Monday, November 21st, the BBA will be hosting a CLE titled: Effective Trial Presentation:
Experts Discuss What Works - and What Flops - in the
Courtroom. Though BBA Week is excited about this
CLE, we also are looking forward to one of our favorite holidays --
Thanksgiving. BBA Week wants our members to dish on what
about Thanksgiving "works" for them, so we asked:
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"What do you like
most about Thanksgiving? "
Mark M. Whitney - Morgan,
Brown & Joy, LLP
"Thanksgiving is my favorite
holiday for two reasons. First, I love that it is not as
commercialized as other holidays. There’s relatively
little media hype/advertising blitz, unlike other
holidays. It is a time when our family really focuses on
being thankful and the time we have together. Second,
Thanksgiving for us represents the start of the beloved ski
season. My kids all start their ski race training at 8am
on Friday after Thanksgiving, so we always enjoy Thanksgiving
up in the (hopefully) snowy mountains!"
Daniel Occena - Occena Law,
"I have to shamelessly admit the thing I like
most about thanksgiving is the Food. I always look forward to
my “mama’s" cooking. I was raised to give thanks every day for
all the things the man upstairs has blessed me with. I hardly
miss an opportunity to tell the people closest to me how
thankful I am to have them in my life. So Thanksgiving, well
it’s a day I binge and break my diet."
Jessica Jacobowitz – Attorney
"I LOVE the turkey and pumpkin pie! But
most importantly, I love the time I spend with my family.
There is nothing better than gathering around the Thanksgiving
table and eating together. It is my favorite
Glennon - Glennon & Pasquale
Thanksgiving is about the
two things that make me happiest - people and food!
Thanksgiving is a time to step away from the office, put down
the phone, and pick up a fork. There are too few times a
year to gather with loved ones and ignore the rest of the
world. It is a holiday to be cherished. Happy
Pat Clendenen - Nelson Mullins Riley &
F's: Family, Friends, Faith, Food, and Football.