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Author Archives: Spencer Farris

Commentary: So, Now What? 

Spencer Farris

I generally avoid politics in this space. Not because I don’t have opinions, but because there are political analysts who have better formed ones. And the Editors told me to keep mine to myself. So, this isn’t a political column. I promise.  

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Commentary: Artificial intelligence? Give me artificial ignorance 

Spencer Farris

Two holidays fell in the last couple of weeks — Love your Lawyer day and Veteran’s Day. My office didn’t get mail on either of them. The second was by mandate of the federal government and the first was by its planned incompetence. Not getting mail wasn’t even the most annoying thing that happened to my firm last month though.

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Commentary: Dear Deer, Again this Year?

Spencer Farris

While I had great law practice mentors, my hunting skills are largely self-taught and my teacher is lousy. I learn new things regularly in both.

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Commentary: My Heart may not go on, but will my Profession? 

Spencer Farris

After showing proof of my COVID vaccination and donning a mask, I was finally able to go to another meeting of Old Guys Litigation Gang — the OGLG. The name isn’t catchy, but it is easier to get past accountants and spouses than “Cigar and Booze Tuesday” was.

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Commentary: Your Money or Your Life? 

Spencer Farris

It isn’t often that I get letters from readers of this space asking for advice. Strike that, it isn’t often that I get letters at all, at least not on time.

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Commentary: Words Mean Things and Stuff 

Spencer Farris

You are holding in your hands (or reading on your screen) the inaugural offering of “With All Due Respect,” my “new and improved” musings. Not really new and sadly, not all that improved.

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