Carla R. McBeath-Urrutia

Published author with most recent book How to Find and Love Your Small Space, available on Amazon.  Her article Three Color Mistakes That Make a Small Space Feel Cramped, is now featured in over 200 online media outlets. Carla has written for legal publishing companies, e-commerce stores and social media campaigns. Carla earned a degree in the fine arts, was educated as a lawyer, with a Juris Doctor, and recently earned a Certificate in Light and Color Therapy. She lives in Manhattan with her husband, a Peruvian artist. Carla McBeath-Urrutia's author website is

Three Color Mistakes That Make a Small Space Feel Cramped

Whether people live in a big city or a little town, there is generally one big benefit to choosing to reside in a small apartment or tiny home - the monthly rent or mortgage (and utilities) are easier on the budget. But there is a big downside - space is very limited and there are many mistakes people make that can make a small home feel cramped, chaotic, and lifeless. Carla McBeath-Urrutia knows this problem well. In fact, she is a small living space design and color expert and literally wrote the book on How to Find and Love Your Small Space.


PUBLISHED LEGAL WRITING (in the following subject areas) Medical/Legal Treatises Litigation Debtor and Creditor Law and Bankruptcy Business, Corporate Structure and Contracts All publications are by sole authorship, except where indicated Treatise: COLLIER ON BANKRUPTCY (Matthew Bender Rev. 15th Ed. 2000) Treatise: AMERICAN JURISPRUDENCE PROOF OF FACTS (3d Series West Group 1999, 2000, 2001) Negligence in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Arthritis; Negligence in Blood Transfusions Negligence in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease Medical Malpractice in Tonsillectomies Treatise: COURTROOM MEDICINE, ATTORNEYS TEXTBOOK OF MEDICINE (Matthew Bender 1997 - 2000) Discography Pain Clinics Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Journal: COMMERCIAL DAMAGES REPORTER (Matthew Bender 1998, 1999) Mitigation of Damages for Potential Y2K Litigation (2 parts) The Case of the Disappearing Punitive Damages Claim: Mulder v. Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Prejudgment Attachment: A Tale of Two Jurisdictions (2 Parts) Treatise: DEBTOR AND CREDITOR LAW (Matthew Bender 1998, 1999) Spendthrift Trusts Escrowees Receivership C.R. McBeath Treatise: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS AND TAX PLANNING (Matthew Bender 1998-2000) Equity Financing Professional Corporations Distribution of Control Through Equity Financing Treatise: DOING BUSINESS IN THE UNITED STATES –REGULATION OF BUSINESS IN GENERAL (Matthew Bender 1997-2000) Corporate Reporting Requirements Corporate Powers, Limitations and Liabilities Roles of Directors, Officers and Shareholders Treatise: COLLIER ON BANKRUPTCY - editorial –in-house (Matthew Bender rev. 15th Ed. 1999) Treatise: MOORE’S FEDERAL PRACTICE (Matthew Bender 1997) Co-author: Consolidation and Separate Trials

Family Business Series-Addiction

When the second generation son is taking over the family business from a founding parent, and the son has a serious drinking or drug problem, who is going to confront him? One out of two American family businesses will have to deal with a family-related addiction problem within the company, according to a 2012 study of 99 family businesses from a broad range of industries across the country. One out of two. Addiction is a big problem for American family businesses — mostly a hidden problem.

Sibling Rivalry in the Family Business

Can brothers and sisters really work together? Or is there always an underlying rivalry, dating back to the worst of childhood rants: “Mom always liked you best!”!!! Sometimes, the family business is on the line. Family businesses can function as well with family members, as with non-family, except when siblings are not in harmony. One of the most frequent obstacles to a thriving business founded by, and operated by, a family is a fight between, or among, siblings. Northeastern University Cente

Competition for the Best Family-Owned Business – Learning from the Winners!

Family businesses are not just “businesses”. A key government agency is monitoring this subsection of “business” in the United States, to find out how they operate and how they can flourish, or fail. Every year, each state chapter of the United States Small Business Administration grants an annual award for “ Family Business of the Year” in each state. State-based S.B.A. Chapters accept nominations of family-owned businesses for the Jeffrey Butland Family Business of the Year award. The contest