Posts Tagged ‘ honest advice ’

In Appreciation – Second Year

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This is the end of my second year of blogging.  Today, I want to thank all of my readers by going through some numbers and then by also giving a special thanks to a special lady. The Numbers First, I’d like to share some of my favorite statistics regarding this website.  Read more...

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In Appreciation: A Tribute to My Dad, 10 Years Later

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It was the first week of law school, Torts class.  We were studying negligence, and on this day, the question was whether or not a witness to a car accident should be able to recover damages for emotional distress from the party at fault.  Read more...

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Estate Planning and Optometry Are Quite Different … Or Are They?

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The very glasses that provided “insight”.  Enhanced image by Krysteena Marie Photography. So over the weekend, my glasses broke.  As displayed in the accompanying picture, the top half of the frames are made of metal while each lens is held in by a small elastic band. The glasses lost a battle with my knee and…

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Professionalism Still Exists (Thank You David A. Shulman, Esq.)

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It is perhaps not very well known that the ethics rules for lawyers cover behavior not only during but also outside of working hours.  According to the Preamble of the Virginia Rules of Professional Conduct: [1] A lawyer is a representative of clients or a neutral third party, an officer of the legal system and…

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In Appreciation – First Year

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This is the end of my 12th month of blogging.  At the end of each month, I usually like to take a post to thank those who have given me great support, thought-provoking ideas, ego boosts, wonderful advice, etc.  Read more...

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In Appreciation — May 2011

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This is the end of my 10th month of blogging.  At the end of every month, I like to take a post to thank those who have been very helpful to me and my law practice during the recent past.  My hope is to remain humble, to point out the kindnesses of others, and to…

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In Appreciation – April 2011

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I enjoy taking a post at the end of each calendar month to thank those who have been helpful and encouraging to me for my various endeavors.  April was a somewhat difficult one for my family and portends some tough times ahead.  However, some real quality people sent me notes of support and well wishes…

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In Appreciation – March 2011

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This marks the end of my eighth month of blogging.  At the end of each month, I like to take a post to extend my gratitude to those who have greatly helped me in the development of my practice.  This month, I wish to spend most of this post sharing a couple of stories involving…

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A Funny Thing Happened at the Deli…

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A young couple sits down at the local deli with their baby asleep in the stroller.  It is an unseasonably warm day outside with birds chirping, a light wind blowing and barely a cloud in the sky.  However, the beauty surrounding them escapes the couple because they cannot decide what to do about their finances.…

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In Appreciation – February 2011

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It is the end of my 7th month of blogging.  At the end of each month, I like to take a post to thank those who have been helpful, encouraging, professional, tolerant, etc. of my blogging and law practice activities.  I’m truly lucky enough to have some outstanding people on my list this time around.…

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