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Divorce

Poor Taste

No . . . this is not another COVID-19 blog about the symptoms of the virus. Everyone seems to be writing those. But I do seem to remember having a life before “The Pandemic.”

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Divorce

Australia

I was recently contacted by a collaborative lawyer in Australia. She is the Happy Family Lawyer, who is focused on collaborative practice and who is really making a difference Down Under. She was curious as to how my marketing program has impacted my practice.

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Your Choices Generate Your Best Mentors

Three years after graduating from law school in Washington, DC, I landed in Tampa. As it turns out, Peter Grilli had attended Yale University four years before I did.

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Don’t Assume

When Megan first came to work for me as my legal assistant, it didn’t take long for her to run into Caroline Armin, our office housekeeper.

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Momentum

One of my college pre-law interns remarked, while I was in the kitchen making myself lunch today, “I was comparing our billables for this past month with the same month last year and I was so proud to see that we’re way up! Why do you think that is?”

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Introduce Yourself

Growing up, anytime someone new moved into our neighborhood, my grandmother missioned herself over to their front door with a fresh peach cobbler in hand.

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Divorce

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

Ted Talks is an abundant resource for advocates of the collaborative dispute resolution process. Set the app so that it offers you Talks that will be of particular interest to you.

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Wedding

Cindy Gibbon and Chris Kissinger were married in Long Boat Key, an hour away from my center of practice. They had both been Appraisal of Real Estate graduate students of my husband.

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Divorce

Last Five Tips For Dealing With Pro Se Adversaries

In the introduction to this series of tips, I offered you two central bits of advice: 1) be nice; and 2) never communicate with your pro se opponent orally. Keep them in mind as you review the following suggestions.

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