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On President’s Day I Choose to Remember Lincoln – My Inspiration for Becoming a Lawyer

I learned something about President's Day today. I mistakenly believed that it was a day of celebration for both George Washington and Abraham Lincolns' birthdays. When I was young both of their birthdays were on the calendar, recognized in school, and well known to students. Lincoln's is February 12 and Washington's is February 22. Washington's [...]

By |February 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Missing Comma Cost Maine Dairy Business $5 Million – Could it Happen to You?

A Maine dairy business was required to pay its employees $5 million because a missing "Oxford comma" created ambiguity in an overtime law. A link to an article on the case in the ABA Journal is below. In this instance it was the legislature that created the ambiguity but it's not uncommon for businesses to [...]

By |February 13th, 2018|Business Success Blog|0 Comments