My Writing

Someone I Used to Know…

Hits: 58He replays their last encounter, replaying each scene, rewriting the dialogue in hopes of a more favorable ending. What he observed that afternoon defied explanation and is impossible to articulate to anyone who lacks context and insight.  He enters her townhome and sees her cowering on an ottoman;a woman he thought he knew. He...

Protected: The Pimpy: Part 2

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Preaching to the Converted Saves Not New Souls…

Hits: 23The occurrence of yet another tragic school shooting, triggers the Pavlovian rhetoric of each extreme; polarized sound bites that galvanize their base but does nothing to solve the problem. When will we realize that solving societal problems necessitates meaningful public discourse? Although the horrific toll of school shootings is clear, the causes are anything but....

Case Study: The Pimpy

Hits: 24The first case study that I highlight, “The Pimpy” examines the pattern of legal actions taken by a single attorney and multiple plaintiffs who friends. This article explores the extent to which female plaintiffs and their attorney can easily manipulate and exploit the biases of the family court system.

Strategic Tears: The Guardian

Hits: 20I address this issue in my book and case studies. Using court transcripts and dramatizations I show how affluent well-educated women manipulate the family court process. For example, in one case I show how easily a magistrate is manipulated by the tears and demonstrative behavior of a seemingly fragile plaintiff who is anything but....

Talking Politics…

Hits: 33Got to spend time Saturday with the Lt. Governor’s General Counsel and Director of Policy, Irene Munn. I’ve known Irene for several years because of my involvement in Georgia college and career academies. I strongly support this initiative.

Protected: #MeToo? Part 2: Case Study “The Pimpy”.

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Aversive Verses

Hits: 21Just launched a channel for my creative writing on Medium. It’s called Aversive Verse. 

Dissonance

Hits: 26Her callous dispatch dictates his mind call the question. He asks, “Time to call upon the dark or consent to the dimly lit”?   One a conversant but slow demise, the other a precarious proposition; His ache pleads for merciful end, equivocal fate dictates pause. Choice certain of consequence, yet uncertain of nature; As...