Why I became a Real Estate & Probate Attorney focusing on Protecting People’s Future
Since founding the firm, I've had the pleasure of working with countless families. I take my job as a counselor very seriously and take great pride in assisting the families that walk through our doors. Every day, I strive to become a better practitioner and to offer more options and better advice to my clients, and this makes me very happy, and it is one of the most rewarding experiences of my life.
I've also had the good fortune of partnering with a great individual who complements me and has a similar ethical and moral character. He is equally passionate about his areas of practice, and in the end, this is truly what benefits our clients the most. Often our clients' issues touch on two or more of our practice areas and having the solution in-house without involving other firms dramatically benefits our clients. One of the most rewarding moments is seeing my positive impact on entire families and how my work results in a better life for many.
I can't say that I always knew I would be a lawyer; my path to law school didn't start until much later in life. I went to college and law school in my late 30s and early 40s. You see, I didn't have law school on my cards. I am the son of a farmer and a homemaker, and becoming a lawyer was not something that seemed possible. When I returned to college in 2002, I intended to get a college degree and become an executive at a Fortune 100 company. (Your typical 'climbing the corporate ladder dream). At the time, I had been in the corporate world for over a decade at that point, and this seemed to be what everyone else around me was doing.
However, soon after completing my undergraduate degree, I decided to continue my education and realized that a law degree was what I wanted to pursue. It was thanks to the support I received from my family and some of my friends who pushed me to take a hard look at law school. In hindsight, this was