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Be the Best Divorce Lawyer

Sep 27, 2021

When an Angel Whispers



Over the last few weeks, I have been having an existential crisis.

Do I want to continue my work as a divorce lawyer?

Or do I hand in my license to practice law and close the doors of my successful law firm?

The work we do as divorce lawyers is tough. Really tough.

This work can be nothing...

Sep 20, 2021

When the "Fu*k you!" Fu*ks You


I hung out my own shingle over 20 years ago. I had been practising law for about 5 years.

When I did my bar training course they said that it takes lawyers five years to really get an understanding of their job and to get proficient. It took me 10 years.

I went out on my own because I...

Sep 13, 2021

Are you weird?


Well, I certainly hope so.

For most of us lawyers, we are compliant sorts. We worked hard in school. We didn’t get sent to the principal’s office. We did what we were supposed to do. Yet, some of us are still weird.

Weird is wonderful.

Of Germanic origin, the word, “weird” has its roots in the...

Sep 6, 2021

The Gift of my Mental Illness Diagnosis



The Gift of my ADHD Diagnosis

A lot of lawyers struggle A LOT. Compared to the general population, we have higher divorce rates, higher addiction rates, and higher rates of mental health challenges.

I am no exception.

Are you concerned about the stigma associated with mental...