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Having the 'Texas talk' with adolescent girls is now vitally important

September 23, 2021

Samuel C. Damren “The talk” has been a rite of passage in communities of color in America for decades. The participants are parents and their adolescent children, primarily male adolescents. The topic is how to survive an encounter with the ...

New ABA survey; Lawyers and stress go hand-in-hand

September 23, 2021

Nicole Black BridgeTower Media Newswires It’s indisputable: the pandemic’s effects will be long-lasting. No matter how you look at it, the pandemic has significantly impacted the legal profession and the practice of law.  Statistics from ...

Credit card debt presents sticky situations in divorces

September 23, 2021

Sara Stout Ashcraft BridgeTower Media Newswires Those of us who practice matrimonial law are always dealing with debt. The required Statement of Net Worth has a section devoted for every kind of debt there is, including “chattel mortgages.” However, ...

2021 study debunks defense myths about low impact/minor damage auto accidents

September 23, 2021

A. Vince Colella “Every Picture Tells a Story” is a song written by Rod Stewart describing the singer’s indiscriminate romantic dalliances while touring with his band early in his career. The adage also serves as a centerpiece for auto defense ...

Employer considerations for working parents

September 23, 2021

Wilson Jarrell BridgeTower Media Newswires With fall comes a time that is both exciting and stressful for many people: a return to school. For employers, back-to-school time means many of their employees who are working parents are trying to balance the ...

Understanding anger and its impact on lawyers

September 23, 2021

Dr. Tracey Meyers BridgeTower Media Newswires “If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will escape a hundred days of sorrow.” — Chinese proverb Can we get rid of anger? Many lawyers grapple with how to work with people who are angry: ...