Representing Veterans: They Have Seen More Than Anyone Should

I have had the pleasure of representing Veterans, most often in the estate planning context. Sometimes I think my courtroom tales curl the toes, but the truth is the conflict we address day in and day out is without bloodshed. The tales these men tell evidence more at stake  and a privilege to hear. An older fellow … More Representing Veterans: They Have Seen More Than Anyone Should

Biblical Event on the Jersey Shore

This summer this lawyer found himself, purely by accident in a venue employed to create a reality TV show, The Jersey Shore. Then several weeks later Hurricane Sandy was barreling down on this boardwalk, benignly referred to as “Seaside Heights” on the map. It is not some comfortable venue for bourgeois America like perhaps Cannon Beach, Oregon. Instead … More Biblical Event on the Jersey Shore

The Greatest Generation

We few, We Happy Few                                            We band of brothers For he that sheds his blood with me today shall be by brother; Be he ne’re so vile, this day shall gentle his condition: And gentlemen now in England now a-bed shall think themselves  cursed  they were not here, And hold their manhoods cheap while any … More The Greatest Generation

Work Life Balance

There was another young man who used to work for us, sometime trading the job with Sam who went to war. His name was Ben, and he instead went to biology. Ben got tired of the intermittent funding of biology and decided to go to law school. Things of course are not what they were. One must recognize the … More Work Life Balance