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Counselor's Corner: Happiness in the Present Moment

November 18, 2022

By Fred Cavaiani Happiness is defined as “an emotional state characterized by feelings of joy, satisfaction, contentment and fulfillment. It especially includes positive emotions and life satisfaction.”  Happiness is what everyone seeks.  It ...

Underlying goals of originalism are self-contradicting

November 18, 2022

By Samuel Damren This is the third commentary on Liberty of Conscience. The first commentary discussed Roger Williams’ role in establishing individual religious choice in the American Constitution. The second commentary focused on the history of religious ...

Obituaries play key role in memorializing life

November 18, 2022

By Emmanuel Hospice The ongoing pandemic has robbed too many of us of life’s bittersweet moments – including the ability to get together for everything from birthday parties to weddings to funerals. But it hasn’t stopped anyone from commemorating ...

From grind to glory: breathing new life into your work

November 18, 2022

Karen Natzel Operating in the day-to-day work world can conjure up more dread than desire. Clients have shared they find it harder to stay focused; they fear dropping the ball; and they have experienced diminished capacity in handling difficult situations ...

Time to review gift-giving policies before holidays

November 18, 2022

By Scott A. Storey The convergence of the holidays and year-end recognitions creates increased opportunities for gift-giving and entertainment, and additional reasons to establish a clear company gift policy. Gifts and entertainment offered to establish ...

Self-Promotion: It doesn't have to be all or nothing

November 18, 2022

By Elizabeth Jolliffe For the vast majority of lawyers, self-promotion ranks right up there with answering interrogatories as the bane of our lawyerly existence.   Yet how that can be in light of all of those SuperLawyer, Facebook and LinkedIn humblebrag ...