R. Lisle Baker is a professor of law at Suffolk University Law School in Boston, where he teaches upper level courses in Positive Psychology for Lawyers, Character and Fitness for Professional Success, Law Practice Planning: Law as a Career and an Enterprise, and a new first year course, Preparing for Professional Success, drawing on material in the upper level courses. He has written or co-authored articles on such topics as resilience, exercise, delivering bad news well, integrating insights from positive psychology into legal education, designing a positive psychology course for lawyers, and learning how to pay attention. He is an honors graduate of Williams College and Harvard Law School, where he was a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau. In 2016, he earned a Master of Applied Positive Psychology degree from the University of Pennsylvania. At Suffolk Law School, he has convened a conference in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 titled Integrating Positive Psychology into Legal Education. Before joining the Suffolk Law faculty in 1973, he practiced with the Boston firm of Hill & Barlow, and argued public policy as a regular participant in the first season of the public television series, The Advocates. He is now in his fortieth year as an elected city councilor in Newton, Massachusetts, including six years as President of the city council.