Although Lawyers are supposed to be golfers, because I didn’t do much golfing once I got to Kanab, I didn’t meet many people, including potential clients, on the golf course, and that’s not how I met Kenneth McCoy. McCoy was a self-described rancher.  And given my early naïveté and resurrectedContinue Reading

I’ve been around horses and horse trading essentially my whole life.  (See Memories of Jack Walther).  And believe it or not, valuable life lessons can be learned from horse trading. At this point, after a market crash, followed by a significant multi-year slump, the horse market seems to have rebounded,Continue Reading

  Lawyers who are highly productive financially are known as Rainmakers. In the good ol’ days, a typical country lawyer might have just sat around his office reading the paper, taking a case or two here and there, whatever came along, without too much stress or unreasonably high financial expectations.Continue Reading

  In the West, there is the well-known saying that “Good Fences Make Good Neighbors.”  But regardless of the condition of a fence, it doesn’t do much good if someone doesn’t close the gate.  The Code of Rural Gate Etiquette is really more a matter of ethics. This piece exploresContinue Reading