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May it Please the Palate: 'Godfather' Sunday Sauce

January 21, 2022

Every year my friends Kevin and Pam host “Movie Night.” This is a misnomer, since it typically begins at midday to accommodate three full length films, connected by a theme. One year it was film noir; another it was zombies. Thankfully I missed ...

Understanding anger and its impact on lawyers

January 21, 2022

Dr. Tracey Meyers BridgeTower Media Newswires Can we get rid of anger? Many lawyers grapple with how to work with people who are angry: clients who are volatile, co-workers who are frequently upset, opposing counsel who bully or demean, or partners who quickly ...

Law Life: Law firm planning - Five tips as we move ahead in 2022

January 21, 2022

By Nicole Black BridgeTower Media Newsiwres Is your law firm ready for whatever may come now that COVID-19 surges are occurring all around the country, and the Omicron variant is a looming threat? With mask mandates once again in effect in many areas, it’s ...

Lying to the court: Not a brilliant idea in any legal respect

January 21, 2022

By Marie E. Matyjaszek When I first started practicing law, I assumed that the attorney/client confidentiality privilege would keep my clients honest with me. After all, it’s not like I could tell anyone what they said. However, I still found that they ...

Nerdwallet: The end of student loan forbearance will be tougher on women

January 21, 2022

By Courtney Jespersen Before the pandemic, wage disparities already made it tougher for working women to pay off student loans than men. Now, after a second year of juggling increased caregiving duties, over a million women have had to drop out of the workforce ...

Legal History: The story of a prosecutor who won the case but lost his life

January 21, 2022

By Paul Mark Sandler BridgeTower Media Newswires Civil wars raged in England during the mid-1600s, caused by the uprising of the people against the tyrannical rule of King Charles I. He infuriated the Puritans, who opposed the close resemblance of the English ...