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Moving to Tampa

Recently, T and I decided that our family needed a change of scenery compliment our career changes. So now, as I leave the law behind, I’ll also be leaving New York City behind. I am very excited about this new move and the opportunities it is going to open up for our family.  Mostly, I’m excited …

A Tale of Two Generals

My wife, T, a writer and translator, often confuses the words “choose” and “chose”. She understands the distinction perfectly well and she knows how to use each one in speech. But in writing, she’ll often say “chose” when she means ”choose” and vice versatile. To assist her with this problem, my wife created Post-It’s with …

Leave the Law Behind

Today I want to talk about a topic that many of us have trouble discussing—the idea of leaving the law behind; quitting it once and for all. As you hit that snooze button for the third time on a typical Monday morning, do you ever fantasize about what your life might be like if you …

It’s Not Your Fault

If you’ve joined the thousands of other attorneys who bailed out of the legal profession in the last several years because you couldn’t make ends meet—it’s not your fault. If you’re still in practice but your miserable, it’s also not your fault. If you’re one of the legions of law school graduates who have $100K+ …

My Journey So Far

Not long ago, I quit my job as a lawyer. It’s the only job I ever had, and the only thing I’ve been formally trained to do. But after sixteen years of doing it, my life hit a brick wall. In the previous six months, I had been sick two out of every five working …