The Ordinary Woman Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body

    As a lawyer you see it all … “the oily wheels of every fortune, the hideous wrangling of heirs over corpses not yet cold, the human heart grappling with the Penal Code” (BALZAC, Honoré de (1799-1850) : Le Notaire (1840). You also get your brain picked. A woman of my wisened age & dotage knows what it’s like living in a lawyer’s body … & gett’n her brain picked. Sometimes I want to…

‘In Forma Pauperis’ … The Poor Persons Legal Assistance Act For Granting Legal Aid To The Poor

Recap: My beautiful feliscatus, Hattie (Hatticus Finch) is usually not far away from me here at home.  I will dig up some earlier posts & images showing her when she first arrived here as a kitten. Of course, there are images of her on Instagram.     Here she is embracing her junior lawyer role, her ‘Advocatticus Finch’ role. Yes, she was my paralegal, my legal assistant, in briefly researching the old ‘in forma pauperis‘…