Dog Days of August and What I think About Between Cases

Dog Days of August and What I think About Between Cases

Yes, it’s the dog days, I’m working on a post about ‘Jerks and Family Law’, thinking and working on several cases, getting ready for mediation hearings. driving … so, thought I’d post something about what I think about to ‘get...
Thoughts While Watching the NCAA Tournament

Thoughts While Watching the NCAA Tournament

So … watching a lot of basketball these last few weeks. A lot of basketball. Along with a good chunk of most of the people I know. Three weeks of win and move on, lose and go home. That’s it. Sixty-seven of the sixty-eight teams invited to this tournament...
Ice, Clients, and Ty Cobb

Ice, Clients, and Ty Cobb

I’m iced in. Ok, not just me but a pretty good chunk of the greater Raleigh area. This is not normal, this is North Carolina, we are … coping. I’ve just discovered what people in Vermont, Montana, and all of Canada have known since birth – snow...
Expectations

Expectations

Know who had probably the greatest second season in Major League Baseball history? I’ll give you a hint, today would have been his birthday. I’ll give you another, he played in the majors for 17 seasons, was a four time All-Star, great fielder, and when he...
Chipper Jones & Me (or, W.A.R., what is it good for?)

Chipper Jones & Me (or, W.A.R., what is it good for?)

Over the last few years, as Bill James’ sabermetrics followers have had increasing influence across Major League Baseball, virtually running teams like the Arizona Diamondbacks (hmmm, how’s that working out?), a new measure of player value has emerged....
Primaries and Mad Max

Primaries and Mad Max

This is neither support or derision or anything in between for anyone running for the presidency this time around. But – you knew the but was coming – I can’t help but notice a certain behavior I see on a fairly consistent basis in my practice. It occurs at that point...