Amy F. Goodusky, a former paralegal, rock 'n' roll singer and horseback riding instructor, is of counsel at O'Brien, Tanski & Young in Hartford.
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Friday, June 29, 2012 | by Amy Goodusky | The Connecticut Law Tribune
I caught sight of a woman with long, gray hair and more than a few wrinkles, bent forward and struggling against the wind carrying a large Redweld folder. As I covertly examined her reflection, I thought: "Oh, XXXX, that's me."
Monday, June 4, 2012 | by Amy Goodusky | The Connecticut Law Tribune
In the age of the Internet, one should never, at least theoretically, have to rely upon that ancient technological device, the land line, again.
Monday, May 28, 2012 | by Amy Goodusky | The Connecticut Law Tribune
A few years after I left my rock band I returned to playing music, this time with a duo. My partner handled the guitar work and we both sang. I do play bass, but everyone agreed that my bass playing should not leave the living room, so there it stayed.
Monday, May 14, 2012 | by Amy Goodusky | The Connecticut Law Tribune
If I can't be properly qualified to serve as an expert witness in the retrial of Vendrella v. Astriab on the issue of biting, horses and what makes the two things related, I think it is time that I wrote a book. In spite of the fact that I have three finished novel manuscripts which have somehow escaped publication despite fierce efforts on the author's part to attract attention to them, and three-quarters of a fourth, I am not giving up. I will just shift focus.
Monday, April 30, 2012 | by Amy Goodusky | The Connecticut Law Tribune
I confess. At the time that I came on the scene, Life's Little Instruction Book had been checked out of the cosmic library. In all matters social, economic, political, and pertaining to etiquette, I could usually be seen flopping around, trying to determine how to act correctly.
Monday, January 24, 2011 | by Amy Goodusky | The Connecticut Law Tribune
Recently it has dawned on me that my life's work consists of drivel. I aspire to contributing to the academic literature in such a way as to grant me a measure of immortality, not to mention some desperately desired respect. I decided to build upon a scholarly model previously employed by Elisabeth K bler-Ross, who defined and described the various emotional stages of death and grieving.
Monday, December 20, 2010 | by Amy Goodusky | The Connecticut Law Tribune
As you all know, I loathe poetry. However, in the interests of amusing my seven and a half regular readers, I am turning to some vexatious verse in the interests of avoiding the realization that I am still blah hours short of my billable goal. Alas, this endeavor will not get me any closer.
Monday, December 13, 2010 | by Amy Goodusky | The Connecticut Law Tribune
Over the life of my law practice, I have discovered some simple provisos which have proven helpful in coping with the vagaries of civil litigation. I have reproduced them here, for your reading pleasure, or rueful acknowledgment of their uncomfortable accuracy, as the case may be.