DuFord Law

  • The Value Of Individuality

    I have this theory.  Ok maybe it’s more of a mission.  I believe that individuality can change the world. After all, everyone is unique.  Everyone has their own special interests, talents, gifts, creativities, etc.  Everyone has something that makes them special.  These things are precious and have infinite value because they are one of a kind.  They cannot be duplicated or imitated. Economics puts...
  • Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make me a Millennial

    I came across this great article in the New York Times by Kevin Roose that showcases the rise of millennial mentor-ship programs. The article highlights what would be the expected reservations from the “old guard” executives about taking advice from junior members of their team in a variety of industries including banking, venture capitalists, credit card companies, make up, and media companies. I find...
  • Building Passion Through Purpose

    Recently I had the opportunity to attend a networking event dealing with building your business around the people you hire. I thought about this lecture while I was sitting in the meeting room and then thought of my newly acquired position as a legal clerk with a new firm.   When I first got hired my initial instinct and feeling was that I landed...
  • Want To Learn The Secret To Happiness?

    Want To Learn The Secret To Happiness?   Ikigai (pronounced ee-key-guy) roughly translates to “the happiness of always being busy,” but it doesn’t mean keeping a schedule packed with mindless errands and activities. Rather, the thing that makes you want to get up in the morning, makes you want to work hard, and colors your life with purpose that’s what makes up your ikigai....
  • Inaugural

    For our inaugural blog post I, Kelly DuFord, am celebrating with some good news in the world of law. As of yesterday, the California Legislature has passed and the Governor, Jerry Brown, has signed THREE new employee protection bills. Keep in mind these are not all of the employment bills that will go into effect 2018, they are just some important bills that have...