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How a Mexican Kid from the Ghetto Winds up with Hanging with Elite Legal Minds

Many of you may or may not know, but I was born in Hawaiian Gardens, CA. It’s a one mile square barrio (in Spanish) or ghetto (in English). 1,285 more words


Go Directly to Jail!

When I was a young lawyer, I once met a well-known architect whose buildings I admired. I told him so. He replied, “I only design buildings; you lawyers are the architects of society.”Perhaps the phrase “architects of society” is a little much, but it is true that lawyers have a good deal of power to shape society. 804 more words

Repairing The System

ABA Residential Home in Manchester

I have the honour of sharing with you this amazing project conceived by a dear colleague and friend of a residential home for adults with autism in Manchester area. 70 more words

New nomination for Tax Court judge

Friday, President Obama announced his nomination of Elizabeth Copeland, a partner at Strasburger & Price, as a judge on the United States Tax Court.  Elizabeth is very highly regarded within the tax community and will be an outstanding judge.   148 more words


On the Job! Director, ABA Center on Children and the Law, Washington, DC

The American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law is seeking a Director. The Center strives to advance access to justice for children and families, through advocating for law reform and supporting court and legal practice improvement. 505 more words

On The Job!

Help with Feeding

Hi and welcome to Ask Missy Mondays where I respond to email questions from parents who are having difficulty with their child’s behavior. Today, we have a question in from Melany who writes: … 256 more words


Grapes, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

One of my favorite podcasts is Good Job, Brain, a weekly trivia podcast out of the San Francisco bay area. They’re a pub trivia team and they’re dedicated to trivia. 890 more words

Basic Science