To Do List

My days start with a check of my calendar.  I make sure that my files are ready to go with me to court, my research is complete and ready for any consultations, and my list of calls to return is intact.  However, despite my best efforts to keep my day on track, I am usually derailed.   It could be a call from a Judge needing a...

Posted by on September 17, 2010

Arrogance is the Drunk Uncle of Confidence.

Arrogance is the drunk uncle of confidence.  And not surprising, many of my colleagues, peers, and clients are under the influence.  When I encounter these people, I try to find some redeeming quality about them.  I look for some accomplishment or depth of knowledge they may possess that allows them a free pass on their...

Posted by on August 28, 2010

Life Shouldn't Have a Snooze Button

It happened today, the “it will never happen to me” situation.   It did happen and it has happened before. Today, one month after a deadly shooting in a middle school, and three weeks after the deadly University shooting, and days after several area school lockdowns, my son’s school was locked-down. As I stood in...

Posted by on August 28, 2010

What Happens Next, Matters Now

The reason you are sitting in my office is because something isn’t right.  Something isn’t working, and you need help.  I know this because no one comes to a law office when life is good.  You came to me because you have a problem and you need a solution.  But I have a problem too, and you, as my client have the...

Posted by on August 18, 2010

Intimidation Factor

There have been several clients who have sat in the chair across from me sweating bullets. At first, I figured they were nervous about the issue we were discussing. But after I believed that I had sufficiently calmed them down, the drops continued to roll. This has happened enough times that I finally asked a client if perhaps they were ill. The...

Posted by Gabrielle N. Helix on March 27, 2010

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