Faye Riva Cohen’s Guides

Faye Riva Cohen

Philadelphia Employment / Labor Attorney.

Contributor Level 9
  1. PROCRASTINATION IS NOT A PLUS

    Written by attorney Faye Cohen, 12 months ago.

    In matters involving the law, procrastination is not a plus. Although one can procrastinate in other areas, persons who sit on their legal rights or do not take action in a timely manner can lose their ability to bring a claim, file a lawsuit or defend themselves. I highly recomm...

  2. YOU CAN’T ALWAYS HAVE YOUR WAY

    Written by attorney Faye Cohen, about 1 year ago.

    I always find it interesting, after speaking with someone who calls or retains me for advice, and suggesting to them a remedy for their situation, that they respond, regardless of how bad their situation is, and it is usually bad enough for them to have taken the time to locate a...

  3. Asking for a Little Respect

    Written by attorney Faye Cohen, about 1 year ago.

    As Aretha Franklin sings in her song, all of us want, need, and expect a little respect. As alawyer, and as a frequent participant in the legal system, because I regularly appear in courts and at hearings of all types, and I am often in court and government offices doing one thin...

  4. FAVORITE GRIPES OF LAWYERS - PART 2 of 2

    Written by attorney Faye Cohen, about 1 year ago.

    Although lawyers are often the brunt of jokes and complaints, lawyers also have gripes about some of the people they deal with. This is a continuation of my last post which you can findhere. Below are some of my gripes: Angry birds. Some people are angry at everything, and they t...

  5. Favorite Gripes of Lawyers - Part 1 of 2

    Written by attorney Faye Cohen, about 1 year ago.

    Although lawyers are often the brunt of jokes and complaints, lawyers also have gripes about some of the people they deal with. Below is part 1 describing some of my gripes: Lawyers cannot guarantee results.Potential clients, especially those needing a lawyer for the first time, ...

  6. Lawyers Deserve Respect Too

    Written by attorney Faye Cohen, about 1 year ago.

    Recently a prominent female Philadelphia lawyer was quoted in a newspaper article about an equal pay settlement she had reached with her former law firm, stating that she would never encourage her daughter to become a lawyer. Her opinion surprised me because her career was commen...

  7. Hooray for America

    Written by attorney Faye Cohen, over 1 year ago.

    I recently returned from a lovely trip to Prague, the Czech Republic and Rome and Sorrento, Italy. Although I have visited Italy many times, and I am always impressed by its beauty, history, excellent food and fine design, the trip to Prague was an adventure for my bucket list. M...

  8. RETURN FROM PARADISE

    Written by attorney Faye Cohen, over 1 year ago.

    The good news is that I have recently stayed in paradise, which is what I call the four star hotel we stayed at in Sorrento, Italy, where we have stayed many times, and the bad news is that I usually cant return there based on my schedule and the demands of life, more than...

  9. TAKE YOUR HEAD OUT OF THE SAND

    Written by attorney Faye Cohen, over 1 year ago.

    I have been driven to distraction this week talking to some potential clients about their issues, especially those who have been sued, and need to mount a defense in a certain period of time. I dont think any professionals have to face the recurrent issue of people who think...

  10. GOING TO HELL IN A HANDBASKET

    Written by attorney Faye Cohen, over 1 year ago.

    When I was growing up everyone used quaint sayings, derived from who knows where, that I rarely hear anymore. One of them was going to hell in a handbasket. I thought of that saying in recent days when learning that the Philadelphia police had made 14 arrests of young people, up ...