My road in life took a while to figure out.
Worked in a factory that built airplane wheels and brakes while taking a few college classes.
Tried going to school full time by getting a theater scholarship and working in retail.
I left school altogether and returned to the factory.
Went to preaching school and became a youth minister.
Decided to finish my degree in a small affordable college and worked at JCPenney.
Went to law school.
Argued twice before the Texas Supreme Court and won against the State, lobbied US Congress.
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Attorney at Law

I am a trial lawyer and figure out how to defend people who have been sued.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Problem Solving

Day to Day

On a good day, I get to talk to witnesses and experts and investigate claims. Then I use what facts I learn from my investigation and figure out how the law applies to help my clients. Sometimes my job means just trying to help my client by getting a good settlement. Other times I get to find that one hidden piece of information or law that clears my client completely.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

Start studying for the LSAT as a junior. Apply to several different schools but unless you get into an Ivy League law school, go to law school in the state you want to live.

Recommended Education

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