Cherie's Published Work

Authored Articles 

AOL 2008 – Email Etiquette

Orange Coast Magazine – feature writer - 1974-1980

Orange County Register – featured humor columnist

Daily Pilot newspaper –feature writer

Authored Books 
  • HOW TO BE PRESIDENTIAL - The Secret Handbook for Top-Level Executives and Those Who Aspire to Be (ExecuProv Press 2010)

  • “WHO’S THERE?” The Sketch and Improv Player’s Guide to Conceiving, Creating and Developing Original Characters (ExecuProv Press – 2009)

  • THE BLISS OR “DISS” CONNECTION? - Email Etiquette for the Business Professional (ExecuProv Press 2007)
    (ExecuProv Press - 2005)

  • HOW TO THINK FAST ON YOUR FEET (WITHOUT PUTTING THEM IN YOUR MOUTH) -For the Business Professional Who Doesn’t Know What to Say When ...

  • FUNNY BUSINESS:  How to Make You Laugh on The Job Every Day (ExecuProv Press 2006)

  • CHARLIE’S NOTES – A Memoir (ExecuProv Press – 2004)

  • DEATH BY POWERPOINT:  How To Avoid Killing Your Presentation and Sucking the Life Out of Your Audience (ExecuProv Press – 2001)

  • "WHAT'S SO FUNNY?" -  How to Get Humor and Good Storytelling into Your Speeches and Presentations (ExecuProv Press - 2000)

  • "WHEN I SAY THIS...," "DO YOU MEAN THAT?" -  Enhancing On-The-Job Communication Skills Using The Rules and The Tools of The Improv Comedy Player (ExecuProv Press - 1998)

  • BUILD TO LAUGH:  How To Construct Sketch Comedy With the Fast and Funny Formula (ExecuProv Press - 1998)

  • NETWORKING SKILLS THAT WILL GET YOU THE JOB YOU WANT (Betterway Books; First Edition – 1998)

  • “I’VE ASKED MILLER TO SAY A FEW WORDS” New and Exciting Ways to Improve Speaking and Presentation Skills Through the Use of Improvisational Comedy Techniques (ExecuProv Press – 1995)

Ghostwritten Articles/Books for Celebrity Attorneys 

Articles 
  • Divorce Magazine February 15, 2010: “The Divorce Wars Internal Wars and the Enemies Within: Hiding From the Realities of Your Divorce May Cause You to Face Harsher Truths Later”

  • Divorce Magazine February 8, 2010: “The Divorce Wars Internal Wars and the Enemies Within: Working Out with Reckless Abandon to Mitigate the Divorce Blues or Engaging in Extreme Sports Can Easily Cause Long Term Damage”

  • Divorce Magazine February 1, 2010: “The Divorce Wars Internal Wars and the Enemies Within: Looking Over the Shoulder Too Closely of Those Who Are Helping You To Shoulder Your Responsibilities Can Do You In”

  • Yahoo! Personals January 29, 2010: “Recession-Proof Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas”

  • Divorce Magazine January 25, 2009: “The Divorce Wars Internal Wars and the Enemies Within: If the Idle Mind is a Devil’s Playground, a Mind Too Occupied Leaves No Room for Play”

  • Daily Journal January19, 2010: “It’s Time to Step Up to the Plate”

  • Divorce Magazine January 18, 2009: “The Divorce Wars Internal Wars and the Enemies Within: Talking a Blue Streak Can Give You More Than the Blues When It Comes to Gabbing About Your Divorce”

  • Divorce Magazine January 4, 2010: “The Divorce Wars Internal Wars and the Enemies Within: The Yo-Yo Effect Won't Keep You Grounded”

  • Divorce Magazine December 21, 2009: “The Divorce Wars Internal Wars and the Enemies Within: How 'Makeover' Mania Can Work Against You”

  • Divorce360.com December 11, 2009: “Divorce Attorney Tips on Surviving the Holidays”

  • Divorce MagazineDecember 7, 2009: “The Divorce Wars Internal Wars and the Enemies Within: Obsession with Sex Can Ruin More than Your Reputation”

  • Divorce Magazine November 30, 2009: “The Divorce Wars Internal Wars and the Enemies Within: Overworking Can Rob Your Life of Balance”

  • Divorce Magazine November 16, 2009: “The Divorce Wars Internal Wars and the Enemies Within: Overeating May Be Your Biggest Enemy and Make Your Ex Smirk at Your Weight Gain”

  • Divorce Magazine November 2, 2009: “The Divorce Wars Internal Wars and the Enemies Within: Taking chances with your money may be putting both your material worth and your self worth on the line”

  • Divorce Magazine October 19, 2009: “The Divorce Wars Internal Wars and the Enemies Within: Overspending may wind up costing you more than you think”

  • Divorce Magazine October 5, 2009: “The Divorce Wars Internal Wars and the Enemies Within: The ‘Way Too Much’ and ‘Far Too Little’ Wars Can Do You In”

  • Yahoo! Personals September 10, 2009: “How to Train Your Mate to Stop Bad Habits”

  • Yahoo! Personals August 27, 2009: “Dating Tips: 9 Ways to Make Your Relationship Last”

  • Hitchedmag.com August 17, 2009: “10 Ways to Keep Your Marriage from Failing”

  • Los Angeles Daily Journal June 8, 2009: “Teens Need Real Information on Sex”

  • Divorce Magazine April 27, 2009: “Cover Your Liabilities (and Your Assets, Too)”

  • Divorce Magazine April 27, 2009: “Emotions Have No Place in Divorce Court”

  • Divorce Magazine April 20, 2009: “An Inflexible Ex”

  • Divorce Magazine April 9, 2009: "Fighting Just to Win: Is it worth it?"

  • Hitchedmag.com April 2, 2009: “8 Tips to Spring Clean Your Relationship”

  • Yahoo! Personals February 24, 2009: “Dating 101: How to Tell When You’re Ready to Commit”

  • Lawdragon.com February 18, 2009: “A Second Look at Baldwin’s Book”

  • Los Angeles Daily Journal January 30, 2009: “Split Decisions”

  • Divorce360.com January 23, 2009: “5 Marriage Tips from The Obamas”

  • Hitchedmag.com January 14, 2009: “Kids? 7 Ways to Keep the Intimacy in Your Relationship Moving forward”

  • Divorce360.com January 7, 2009: “Fighting about Money with Spouse?”

  • Hitchedmag.com December 12 2008: “Resentment: 7 ways to avoid a long trip on a short track”

  • Divorce Magazine December 9, 2008: “A Promise to Others”

  • Divorce Magazine November 25, 2008: “Top Ten Holiday Tips for Divorced Parents”

  • Divorce360.com November 18, 2008: “10 Legal Mistakes that Most People Make when They Divorce”

  • Los Angeles Daily Journal November 12, 2008: “Broken ‘Promises’: Baldwin’s Book Lays Blame on Family Lawyers”

  • Divorce Magazine October 27, 2008: “Don’t let the McCain vs. Obama debate ruin your marriage”

  • Kentucky.com October 23, 2008: “Fighting about politics? Tips to keep your marriage on track”

  • The Peaceful Co-Parent Fall 2008: Newsletter “Discipline Do’s and Don’ts”

  • Los Angeles Daily Journal October 14, 2008: “Putting Your Nest Egg in the Wrong Basket”

  • Forbes.com October 3, 2008

  • Reuters “Divorce Attorney Offers Healthy Tips to Couples”

  • MarketWatch.com         

  • Momlogic

  • Yahoo! Finance

  • Breitbart.com

  • Examiner.com

  • Hitchedmag.com September 23, 2008: “How to Say ‘I Love You’ Without Uttering a Word”

  • Hitchedmag.com September 2, 2008: “Taking Time For Yourself”

  • Los Angeles Daily Journal August 26, 2008: “Protecting Partnerships”

  • Los Angeles Daily Journal August 20, 2008: “Let Kids Be Kids—And Let Them Be Adopted by Caring Families”

  • Divorce Magazine August 13, 2008: “How to Maintain Control of Your Divorce”

  • Divorce Magazine August 6, 2008: “How to Assume Control of Your Divorce”

  • Divorce Magazine July 28, 2008: “Celebrity Divorce Attorney Offers Advice on DivorceMagizine.com

  • Divorce Magazine July 23, 2008: “How to Gain Control of Your Divorce”

  • Yahoo! Personals  July 22, 2008: “11 Tips to Preventing Petty Arguments”

  • Divorce Magazine July 9, 2008: “How to Get Control of Your Divorce”

  • Hitchedmag.com June 18, 2008: “Control Battles in Your Relationship”              

  • Yahoo! Personals June 2, 2008:“A Dozen Ways to Get to Know Your Real Partner”

  • Divorce Magazine April 30, 2008: FAQ on Divorce

  • Divorce Magazine April 30, 2008: FAQ “What is Parental Alienation Syndrome?”

  • Hitchedmag.com April 24, 2008: “Salvaging a Broken Relationship”

  • AOL News February 5, 2008

  • Los Angeles Times “Going Solo on Valentine’s Day?”

  • Breitbart.com “Celebrity Divorce Attorney/Author Gives Tips of What to Do During ‘Heartache Leave’”                               

  • Divorce Magazine January 16, 2008: “Part 3: The Divorce Wars-Emotional, Psychological and Legal-Are you Fighting one…or more?”

  • Divorce Magazine December 19, 2007: “What aren’t you doing New Year’s…New Year’s Eve?”

  • Lawdragon.com November 26, 2007: “Mistakes to Avoid During Your Divorce”

  • Divorce Magazine November 2, 2007: FAQ’s on Divorce

  • Divorce Magazine October 4, 2007: FAQ’s on Divorce

  • Divorce Magazine October 2, 2007: “Part 2: The Divorce Wars—Emotional, "Psychological and Legal-Are you Fighting one…or more?”

  • Yahoo! Personals September 27, 2007: “After Your Divorce: Where to Go to Meet Your New Mate…And 10 places to steer clear of”

  • Divorce Magazine September 24, 2007: “Part 1: The Divorce Wars—Emotional, Psychological and Legal- Are you Fighting one…or more?”

  • Aol News September 6, 2007

  • Yahoo!  “Celebrity Divorce Attorney Poses Questions to Parents who Engage in Custody Battles”

  • Divorce Magazine September 3, 2007: “Part 4: Threats and Control: Real, Implied, and Imagined”

  • Divorce Magazine August 29, 2007: “Part 3: Threats and Control: Real, Implied, and Imagined”

  • Divorce Magazine August 13, 2007: “Part 2: Threats and Control: Real, Implied, and  Imagined”

  • Divorce Magazine August 9, 2007: “Threats and Control: Real, Implied, and Imagined”

  • Divorce Magazine July 26, 2007: “The Internal Wars: The Enemies Within”

  • Divorce Magazine June 2007: “The Anatomy of Control—How It Manifests Itself in Personal Relationships”

  • ParentWonder.com May 2007: “10 Ways To Save Your Marriage”

  • Divorce Magazine May 14, 2007: “Your Family and Friends: WHO’S IN CONTROL—You or Them?”

  • Divorce Magazine April 23, 2007: “The Judge: WHO’S IN CONTROL—You or Them?”

  • Divorce Magazine April 16, 2007: “Your Therapists: WHO’S IN CONTROL—You or Them?”

  • Divorce Magazine April 9, 2007: “Your Lawyer: WHO’S IN CONTROL—You or Them?”

  • Divorce Magazine April 2, 2007: “Your Ex: WHO’S IN CONTROL—You or Them?”

  • Divorce Magazine March 26, 2007: “Children: WHO’S IN CONTROL—You or Them?”

  • Yahoo!February 1, 2007: “Celebrity Divorce Attorney Gives Tips To See If Your Valentine Is Right For You”

  • Divorce Magazine January 4, 2007: “Top Ten Holiday Tips for Divorced Parents”

  • ExInTheCity.com January 2007: “Divorce Experts”

  • Yahoo! Personals January 1, 2007: “What Will Romance Be Like In 2007?”                         

  • Yahoo! Personals December 20, 2006: “Who’s in Control? 15 Ways To Gauge Your Lover”

  • Yahoo!  November 8, 2006: “Celebrity Divorce Attorney/Author Offers Ten Holiday Tips for Divorced Parents”

  • Yahoo! Personals October 15, 2006 and February 3, 2008: “27 Ways to Know if You’ve Found the Right Relationship for You”

  • In Touch with Women of Summer 2006

  • Washington & Women of LA “The Author’s Corner”

  • LoveToKnow.com Summer 2006: “Common Divorce Questions”

  • Divorce Magazine Spring/Summer 2006: “Top 10 Divorce Lists”

  • Small Firm Business March/April 2006: “The Secret Weapon of Any Leader:  A Confidant”

  • Yahoo! Personals April 23, 2006: “27 Ways to Know if You’ve Found the Right Relationship for You”

  • Los Angeles Daily Journal January 9, 2006: "Divorce Lawyer Trusts Mantra: Maintain Control"

  • Associated Press January 5, 2006: "Divorce, the Civilized Way"

  • Los Angeles Daily Journal January 3, 2006: "Gracious Giving"

  • Yahoo! Personals May 3, 2005: "Relationships: Beyond Dating"

  • Columbia Law School Report Winter 2005: “How To Break Up Without Going to Pieces”

  • Prevention Magazine October 2004: "Energy Masters"

  • Divorce Magazine September 1, 2004: "A Good Divorce"

  • Making Bread Magazine.com Sept/Oct 2004: "On the Road to Splitsville?"

  • Divorce Magazine March 2004: "Sex with Your Attorney?"

  • In Touch Spring 2004: "Resolving to Keep Your Marriage Together" “Who’s in Control?”

  • ABA Journal October 2003: “We Are Family”

  • Female Entrepreneur September/October 2003

  • “Having it All: Myth or Mindset?”

  • iVillage.com April 2003: “10 Ways to Save Your Marriage”

  • Philanthropy Alert May 2002: “Caveat Estate Planning Lawyer: Death & Divorce Hand in Hand"

  • Women on Top February 2002: “Trial & Error - "More Than Your Share"

  • Los Angeles Daily Journal August 2001: “Rainmaking 101”

  • Women on Top August/September 2001: "Fighting Just to Win: is it Worth it?"

  • Women on Top June/July 2001: "Emotions Have No Place in Divorce Court"

  • Women on Top April/May 2001: "An Inflexible Ex: You and the Children"

  • Women on Top February/March 2001: "What's Ours is Ours...but What's Mine Should Always be Mine!"

  • Women on Top December, January 2001: “Resolving to Keep Your Marriage Together”

  • Women on Top October/November 2000: “Visitation and the Inflexible Ex”

  • Women on Top September 2000: “MEDIATION VS. TRIAL:  What’s More Productive and Why”

  • Women on Top June/July 2000: “Prenuptial Agreements”

  • California Law Business February 14, 2000: “Reality Divorced”

  • Los Angeles Daily Journal April 6, 1999: “Mother Knows Best”

  • In Touch with Women of November/December 1998

  • Washington & Women of LA: “There Will Be No More Poison Pens”

  • Divorce Magazine Fall 1998: “Questions & Answers About Your Divorce”

  • Associated Press January 5, 2006: "Divorce, the Civilized Way"

  • Los Angeles Daily Journal July 6, 2004: “Power Relaxing"

  • California Law Business December 13, 1999: “Family Ties”

  • California Law Business May 18, 1998: “The Divorce Club”

  • California Law Business May 4, 1998

Books 
  • I Do, You Do…But Just Sign Here: A quick and easy guide to cohabitation, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements by Robert J. Nachshin and Scott Weston

  • Divorce: It’s All About Control-How to Win the Emotional, Psychological and Legal Wars by Stacy D. Phillips

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