A Practical Attorney Blog


Data Planning

The debate known, as Apple vs. FBI is interesting and I will follow it through the courts as it is appealed. I support Apple for many reasons, which I will explain at a later time. The reason for this post … Read more


Change is a big thing

Get ready now for your New Years Resolution. Yep, that gives you more than a quarter to prepare. Ever wonder why most people’s resolutions fail? Ever wonder why when goals are set they are not completed? The reason is because … Read more


Contractors: Consumers Beware

While assisting those affected by the flood in West Pittston yesterday I spoke to a number of contractors.  They told me stories of unscrupulous contractors who were telling people they had to do work which is unnecessary.  The extra work … Read more


Flood Insurance

The Wyoming Valley and many other communities along the Susquehanna River in Northeast and Central Pennsylvania were terribly affected by the flood.  I was helping clean up today and have been speaking to many friends and neighbors over the past … Read more


Independency Day 2011

This year the 4th of July landing on Monday gave us a weekend to consider the holiday among the rest of our busy lives. After watching various professional and amiture pyrotechnics perform fireworks shows on the, 3rd I really started … Read more


I am back

The election is over and now I am caught up at the office, at least to start the week, so I will get back into blogging and providing some legal or coaching nuggets.  Remember, if there is a topic you … Read more


When the Landlord Tenant relationship goes bad

When landlord tenant matters goo bad there is always angst between the parties.  If you have not been involved in such a matter you might not understand the stress it causes the parties.  People have notions of “the tenant” or … Read more



Passers by off my office often ask, “What is a life coach?” I always take a break from my work to explain it.  Although my eyes are not as sharp as they used to be, after my explanation I sense … Read more


Fairness on the edge of town

I have heard many times “All I want is justice.” and “What do you mean? That’s not fair.” There is one thing about law that many folks miss; what is fairness and justice? We have come to believe that what … Read more

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