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rickgeorges
Pinellas County, Florida
Lawyer,Poet, author, educator. Practices real property, corporation, wills, trusts and estates law in Pinellas County, Florida. Writes the FutureLawyer column. Gives seminars on technology and the law. Author of "Life is Simple, Really", Poems about Life, Loving, Family and Fun., and "Poems For Lovers".
Interests: Computers, golf, tennis, chess, technology, gadgets
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Cultural Offering. Great quote from Cultural Offering this morning. Learning things we are passionate about is the highest form of living. It is a lifetime directive that creates satisfaction and ultimate happiness. Find something you love and live the hell... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
The best instincts are the caring instincts. No matter what your problem, or the planet's problem, is, take care of each other. Be kind anyway. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Futurelawyer
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As a solo, if I want to go fishing, I go. I don't need a Doctor's excuse to do whatever I want. Even if you are a Senior Partner in BigLaw, you still have to let someone know when you... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
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We waste a lot of living time trying to plan for the future. We don't, any of us, know whether our future will happen; but, we live our lives as if our future was limitless. Sure, a law firm must... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Futurelawyer
He spent his days with angry people. The fancy women wearing diamonds in the daytime, came to him for all the justice they could afford. He saw the old men and women, who gingerly walked up the steps, and sat... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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One of the things I love about setting up a FutureLawyer office in the metaverse is that I get to create myself (my avatar) any way I want. It is not photorealistic by any means; but, I get to choose... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Futurelawyer
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CenterCam - Zoom Video Cam On A Stick. I have a couple of high end video cameras that I use for Zoom calls. They cost upwards of $350 each, and they have gotten me through the Pandemic and beyond. However,... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Practicing Law In The Metaverse. In case you have been asleep, Web 3.0 is becoming a thing, and many leading edge Internet users are staking a claim to virtual property in virtual space. Known as the Metaverse, the space is... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Futurelawyer
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We should, each of us, be willing to spend our time for the betterment of humanity. In these times, those of us who can, must step up and serve. I hereby pledge my undying efforts to rid the world of... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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It is fashionable these days to celebrate progressive values and woke politics. I have avoided politics my entire life. I always had enough intellectual combat to satisfy any such urges in my law practice. However, opposing viewpoints and challenging rhetoric... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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T-Mobile Holds Commanding Lead In 5G Over Verizon/ATT. When I switched from over-priced, under-serviced, Verizon several years ago, I was fed up with Verizon's money hungry model. AT&T wasn't even a consideration. When I realized that I was getting a... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Samsung TV Plus. Why are you paying a fortune for Cable TV? If you own a Samsung TV or other device ( I have several), Samsung offers a completely free TV service, with over 190 channels. Yes, that is right.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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Shiftcam Pro Grip. My newest camera accessory isn't for my digital Canon. Unlike my 150-600 mm ultra zoom lens, it doesn't weigh 6 pounds. I don't need a backpack to carry my stuff around on a shoot. No, this little... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
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He raced through life. He was always in a hurry, as if his life depended on it. He was always running, blinders on, pupils focused, out of breath, looking for something. What was he looking for? The bushes and trees... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Futurelawyer
I have always hated Mondays. Facing another week of tolerating long odds, nasty people, and idiots, has always brought unpleasant thoughts and anxiety. But, after watching Kenneth Branagh's version of the Band of Brothers speech always gets me going, and... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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So, Ms. Lawyer. Do you dream about one day being the Managing Partner in your firm? Do you want to be the one calling the shots? Do you aspire to direct the trajectory of your law firm? Are you interested... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Futurelawyer
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I was reminded that I didn't post a poem on Friday. So, here is one about loss. He walked on the beach, and felt the sand with bare feet. The sun fell from the sky in bands of gold and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2022 at Futurelawyer
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You know it's true. Any group practice has good people and bad people. If a bad person is your superior, whether lawyer or not, life can be more stressful than it needs to be. Young lawyers, and Associate lawyers, in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2022 at Futurelawyer
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Racoons are food connoisseurs. Like us, they dine at night. So, if you want to know where the food is, follow them. https://tail-feathers.tumblr.com/post/691878156861325312 Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2022 at Futurelawyer
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Sometimes, we want to avoid conflict. Sometimes, we want to avoid a particular person or endeavor. We all have times when saying no thanks to an invitation creates a need to explain. Understanding the inevitable end of everything, and everyone,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2022 at Futurelawyer
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. Galaxy s21 ultra smartphone connected to my tiny Pico projector and projecting on poster board. Picture can expand to 60 inches and visible in daylight. Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2022 at Futurelawyer
My favorite comedian, Don McMillan, who has been charming corporate retreat and convention audiences for years, is appearing on America's Got Talent next Tuesday, and I will be voting for him. I was introduced to him by the attached video... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2022 at Futurelawyer
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I don't intend to get political. I am generally apolitical. However, recent events have resulted in my questioning whether we are engaged in some mass psychosis. A "recession" is no longer a recession. An Act that pumps another billion dollars... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2022 at Futurelawyer
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I have been toying around with the FutureLawyer office I created a couple of years ago in the Metaverse. While the Internet speed wasn't really able to keep up then, the recent advances have made for a broader adoption by... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2022 at Futurelawyer