Author - Allison Wolf

Don’t believe everything you think

During the cold blustery weather and long dark nights of winter, it’s a busy time of year for law firms and legal departments. This combination of a lot of work and not a lot of daylight hours can be quite a downer. When our...

Confessions of a vegetable avoider

It’s true. Please don’t think less of me. I struggle with eating enough vegetables. I just can’t get enthusiastic about salad. Steamed vegetables are so bland. I don’t like cauliflower unless it is smothered in cheese...

Holiday greeting with cheer!

I am raising my cup of eggnog to you (whether there is rum in there or not is your guess) and sending you best wishes for the holidays! For me and for most people I know, the early weeks of December are action packed as we push...

Giving up gossip

From time to time we all do it. Did you hear? Tamara was let go from Reid Chalmers LLP, what do you think that was about? I heard it was because she couldn’t get along with the head of litigation. My friend vents to me about...

Don’t believe everything you think

December has set in, along with its cold blustery weather and long dark nights. Inside, it’s a busy time of year for law firms and legal departments. This combination of a lot of work and not a lot of daylight hours can be...

What to do when grief arrives

My Canadian Lawyer On-line magazine article “What to do when calamity strikes – and grief arrives” was published this morning. It’s about grief.  That emotion that emerges from deep within our animal...