Rosalind E. W. Kabrhel

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Name: Rosalind E. W. Kabrhel
Date registered: October 25, 2010

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  1. “Counselor! Please Counsel Your Client!”* — June 29, 2012
  2. Avoid a Slippery Situation: Take the Right Steps to Prevent Falls on Snow and Ice — October 25, 2010
  3. The De Facto Parent — August 20, 2010
  4. Snow and Ice Liability…Are Changes Afoot? — May 12, 2010
  5. Student Rights on the College Campus — August 28, 2009

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“Counselor! Please Counsel Your Client!”*

For the past few years, I have taught a course in legal studies to undergraduate students at Brandeis University. Teaching undergraduates about the law is challenging—yet probably one of the most illuminating experiences with regard to my interaction with clients. By the time students get to law school, they have already developed a particular mindset… Continue reading »


Avoid a Slippery Situation: Take the Right Steps to Prevent Falls on Snow and Ice

In the K&G Spring newsletter, I wrote about a pending decision in the Supreme Judicial Court that could impact a property or business owner’s liability with regard to snow related injuries. In Papadopoulos v. Target Corp. et. al., the Court re-evaluated the long-standing legal standard for determining liability in snow and ice cases. For over… Continue reading »


The De Facto Parent

Non-traditional family arrangements are more common than ever. Single individuals are seeking to become the legal parent of a child outside of a marriage or committed relationship, whether biologically or through adoption. Often, the child’s legal parent enters into a relationship with someone who assumes caretaking functions for that child, and develops, over time, a… Continue reading »


Snow and Ice Liability…Are Changes Afoot?

Winter presents challenges to property and business owners regarding the removal of snow and ice from their premises, and making the premises safe for invitees. It is important for property owners and businesses to understand the law in this area and to be aware of the potential changes in the law that affect a property… Continue reading »


Student Rights on the College Campus

For the past two years, I have taught an introductory law course at Brandeis University. Each semester, I invite the students to submit legal questions they would like to discuss. Overwhelmingly, the questions that I am asked most often relate to students’ rights on campus: When can campus police enter my room? Can I refuse… Continue reading »


Civil Rights: Don’t Be Penny-wise and Pound Foolish

It is no secret that, in today’s economy, businesses of all sizes, and in all industries, are experiencing layoffs and cutting costs, particularly their discretionary expenses. The same is true for landlords, who are faced with more than the usual number of evictions. In taking these necessary actions, however, both employers and landlords should be… Continue reading »