Personal Philosophy

I saw a meme that said: The days that break you are the days that make you. Been there. Done that. Bought the f@$king t-shirt. Immutable truth. Buckle up, buttercup. Jimmy Duggan was right: there's no crying in baseball. I'm a Stoic in my personal philosophy in the...

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Code of Whole-Person Professionalism Vol.5

In this final blog on my Code of Whole-Person Professionalism, I cover the final six pledges and associated “annotations,” i.e., pertinewnt or supportive quotes, as well as some parting thoughts. I hope that you enjoyed it.  To order my affairs and conduct my work in...

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Code of Whole-Person Professionalism Vol. 4

In this blog, I continue the consideration of my “annotated” Code of Whole-Person Professionalism with six more pledges from the Code and their associated “annotations,” i.e., pertinent quotes that support each pledge: To consider my overall duty to the legal system...

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Code of Whole-Person Professionalism Vol. 1

My oldest son, Paul III, recently graduated from Loyola (New Orleans) Law School. For a whole host of reasons, which are my fault, we don’t have much of a relationship at present, although I remain hopeful to establishing a good relationship with Paul III, who, to his...

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