Legal System vs. Justice System

Just because you are a decent person and are telling the truth doesn’t mean you’ll win. Lawyer and Mensan Lynne Butler breaks down the difference between a justice system and a legal system.

Teaching, Learning, or Both?

You know you’ve learned something when you can teach it. Lynne Butler explains how she used 33 years of experience to teach a young man to be a lawyer.

Learning to Teach or Teaching to Learn?

You know you’ve really learned something when you can teach it. Lynne Butler explains how she used 33 years of experience to teach a young man how to be a lawyer.

Life With a Tiny Dog

A few years ago, when I started my own business (a law office), the first person I hired was my daughter, a 20-something criminologist. My second employee was her dog, Roxy, a 3-pound teacup Pomeranian. Since then, we’ve hired other employees. We are mindful to look for people who love having our tiny canine companion […]

My Balancing Act

I’ve been the editor of Mensa Canada’s magazine, MC², for a couple of years now. I’m a volunteer, but the job definitely has its rewards. The receipt of a set of original drawings from a 10-year-old Mensa member or a well-researched essay about some off-beat topic can make my day. Like most Mensans, I’m curious […]