Columns

'Wild Ride' for a stately thoroughbred farm

April 17, 2017

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief Her name was Bertha Wright and she was my ticket to a front row, finish line seat to the Kentucky Derby, long known as the “fastest two minutes in sports.” When we met in the mid-‘80s, Mrs. Wright was ...

'Nobody goes there anymore'

April 17, 2017

Nick Roumel I told someone I loved about a highly regarded restaurant in her city, Portland, Oregon. She just sighed and shook her head. I immediately thought of Yogi Berra. Berra is in the Hall of Fame for baseball, but many know him chiefly through his ...

'Settle and sue' defense strategies

April 17, 2017

Jesse Roth Maddin Hauser Buyer’s remorse is not a cause of action. Yet that is what many plaintiffs appear to plead when they sue their former attorneys for malpractice after agreeing to settle the underlying case. There are factual distinctions in these ...

Survey shows how lawyers use technology

April 17, 2017

Nicole Black Bridgetower Media Newswires Technology has become part of the fabric of our lives. Its effects are inescapable and its impact on our culture has been tremendous. In the business world, technology has helped to streamline processes and improve ...

Crossword constructor makes grade

April 17, 2017

Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief In the wordsmith category, they are often unheralded artists, toiling across a literary landscape located down a puzzle-lined street where only the truly gifted reside. Collectively, they are known as “crossword ...

Jamaican breakfast

April 17, 2017

One of the things I love about travel is trying the local cuisine. When I’m lucky, I get to try foods I’ve never tasted, or even heard of. A recent trip to Jamaica found me doing just that. Yes, there was the ubiquitous jerk chicken and Red Stripe ...