McCarty Law Serves Dinner at Homeless Connections

Earlier this month, a group of my co-workers and I served dinner at Homeless Connections.  We arrived at 4:00 PM and reviewed the written instructions that were provided to us for the evening meal.  We served fried chicken donated by a local favorite, Van Abel’s restaurant, as well as rice, mixed vegetables, and peaches.  Our […]

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Full of Hot Air

A couple of weeks ago, our family celebrated a wonderful Thanksgiving. Keeping with tradition, we woke up and watched the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade while we ate breakfast. My favorite part of the parade is the gigantic balloons. My kids love the Spongebob balloon, while my favorite is Spiderman. While I love the balloons, I […]

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McCarty Cookbook: Hearty Eating for a Cause

One of the things that we value so much at McCarty Law is the firm’s rich history of service and support for the community in which we live and work.  An important part of our mission statement reads: “McCarty Law believes in our community — and our commitment and responsibility to enhancing the lives of […]

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Widower is Not Playing Games

Last week, after an awesome Thanksgiving spent with family and friends, my family and I braved the crowds and went Black Friday shopping. We got a lot of great deals on some family-centric items, including some movies, video games, and board games. I can’t believe how many board games there are these days, including many […]

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Will or Trust: Which One is Right for You?

It depends! (Typical lawyer answer). The fact is that no two estate plans are exactly the same. Your goals, family structure, and particular situation will dictate what kind of estate plan you need. Let’s look at a few important factors to consider when deciding between a will-based estate plan and a revocable living trust-based estate […]

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Get to Know Us: Lindsey Croasdale

Where do you live? Appleton, WI Where are you from? Fort Lauderdale, FL My legal practice… Focuses on Health Care Law. My family…. Includes my fiancé and my rescue dog. What is your secret talent? I play the flute and the guitar. What is your favorite activity when you are not at work? Traveling. What […]

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Dying to Go to Court

When I was a kid, I loved watching ‘Days of Our Lives.’ My mom’s best friend watched the soap opera, too, and we loved comparing notes and sharing theories about plotlines. The character we loved to hate was Stefano DiMera. Named the ‘All-Time Best Villain’ by ‘Soap Opera Digest,’ DiMera made it his mission to […]

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Title IX Corner: Choosing an Investigator

Welcome to our first Title IX Corner blog post, helping you stay informed and in compliance with Title IX. When determining how to structure your educational institution’s Title IX processes, many questions can arise as to who should be performing investigations into sexual misconduct allegations. Here are our thoughts on a few of those questions. […]

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Well That’s a Fur-st

When my sister and I were little, we used to love to watch Disney movies. I remember watching ‘The Shaggy Dog,’ starring Fred MacMurray as the father of young Wilbur “Wilby” Daniels. On a school field trip, Wilby accidentally discovers the cursed Borgia ring. After reading its inscription, “In canis corpore transmuto,” which means, “Into […]

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