Jury Service Revisited

Timothy MB Farrell explains why jury duty can make you a better advocate for your client. I got the jury summons in the mail in September. It told me to attend an introductory session the following week. At first, I was not happy about the summons, the session or the possibility of being on a […]

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Four Unforgettable Legal Voyages: Part II — Broaching Bad in Puget Sound

Attorney Timothy MB Farrell recounts a day of maritime mediation and thrilling maritime mishap. Read Part I: Hawaii to San Francisco My second unforgettable sailing adventure occurred in 1995, a couple of years after the Hawaii to San Francisco trip. By this time, I had found a maritime law job representing injured seamen before the U.S. Federal District Court […]

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Learning History Through Yoga

This past April, my parents invited me and my brother on a cruise through the Galapagos Islands aboard the National Geographic Endeavor. On the second night we anchored off of Isla Espanola, also known as Hood Island. The island is famous as an albatross breeding ground. As a maritime attorney and local Hood River history […]

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