Category Archives: Blog

Talking Trademarks, Patents and Copyrights

Recently, I had the privileged of having a “casual conversation” with Attorney Renee Duff. Renee is an attorney that has over 25 years’ experience, managing intellectual property assets for businesses, law firms and in-house perspectives. Since this is not an area of law that I’ve ever practiced, Ms. Duff was able to school me on…

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Mediation: A Great Legal Option (Especially for Pet Lovers)

If you are a pet lover, considering a dispute with your significant other over your pet would probably not be in the forefront of your mind. Most families today view their pets as a family member; often times, even like one of their own children and couldn’t fathom ending up in a lawsuit over their beloved…

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A Whole View of Holistic Law

Holistic law is not a term you hear used often but it’s one that Melissa Jaffe uses it to describe her law practice.  Melissa sat down with me for a “casual conversation” about Intellectual Property Law and I found that the holistic side of what she does in her law practice is very interesting.  When I…

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Business Law Basics

So you’re interested in starting a business or you already own a small or solo business  or practice, but you’re not sure if you need the advice of an experienced attorney yet.  While having a “casual conversation” with Michelle Raia, she was able to tackle this question and many others by sharing her expertise as a lawyer…

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State Bar Matters

The state bar is at its heart a trade organization for attorneys. They are able to stand up and speak out on issues that matter to attorneys, their practice and their clients. In a recent “casual conversation” with attorney Tom Prol who is the President Elect for the New Jersey State Bar Association, I was…

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Family Law Options

Sitting down for a “casual conversation” with Attorney Sandy Durst was an enlightening experience.  Sandy has been  practicing family law in New Jersey for more than 16 years.  Many of the issues he faces with his clients includes prenuptial agreements, divorces, alimony, child support, and custody cases.  He deals with real people and real problems. When specializing in Family…

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Talking Criminal Law

There’s a lot of excitement in criminal law.  Criminal attorneys deal with all sorts of fascinating cases; some just like the ones you would see in a television drama or movie.  My recent “casual conversation” with criminal attorney Tom Martin provided a lot of great insight into running a solo criminal attorney practice. Tom has…

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