"never sent, or signed"

Posted by Selby LighthillJul 14, 20230 Comments

Called "the most important letter never sent," on July 14, 1863, ten days after the last battle at Gettysburg, President Lincoln put pen to paper and evicerated General Meade. Meade had allowed the Confederate Army to escape from Pennsylvania and to retreat back to Virginia, and now, complained L...

How to you decide what clients to take on?

Posted by Selby LighthillMay 23, 20230 Comments

Famed San Francisco trial attorney Melvin Belli has a unique and compelling answer to the oft repeated question, 'how do you decide what cases to take on?' If you like to discuss your family law or custody case in Whatcom County or San Juan, contact us today.

That Legendary Divorce

Posted by Selby LighthillMay 18, 20230 Comments

I tried hard to have a father but instead I had a dad. At Lighthill Law, we’ll help you get there. That legendary divorce, dissolution, custody, parenting plan or child support matter is such a bore. Talk to a lawyer today.

The Uses of Psychological Diagnosis

Posted by Selby LighthillApr 06, 20230 Comments

 Known as the Rosenhan experiment, in 1973 psychologist David Rosenhan enlisted eight mentally healthy people who posed as patients with fictitious symptoms to see if they would be diagnosed as mentally ill and admitted to psychiatric hospitals. Once admitted, the participants acted normally and...

Saturday Night Live Monkey Trial

Posted by Selby LighthillNov 29, 20220 Comments

Should you ever find yourself in a similar situation with courtroom proceedings heavily biased by sand-throwing and teeth-bearing displays of dominance, defense or prosecuting sides steeped in gimmicky attempts for bench favoritism, or the mere involvement of any chimpanzees in your legal case, please do not hesitate to reach out to Lighthill Law.

Great Quotes! (about lawyers & the law)

Posted by Selby LighthillMar 24, 20220 Comments

"The remedy for speech that is false is speech that is true. This is the ordinary course in a free society. The response to the unreasonable is the rational. To the uninformed, the enlightened. to the straight-out lie, the simple truth."- Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy