Presidents Corner

Wholly unrealistic.

Wholly unrealistic   The US economy is full of isolated stories of success. As recent law school grads know well, the job market is one that forces the employment seeker to be creative in their job search. If a job seeker does what everyone else is doing in their search, they will get the results…

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Is The New Practice Model Work Until Dead?

Is the new Practice Model Work Until Dead?  The recession of 2007-8 from which we never really recovered has exacerbated a dynamic that already existed in the practice of law, people don’t when to say enough of law practice it is time to retire.  Many lost savings in the economic downturn, many lost jobs, many who…

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By all accounts, the summer of 1814 was typically hot and muggy.

The year before, the War of 1812 had turned bitter, largely due to the conduct of forces on both sides that led to the burning of York (now known as Toronto). United States forces raided and prevailed. While negotiating an orderly surrender, the U.S. lost many men. Brigadier General Zebulon Pike, the commander of the…

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Parting is such sweet sorrow…

(Romeo & Juliet, Shakespeare) This is the last message that I will pen as president. I’ve often thought of this day during my ten years serving on the Executive council. The words do not come easily and candidly I will miss it. Our members, over this time, have done nothing short but amaze me at…

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