Happy Holidays?

by Jeffrey Cavanaugh
BAMSouth.com Contributing Columnist

 This past week brought the opening salvo of the wintertime holiday season – Thanksgiving – to America. It also, conveniently enough, provides an annual opportunity to examine the effects of an ongoing social experiment in American culture that has gone on unabated since the turn of the last century.

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An “Overnight Success”

By Ken West
BAMSouth.com Contributing Writer

successHe was a man who achieved great success as a motivational speaker. He rose from obscurity to becoming one of the most in-demand speakers in the world. When he bounded onto the platform, audiences were spellbound by his humor, inspirational stories, and ability to connect individually with each of them.

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The Sheer Beauty Of The Transaction

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Have you ever just stopped and really looked at the shelves in a grocery store?

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The Truth: Probably Somewhere In The Middle?

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Consider this column a plea for, and a heaping of praise on, moderation.
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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Welcomes First-Year Associate Anna Sweat

Anna SweatBradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that Anna Sweat has joined the firm’s Jackson office as a first-year associate in the Litigation Practice Group and a member of the Financial Services Litigation and Compliance Team.

Ms. Sweat holds a J.D., summa cum laude, from the University of Mississippi School of Law, where she served as an associate articles editor of the Mississippi Law Journal. She also has a B.A., summa cum laude, from Millsaps College.

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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings Ranked Among Top Law Firms in BTI Consulting Group’s Client Service A-Team 2014

 

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized as a leader in client service in The BTI Consulting Group’s Client Service A-Team 2014. The survey ranked the firm 53rd among 650 law firms that serve large companies, a significant jump up in the list from previous years. This year, only the top 336 firms earned BTI’s designation as providing “superior client service.”

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DeKalb County 2014 Transportation Plan: Prosperity In Mobility?

By Jonathan Banes
BAMSouth.com Contributing Writer

On November 16th, the DeKalb County government held a neighborhood summit in Downtown Decatur to discuss its proposal for extensive transportation improvements not only for Decatur proper but for the major corridors located throughout the county. There, community leaders from DeKalb met with officials, specifically PatreceKeeter (DeKalb County Department of Public Works) and Cristina Pastore (Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc) who are the primary representatives of the project proposal. The goals of this ambitious project consists of four primary objectives: improve mobility for all people, enhance quality of life, improve economic vitality, and a focus on implementation of the aforementioned transportation plan.

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Blowing the Whistle

by Ken West
BAMSouth.com Contributing Writer

Imagine you’re at a skating rink. Lots of people skate around the rink having a good time. Two skate guards (like referees at a hockey game) make sure that no one skates recklessly. Suddenly, some new skaters enter the rink, weaving in and out among the crowd at high rates of speed. People start to scatter. It’s becoming a dangerous situation.

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Black (And Blue) Friday: A Literal Post Mortem?

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Shop until you drop…someone.

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Top Five Strangest Things Football Commentators Say:

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Yes, I’m getting a head start on being a curmudgeon.

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