I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen. Ernest Hemingway When I walked into my first job as a lawyer, Charles Morehead gave me some of the best advice I ever got. The Firm was a competitive shark tank teeming with talented predators – so these […]
His friends called him Colonel. And he died the other day in the town where he grew up – Parkersburg, West Virginia. John Pfalzgraf was a child of The Greatest Generation. He worked for banks and accounting firms throughout his life but was mostly known as a fighter pilot (Marine during Viet Nam and Air Force […]
My work takes me to strange places. I’ve attended autopsies in Atlanta, crashed plane inspections at small rural airports, multi-day car and truck inspections in salvage yards, surreal crash sites and countless hospital and rehabilitation settings to witness and record clients struggling to overcome devastating injuries. Eyewitness observation of a client’s experiences can be essential to understanding […]
In 1962, I was born in Morgantown, West Virginia. My parents were young co-eds at the University. Mom was a Chi Omega and Dad a Phi Psi. She taught at a local school on the side and he played basketball and served as the Mountaineer mascot. I remember my phone ringing in my room at […]
SoCal and Sharp Memorial Hospital.