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TomSlick

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Gender: Male
Hometown: Arkansas
Home country: USA
Current location: Arkansas, USA
Member since: Mon May 15, 2017, 08:46 PM
Number of posts: 8,595

About Me

I'm a lawyer primarily representing clients who are being sued. I am a retired Army Judge Advocate. Nothing I post here, including any comments about legal topics, should be construed as legal advice or creating an attorney-client relationship.

Journal Archives

A good day as a lawyer.

As a small part of my legal practice, I counsel folks about their estates and draft wills. It's part of being a small town lawyer.

For the first time ever, I convinced a client to make contingent bequests to charities. In her case, to animal welfare charities because, well, she's an animal lover. If her older sister dies before she does, the money goes to the charities.

She's excited about the potential for doing good. I'm pleased about having suggested she do so.

Some days, I really like this gig.

Question about the Iowa caucus.

While it sounds like fun to me, I suspect that folks other than the really politically interested would find a caucus to be a huge expenditure of time on a stinking cold night. Assuming that, if someone is one of the 40% of voters in Iowa who have not decided who to support, will they show up? If not, will it matter?

Biden and Sanders supporters please stop sniping at each other.

It seems that every other post - almost irrespective of the issue - ends up with the Joe and Bernie supporters sniping at each other. It is not only not helpful to the chosen candidate, it is very off-putting. I am finding it more and more difficult to not ascribe the poor motives of posters to the candidate whose picture appears below the post.

We're all on the same team here. In due course, we will figure out who is going to captain the team. In the meanwhile, please stop tearing down the team.
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