Gratitude

Gratitude

Practicing law can be difficult.  The clients can be irritable and looking for someplace to vent their frustrations.  Being in a divorce practice has lent itself to seeing people at their worst.  What has done more for me to keep my practice from being a place filled...
Don’t Let Your Ego Get in the Way

Don’t Let Your Ego Get in the Way

From the lowliest of assistants to the highest Court, they treat others with kindness and respect. If you mistreat others or act in a condescending way then it will revisit you. I once had an informal mediation scheduled and my flight was delayed. I called ahead to...
Visualize a Positive Outcome

Visualize a Positive Outcome

Every divorce attorney knows the letter of the law. But some of the most effective “letters” at our disposal fall outside the conventional alphabet. For me, I feel I’ve a bit of a secret weapon when it comes to trial strategies: helping my client visualize and...
Come From a Place of Love

Come From a Place of Love

I haven’t always had much hope for positive relationship outcomes. And no wonder—I’m a divorce attorney! I don’t hear the success stories, or even the stories where everything is blessedly, even boringly “normal.” I hear horror stories of abuse both physical and...