Attorney/author John Montgomery counsels companies

Buddhist. Deadhead. Self-described freak. Those identifiers don’t usually add up to lawyer, but they are indeed part of corporate attorney and entrepreneur John Montgomery.

“In my family, I’m a fourth generation lawyer, but I’m a freak because I was a studio arts major/creative writing minor at Stanford and had no intention of going to law school,” he said, standing in his spacious, well-lit Menlo Park home studio. “But, I didn’t get into the MFA program I wanted and had applied to one law school as a back up. Even today, it’s not always easy reconciling my legal career with the creative and spiritual side of me.” Continue reading

Plp Mortgage Plan ‘A Ploy’

THE Progressive Liberal Party’s 10-point plan to assist struggling homeowners is nothing more than a political ploy, Bahamas Mortgage Corporation chairman Dr Duane Sands said.

If the plan were ever implemented, he said, it would destroy entrepreneurship in the Bahamas.

Dr Sands told The Tribune yesterday the country’s mortgage situation is extremely complex, and the scheme put forward by the opposition only addresses one component of the issue. Continue reading