#LoveYourLawyerDay: Why I Love MY Lawyer (and It's Not Just Because I'm Married to Him)

So today is Love Your Lawyer Day, which you can read about here.Y'all, this is not a joke.  Now, we are not a hyper-sensitive bunch here, and we can laugh at a good lawyer joke now and again, but the constant vilification of the members of the legal profession can get a little tiresome.Especially if you know MY lawyer....more

(Updated) George Zimmerman in Custody, Will Be Charged With Second Degree Murder

[Editor's update, April 11: Angela B. Corey, special prosecutor in the Trayvon Martin case, has announced that George Zimmerman is in custody and will be charged with second degree murder. She is not commenting on Zimmerman's location nor any other facts in the case. MSNBC reports that second degree murder is the highest possible charge that fits the facts known in this case. -- Julie]...more

The Law with a Side of Bacon: Social Media Breakfast MSP Panel Discussion on Law & Social Media

 Bacon  It's What's For Dinner    Early Wake Up Call {For This Night Owl}   ...more

Guest Post: Your Financial Big Picture: Why Estate Planning is an Investment in Your Family's Future

Background Information I recently noticed this post shared by Danielle G. Van Ess on her Facebook page....more

Applying to Law School? - Think Twice

It seems like almost every young adult in their twenties I come across lately is applying to law school. Either they couldn't find a job after college or they are unhappy in the job they managed to get. Law school usually turns out to be the solution. I understand. That was me many years ago. ...more

The World at Our Fingertips: Finding a Link to Another Attorney/Mom/Blogger

Our world is getting smaller all the time....more

Death and Johnny Cash: Tips for Getting Your Estate in Order

"When do we die, Mommy?" "Why did Johnny Cash die?" Those are the questions posed by Darling 1 last night as he was going to bed clad in his firefighter t-shirt and clutching his fireman helmet, just in case he got called out to fight a fire during the night....more

Yes! Getting started is probably the hardest part. The next hardest is choosing your attorney ...more

Not A Great Time To Be An Attorney

At 56 years old, Amanda* has no illusions about her future career as an attorney in the U.S. She knows her career is about to come to screeching halt. It could be this week. It could be January. She doesn't know when, but she knows it's coming. When I called her this morning she was at the shoe repair shop. She said there is no work for her at the office. This from a woman who just several months ago regularly woke up at 4:00 am to be in the office at 6:00am and who didn't return home until 10 o'clock at night. ...more

And good points, Jill. Your approach to legal EDUCATION as an asset that can be transferred ...more