Tuesday, August 19, 2003

Morning memo



Today's career talk

Change your world by changing how you think, author Ed Brodow implores in his book Beating the Success Trap: Negotiating for the Life You Really Want and the Rewards You Deserve. "Learn to recognize your negative thought patterns," he says. "Replace them with positive ones. Invigorate your self-esteem by creating your own positive affirmations."

- John Eckberg

Today's mover

Joyce C. Young has joined Bertke & Sparks Inc., certified public accountants and business advisors, as accounting manager. Young worked for 15 years in Lexington at Crowe, Chizek and Co. LLP. She graduated from the University of Kentucky with summa cum laude honors. She works with clients in a variety of industries.

- Shirley Dees

TODAY'S COMPANY: CORS & BASSETT, LLC

MANY SPECIALTIES: Founded in 1929, this law firm provides expertise in a wide range of areas, from banking and bankruptcy to trademark and e-commerce law. In 1997 the practice expanded into the Northern Kentucky area through a merger with the Kentucky firm of Fossett, Howe, Wessels & Ogle.

VARIED CLIENTS: Clients come in all sizes: large public corporations, small and medium-sized businesses and individuals. They represent manufacturing, technology, retail, distribution and the professions.

NUMEROUS ATTORNEYS: Cors & Bassett is composed of 39 lawyers and 28 support staff. David L. Barth is president and Stephen S. Holmes is vice president.

AMONG THE STADIUMS: In 1998 the firm moved its Cincinnati office from Carew Tower to the former Midland Building on Pete Rose Way. Cors & Bassett is one of the building's owners. The Northern Kentucky office is in Fort Wright.

- Jenny Callison




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