On Monday, May 2nd, the BBA's Solo & Small
Firm Section and New Lawyers
Section will be co-sponsoring Start
You Up: How to Establish Your New Law Practice, a panel of
experts will provide pointers on how to create and maintain a
successful law practice. Upon hearing of this event, BBA
Week couldn't help but think of "Start Me Up" the Rolling
Stones 1981 hit single. We are feeling a little nostalgic, so we are
"What is your favorite song from the
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Seth A. Milman - Greenberg Traurig
"It's hard to choose because there's so much
great music from the '80's. Back then my cassette-tape
collection consisted almost entirely of punk and heavy
metal. Since then my taste in music has expanded, but if
I have to choose a favorite song from that time, it's still
Master of Puppets by Metallica."
Vanessa Hackett - Littler Mendelson
"Irene Cara's 'Flashdance... What A Feeling' and
Deneice Williams's 'Let's Hear It for the Boy' have to be my
two favorite 80s songs, and they come from two of my favorite
80s movies --Flashdance and Footloose. Like the judges
during Jennifer Beals's audition for dance school at the end
of Flashdance, I can't listen to either of these songs without
tapping my toes and humming. They just make me
Stephen Seckler - Seckler Legal
"Paul Simon's Graceland was one of my
favorite albums of the 1980's and although there are a number
of great songs on it, 'You Can Call Me Al' stands out. I
grew up on Simon & Garfunkel and already had a great
appreciation for Paul Simon. But Graceland opened me up
to the sounds of South Africa and I loved the way he blended
his own music with the bass harmonies of Ladysmith Black
Mabazzo to create a whole new sound."
Rachel Churchill - McCarter & English
"Footloose. Just need to update the
opening lines to be in accord with an attorney's time-keeping
practices... Whether its foxtrot, rumba, ballet,
tarantella, or running man, everyone should have some dance in
their life and get loose, footloose."
Stephen M. Nolan - Nolan Sheehan Patten
"'I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For'
by U2. But 20 years later I do feel closer to finding it
than I was in the '80s."
Lisa M. Geoghegan - Barron & Stadfeld,
"My Favorite 80's song is 'Take On Me' by
A-Ha. In my book, the more octaves covered within the
song, the better!"