If you asked why I first wanted to become an attorney, the answer would not be what you expected. It was summer camp. After my junior year of high school, I attended Buckeye Girls State, where I participated in a mock state government, voted in an election, and practiced writing bills. I found the experience fascinating, and thanks to my talented history teacher, my interest in law and government continued to grow throughout my senior year.
In college, I then went on to double major in history and political science. At the time, my older sister was in law school, and she showed me how my innate passions could translate into a practical career. So, I followed in her footsteps and decided to take the LSAT. As someone who always dreaded standardized testing, I anticipated the worst. To my surprise, I did unexpectedly well and earned a full-ride scholarship to the University of Toledo’s College of Law.
The story about my first position after graduation is slightly less glamorous. Though I lucked out in the sense that I landed a job quickly and became a senior associate after three short months, I disagreed with how the firm was run from the moment I started. Every attorney has a different management style and philosophy, and I quickly recognized that I needed to branch out on my own in order to implement my unique approach to handling clients and the law.
To me, the practice of law is a way to give back to the community. My clients are the backbone of my firm, and I believe they should always be treated as such. Many people have told me that they find attorneys intimidating, which is sad because our true purpose is to serve their needs. Please know that if you choose to partner with me, you will receive clear and consistent communication. You deserve to stay updated regarding your case, and I will ensure that you do.
Even after tackling over 1,500 bankruptcies, every case is still just as rewarding as my first.