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Why My Divorce is Before SCOTUS  aka WHY ANOTHER WOMEN IS DIVORCING MY HUSBAND

Why My Divorce is Before SCOTUS aka WHY ANOTHER WOMEN IS DIVORCING MY HUSBAND

In a week we go back to Texas Family Court to try to convince another Texas judge to defy the federal bankruptcy judge and go ahead and give me a divorce based on Texas law instead a divorce based on the questions that the bankruptcy judge posed in his orders directed to the family court […]

Napoleon Hill inspired advice: Hire Thinkers and Rent Doers

Many people have asked me why I prefer the term lawyer as opposed to the term lawyer. The answer is simple. The term “attorney” simple means “someone acting on behalf of another,” and may include an attorney-in-fact or an attorney-at-law. An attorney-at-law may appear in a court for another person, but only if the attorney-at-law […]

BUSINESS LAWYERS: LET’S CALL THEM KNOWLEDGE BROKERS

I recently met with a prospective client who provided me with a unique prospective on the relatively narrow view that many small business have of business lawyers. So after meeting with the pseudo savvy business owner, I propose that a successful entrepreneur views his or her business lawyer as a sort of knowledge broker. Many […]

The Best Business Model the Law Could Design — the Social Entrepreneur

The Best Business Model the Law Could Design — the Social Entrepreneur

Over the past three decades the term “social entrepreneurship” has gained considerable attention in our culture.  I have seen various definitions of the term, but I have decided to create a more accurate definition. A “social entrepreneur” uses other people’s money to pay for the good or services that are provided to some people. A […]

Putting the Sequestration Laws Into Focus

Putting the Sequestration Laws Into Focus

This morning as I tried to prepare my daughters for school, the whole debate over the federal sequesterian crisis flood into its proper focus. Each of my three daughters attends charter schools where they usually have to wear uniforms each day. On a normal day, my life is relatively simple, for a single mother of […]

Non-Minorities Can Make Money with Diversity Programs

In honor of Black History Month, I think it is important to let people know that you do not have to be a woman, a minority, or a veteran to participate in many local, state, and federal diversity contract programs. Most local, state, and federal programs are not designed to simply set a set number […]

DO NOT BREAK THE LAW WITH YOUR WORK-FROM-HOME BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

DO NOT BREAK THE LAW WITH YOUR WORK-FROM-HOME BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

In this tough economy, I have seen hundreds of people venture into the world of work-at-home business opportunities that are hawked on every social media outlet on the Internet.  Many people who have been lured into making a little extra money or starting their own business by offering work-at-home business opportunities to “friends, family, and […]