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10 Commandments for Divorce
April 7, 2020

Oftentimes maturity is tested through the trauma of divorce. The 10 Commandments for Divorce will help you be the adult in the room and guide you from start to finish.

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6 Reasons Why Women are More Likely to File for Divorce Than Men
March 6, 2020

Statistics show that women initiate divorce in up to 80% of cases. As a divorce lawyer, here are my 6 insights into why women are more likely to file for divorce than men.

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Does Divorce Make You a Failure?
January 31, 2020

Do you think that divorce makes you a failure? Consider that in life, what many see as a failure is actually just a sign that it’s time to do something else.

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The Problem with Experts
November 12, 2019

In over 25 years of trial practice, one of my biggest peeves was the blatant subjectivity of the experts who were called to testify by one side or the other.

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6 Tips for Dealing with Complainers During Divorce
November 12, 2019

On no, here they come the whiners, the complainers, the ingrates, and the critics.

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Jury Biases All Lawyers Need to Understand
November 11, 2019

Cognitive bias is nowhere more present than a courtroom and the discrepancies of eyewitness accounts.

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5 Tips for Dealing with Complainers: Both In and Out of the Office
November 11, 2019

We’ve all had to face them: the whiners, the complainers, the ingrates, and the critics. Here are tips to help you keep your patience – and your temper – when dealing with chronic complainers.

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How Lawyers Can Be More Mindful and Embrace Their Spirituality
August 30, 2019

Motivational writers and “transformational” leaders talk a lot about “mindfulness” and “spirituality.” Having been a lawyer for over 40 years, I…

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Top 10 Rules to be a Successful Lawyer
June 21, 2019

My latest article published in the ABA Journal: http://www.abajournal.com/voice/article/10-rules-for-being-a-successful-lawyer A third-generation trial attorney, I have spent a majority of my life…

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Stress Free Practice: 12 Steps to Help You Get There
March 24, 2019

Stress Free Practice: 12 Tips to Help You Get There https://abovethelaw.com/career-files/stress-free-practice-12-tips-to-help-you-get-there/ Some tips and tricks to help lawyers relax. By JAMES GRAY…

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