Carol J. Slott is a reformed technical writer based in the Chicago area. She is now an active blogger. For more than ten years, she has been dedicated to translating legal concepts for non-legal audiences by writing web pages and blogs for law firms across the country. In recent years, she has also turned her efforts toward providing small business owners with ideas and information that can help them use their resources effectively to grow and thrive. For a look at the humorous dog training articles that she writes for fun, check out her Wily Dog Blog.
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