Mediation Myths Debunked #238

Mediation Myths Debunked #238

Mediation does not do well in popular culture. Movies, TV, streaming shows, divorce mediation is either short shrifted or outright slandered. Really. Here’s an example from the completely odious and finally cancelled Divorce on HBO: First show of the first...
It’s About Being a Grown Up

It’s About Being a Grown Up

  So, about being a grown up, about getting over it, about moving on with a new, better life . . . I have a friend who just took a run through the Gettysburg battlefield while doing some research. He took this picture there. The Battlefield Gettysburg, he...
On Hating the Patriots and Family Law Attorneys (trust me)

On Hating the Patriots and Family Law Attorneys (trust me)

Yes, the New England Patriots and family law attorneys do have a couple of things in common. But first this: it’s a well known, easily understood fact that outside New England from roughly the the edges of the Connecticut river up, everyone hates the Patriots....
Clip Shows and What’s Real …. okay, and divorce

Clip Shows and What’s Real …. okay, and divorce

When TV shows need a break from being creative they resort to a time honored tradition – the ‘clip show.’ A clip show is exactly what it sounds like, the whole show is comprised of bits of episodes from the season so far. Clip shows usually involve...
The Talkers of America

The Talkers of America

Written with our great friends at Freed Marcroft LLC in Hartford, Connecticut. We’ve been thinking a lot about communications lately. Which is a good thing.  The only lawyers who don’t need to study communication are the ones who never talk with clients. There are...
Clients Are People Too

Clients Are People Too

Let’s face it; we all have jerks in our lives. Family members, spouses, friends, co-workers, bosses, you name it. Now of course I don’t mean your family, friends or co-workers . . . or do I? Everyone has a bad day, so I am not talking about temporary jerks or...