescued greyhound).

Industry Expertise (2)

Legal Services

Professional Training and Coaching

Areas of Expertise (3)




Education (2)

Fordham University, College at Lincoln Center, NY, NY: B.A., Liberal Arts

St. John's University School of Law: J.D.

Founder, Public Interest Law Students' Association and Public Interest Auction

Affiliations (2)

  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • New York Bar Association



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