Columns

Mens Rea: Why are we still guessing?

August 28, 2014

  by Mike Nichols   Developments in Science Allow fact finders to be Fully-Informed of Breath Testing limits   Our criminal justice system is at the core of our democracy. We have the ability to be a beacon for the world about the responsibility ...

May it please the Palette, Chicken 2 x 4

August 28, 2014

By Nick Roumel As a law student and young lawyer, back in the day when all things healthy started and ended with a boneless, skinless chicken breast, I developed two chicken recipes for special occasions, such as intimate dinners, or gala fundraisers. ...

May it please the Palate: sharing is caring

August 28, 2014

 By Nick Roumel “Sharing is Caring”       I once wasted two hours of my life on a really terrible movie, “Made of Honor.” It was one of those where a woman (“Hannah”) is about to get married, ...

Bankruptcy in Divorce

August 28, 2014

 By Marie E. Matyjaszek  Divorce often leaves people in a financial bind, whether it’s going from a two-income household down to one, or one spouse being forced to work after being a stay-at-home mom or dad. At the start of a divorce, I typically ...

MAY IT PLEASE THE PALATE

August 28, 2014

By Nick Roumel One of the great perks of this column is the random love I get. I sure don't get any for practicing law. (From that, I tend to make a lot of enemies - and that's just within my own firm.) But writing this column, I get shout-outs ...

MAY IT PLEASE THE PALATE "A Bad Review"

August 28, 2014

By Nick Roumel I travel a lot for my job, and rely on my hard-working staff to set up my travel arrangements. As long as I have a comfortable bed and a pillow for my stuffed monkey, the hotel part is pretty easy. But finding a place to eat is a little ...