On the Politics of the Easily Offended.

Three events this week have me troubled enough to write. The first comes from Federal Judge Richard Kopf’s excellent blog “Hercules and the Umpire.” In remarking on the nature of how men react in society to attractive women, he made the following comment: True story. Around these parts there is a wonderfully talented and very…

A Different Take on the Canning Lawsuit.

I wanted to write a post about the Rachel Canning suit yesterday.  I couldn’t.  The whole ordeal just left me dumbfounded. It made no sense to me why Tanya Helfand, a family law attorney with over twenty years’ experience and apparently great marketing skills, wanted to bring a suit that potentially destroyed a family and…

Social Media: The Death Of Your Case

A February 26 story from the Miami Herald has every attorney who’s ever practiced law in the modern age silently shaking their head in disbelief. You can read the full story from the Herald here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/02/26/3961605/daughters-facebook-boast-costs.html To recap for those of you who have yet to read (or don’t want to read) the Herald’s article, Patrick…