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How this litigator fell for a scam

May 23, 2016

Nick Roumel NachtLaw He came to my door on Greek Easter morning.  Our doorbell doesn’t ring often, especially early on Sundays. I had just gotten out of the shower, and when I heard the bell, quizzically went to put on a shirt before answering ...

The art of making bread

May 23, 2016

Nick Roumel I have a friend who owns a bakery. He once told me that making bread is not so much a science as it is an art. He explained, with some frustration, “I can make it with the exact same ingredients, in the exact same way, but it will never turn ...

Going 'green' for PTSD victims

May 23, 2016

By Marie E. Matyjaszek On April 20, people celebrate the king of all things green marijuana. And on Weed Day, Colorado's Department of Health and Environment agreed to provide funding for a groundbreaking marijuana study. The DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) ...

How to defuse threats against legal professionals

May 23, 2016

Nancy Crotti The Daily Record Newswire Much has been written about security for law offices in the wake of the April 7 shooting death of 23-year-old clerk Chase Passauer in his employer's St. Paul law office. Lawyers have good reason to be concerned, and not ...

My Turn: Few attorneys could match his legal flair

May 23, 2016

He was a poor boy from Alabaster who grew up to rival the likes of Clarence Darrow, the legendary lawyer known for his courtroom duel with William Jennings Bryan in the 1925 “Monkey Trial.” William Henry Gallagher, cast as a Detroit “Legal ...

MAY IT PLEASE THE PALATE: Rack of Lamb

May 23, 2016

One of my oldest cookbooks is “Julia Child & More Company.” It was a sequel to “Julia Child & Co.,” and consists of thirteen complete meals to serve guests. I have made most everything in there many times over, except the leek ...