PAABA President’s Address – May 2012

May!  Somehow we’ve worked our way to the fifth month of 2012.  I hate to scare everyone but soon we will be half-way through the year.  Six months left to reach our goals, be they professional, personal, fitness or educational.  PAABA members like to challenge themselves! PAABA, of course, wants to help!  Events have already Read more about PAABA President’s Address – May 2012[…]

PAABA President’s Address – December 2011

This holiday season, PAABA members disperse into the four corners of the world and the by-product, for a while anyway, is frayed family nerves from your failing to put phones/lap tops/tablets aka “that thing” down for one moment. Unbeknownst to them, you reduced technology use by fifty percent the moment you disembarked.  Proof: As they Read more about PAABA President’s Address – December 2011[…]

Welcome to PAABA: Introduction

The Palo Alto Area Bar Association developed out of a need for community. The meetings started out small, as lunches between fellow practitioners and neighbors. It was the early 1930s, before the concept of “power lunches” and the proliferation of books on networking. Commutes wound through orchards and along marshlands. Luncheon debates of the day probably concerned the nation’s Read more about Welcome to PAABA: Introduction[…]