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Few attorneys could match his legal flair

May 25, 2016

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief He was a poor boy from Alabaster who grew up to rival the likes of Clarence Darrow, the legendary law­yer known for his courtroom duel with William Jennings Bryan in the 1925 “Monkey Trial.” William Henry ...

Rod Snyder

May 25, 2016

He came to my door on Greek Easter morning. Our doorbell doesn’t ring often, especially early on Sundays. I had just gotten out of the shower, and when I heard the bell, quizzically went to put on a shirt before answering the door. Rod Snyder introduced ...

Going 'green' for PTSD victims

May 25, 2016

By Marie E. Matyjaszek    On April 20 of each year, people celebrate the king of all things green – marijuana.  And on that day last month, Colorado’s Department of Health and Environment agreed to provide funding for a groundbreaking ...

An 'invasion' that some believe is worth seeing

May 25, 2016

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief As summer slowly – ever so slowly – approaches, so does my thought of ever becoming a grandparent. As the father of one unattached son, now in his mid-30s, I have been told by friends that “grandchildren ...

Trust and Trust Busters

May 25, 2016

Why we need trust in a negotiation and ways we can build or destroy it By Antoinette Raheem TRUST IS ESSENTIAL IN ANY RESOLUTION I, and I know many other mediators, believe trust is essential in any negotiation or mediation. (In this article I will use ...

Koula and Julia

May 25, 2016

One of my oldest cookbooks is “Julia Child & More Company.” It was a sequel to “Julia Child & Co.,” and consists of thirteen complete meals to serve guests. I have made most everything in there many times over, except the leek ...