June 24, 2022 – Our Eviction Law’s Constitutionality to Be Argued Monday Before Hillsborough County Judge

  Good Morning I hope this newsletter finds you doing well. You might remember that on April 10th, we announced that we had filed a constitutional challenge to Florida’s pay-to-play eviction law in Hillsborough County Court.  Argument is scheduled to be...

April 17, 2022 – Birthday, A Poem by Ryan Torrens

A Birthday Poem Another year gone, another birthday to cheer. Each year that goes by, we hold life more dear.   Each moment’s a blessing, life is just too short. There will always be another argument, another battle for court.   We try not to forget the most...

April 10, 2022 – Justice, A Poem By Ryan Torrens

Justice They say justice is blind. No, justice can see.   But so many wonder, if it’ll ever be given to me? Justice ain’t blind and it ain’t free. For those who are broke, no justice will there be.   Is justice bought or is it a right, For prince and pauper...

March 25, 2022 – Tonight, A Poem By Ryan Torrens

For some reason, I wanted to write a poem tonight when I got home.   I don’t know how to write one, but that’s okay. I’m going to write one anyway.   Maybe it’s the many things in my head that need to come out. Better to write it out,...

September 19, 2021 – On Visiting New York City’s Fountain Pen Hospital

Most would not know this, but every post I write for this blog is handwritten with a fountain pen. As someone with ADHD, I like to write by hand because it allows me to write without the distractions of the computer (i.e. “let me check e-mail real quick!”) I have also...

September 17, 2021 – Reflections On National Recovery Month

September is National Recovery Month. Each September, I try to take a little time to reflect on my own recovery. I am at a café in New York City at the moment and felt compelled to write about it. When I first became a lawyer, I was required to attend an in-person...