Osceola County Bar Association Blog

COVID, ISOLATION, AND INSPIRATION

Welcome November.  The beginning of the best holiday season.  I come from a large close-knitted family, we get together just to get together, we celebrate birthdays, holidays, graduations, you name it, we do it together.  And this is what brings me to...

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Spaceflight for a New Generation

Growing up it was always a dream to fly into space on one of NASA’s space shuttles.  I always wanted to attend Space Camp but when I finally hit 6th Grade, only 6th Graders could go from our school, the cancelled the feeling.  A feeling many had when the...

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Writing Tips from a Trial Court Staff Attorney

“The English language is an arsenal of weapons. If you are going to brandish them without checking to see whether or not they are loaded, you must expect to have them explode in your face from time to time.” ~ Stephen Fry As a Trial Court Staff Attorney, you can...

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Protect the Vote!

In every election since the start of our country people have said, “This is the most important election of our lives,” and every four years, this mantra can be heard from candidates on the campaign trail, talking heads on the television, and from our friends,...

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5 Tips for Dressing Appropriately in the Courtroom

5 Tips For Dressing Appropriately in The Courtroom It may seem trivial to say how you dress could determine whether you win or lose a case, but the research shows that it takes less than seven seconds for a person to form an opinion based on how you present yourself....

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Osceola County Bar Association Step Challenge

Let's get up, get moving, and step it up! Join us for a 45 day step challenge that will start THIS MONDAY, May 18th.The goal is simple, get as many steps as you can in 45 days. Get ready to get rid of any of that COVID-19 weight you might have gained with some...

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Rubber Ducks and How to Deal with this Pandemic

Rubber Ducks and How to Deal with this Pandemic How’s self-isolation going for you? For me, it’s something that I’m slowly getting used to while slowly going insane. I miss the constant social interaction with co-workers I used to get while in the office. More...

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Love in the Time of COVID-19

Over the past few weeks, things have been unusual for all of us. Things have been especially strange for my wife and I, who welcomed our first child, and our parents’ first grandchild, a little over two weeks ago. We were fortunate enough to have been at the hospital...

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A Fall from Truth

A Fall from Truth: A critique of overused images of the “Incompetent” Public Defender These past weeks, Al Gore’s internet has been buzzing about the newest Netflix release, “A Fall from Grace” written by Chittlin Circuit extraordinaire, Tyler Perry.  The movie...

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