Employment

A STRUGGLING LAWYER

I decided I should visit the office to assist struggling lawyers.  I was taken on a tour of the building which helped me identify histories finest New Jersey lawyers.  I think the purpose of this was to impress me.  I enjoyed the art work but didn’t give a shit... read more

JOHNNY HOTBOX

Once long ago, I started to write about Johnny Hotbox.  A woman, I knew, who followed my blog, suggested I write about my life and not the life of Johnny Hotbox.  I have come to realize that Johnny Hotbox was and still is a part of my life. I... read more

LIFE DETERMINED BY ROLLS OF THE DICE

I dreamed I was standing and observing a game of craps.  I examined the floorette or bottom of the table which stood twenty-eight inches above the floor.  I observed that the table was twelve feet long with half circles on either end.  Around the table were twenty-two, equally spaced,... read more

“BELIEVE IT OR NOT” 2

As the Accidental Lawyer, I have been exposed to many strange cases, just as non-Accidental Lawyers have.  I have always found it fascinating to discover, through litigation, the crazy things people do.  Sometimes I would just sit in amazement and listen to people’s stories realizing their stories would become... read more

“BELIEVE IT OR NOT!”

Existing as the Accidental Lawyer has been an interesting career choice, an incorrect one for me, but interesting nonetheless.  When I started practicing law, I thought I had the greatest job at the best law firm in the world.  I loved my job.  I worked with great people.  Everyone... read more

EXTRAORDINARILY ORDINARY

Sometime in mid-May of 2015, I was on the phone with one of my bosses.  It was an actual phone, not the dialing sort, but the keypad sort with an actual 2-3 inch wide angular bowl styled handset, a receiver on one end and a transmitter on the other.... read more

LEARNING FROM PURGES

Purges are interesting historical events. I am not claiming to know everything there is to know about purges.  I read a lot and am familiar with the purges of the French and Russian Revolutions.  I could add the National Socialism of Adolf Hitler and his cronies in the 1930’s... read more

“WHAT MATTER WOUNDS”

Good evening, I’m sitting before the keyboard right now not certain about what I wish to write.  I have plenty more stories and events in life that have educated me.  I thought of several ideas for stories to tell, but I just can’t seem to write them. In my... read more

A BOOK BAG, A BOOB AND HALF A NUT

I’m offended. Everyone who knows me knows that I don’t offend easily.  When I was in college at nineteen, I lived off campus with my first wife and first son.  I had to carry a book bag to my classes, not a cool back pack. Back packs were not... read more

PLEASANT VALLEY

I was raised for most of my life in a small town, which was located along the Schuykill River.  The town had a name derived from some group of American Indians.  The name of the town translated from the Indian was supposedly Pleasant Valley.  Pleasant Valley had some history... read more

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The Accidental Lawyer Background

The Accidental Lawyer Background