National Entrepreneurship Month

By proclamation issued by President Barack Obama, November is National Entrepreneurship Month and the third Tuesday of the month is National Entrepreneurship Day. The purpose of national attention on entrepreneurship is to create awareness of innovation, leadership and those who build an empire from absolutely nothing. The word entrepreneur comes from the French “entreprendre,” which […]

Celebrate National Recycling Day: Commit and Act!

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National Recycling Day is celebrated on November 15, 2019.  America Recycles Day is a nationally recognized day that celebrates and promotes recycling in the United States.  It was created by the National Recycling Coalition in 1977. Since then, each United States president has issued a Presidential Proclamation recognizing the day and encouraging Americans to recycle.  […]

Rest In Peace, Chloe

I have long considered being in control of my own office environment one of the unquantifiable benefits of a small firm practice. When looking for office space about 20 years ago, I informed a prospective landlord that I bring my dog to work, which produced a look of shock and incredulity. It was not that […]

More Changes in Private Practice: The Dress Code

In addition to the changes in remote practice of law, office protocol has also evolved in private practice. Formality was the rigid name of the game when I started practicing in the 1980s, an an impermeable and structured regimen that governed office attire, answering the telephone, attending intraoffice and client meetings – in short, everything. […]