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Sometimes Hating Lawyers Is Okay

No one likes debt collectors, the customer service people who work for them, and certainly not the lawyers that work for them. The reason for this is obvious. No one wants to be harassed about how much money they owe. To be constantly reminded of, and at times, threatened over credit card debt, or rent, or whatever … Continue reading

Consequences of Failure: Part 1

This is part of a regular contribution to this blog, related to the financial crisis, financial institutions, and certain of the legal ramifications to the general chaos we as nation have faced in the last several years. [ed. note, the writer of this post is an expert with approximately 40 years experience practicing law in the financial services … Continue reading

Why The Hate For Wall Street?

Because that’s where all the money is right? Kind of. Investing is so much more of a global thing, and if you really look into it, there are many asset management, hedge fund, bancorps, and other companies incorporated in places like Delaware, but with their home offices all over the country. For instance, most peoples’ … Continue reading

Kicking Lawyers When They’re Down

I know many people who would like to kick a lawyer. I know a few that would have lawyer pinatas for all of their parties, and more that would treat lawyers like pinatas if they could do so without consequences (you know, because beating a lawyer until the candy and prizes come out is entertaining and … Continue reading

Leggo My #OWS!: Co-Opting The Protests Could Be A Disaster… Maybe

There has been some debate, and the longer they go on the more there will be, about whether politicians can latch on to the #Occupy protests and use them for their own political gains. There are two opinions at Americablog and Reason.com that cite well thought out, polled, and researched pieces by different authors that predict … Continue reading

Fraud and Stupidity: Characterizing the Financial Crisis

This is the first of a regular contribution to this blog, related to the financial crisis, financial institutions, and certain of the legal ramifications to the general chaos we as nation have faced in the last several years. [ed. note, the writer of this post is a legal expert with approximately 40 years experience in … Continue reading

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