I started helping people in 1990 when I joined my local volunteer fire department. When the alarm sounded, I never knew what I was heading into, but I knew somebody needed help. In the following years I transitioned from volunteer to career firefighter and stepped up from EMT to Paramedic. Despite those changes, I always knew that when the alarm sounded, somebody needed help. After almost 20 years in fire and EMS, I made the decision to start helping people in other ways and went to law school. While in law school, I continued to work as a Paramedic. Part of that role was as a Flight Paramedic with Air Evac where the calls we got were the worst of the worst. When we got called, people needed help just to stay alive.
When I entered the practice of law, I realized it was not much different than being an emergency responder. People came to me on their worst day and they needed help. Sometimes that help was just to draft a will or convey some property, but other times, so much more was on the line and they expected me to attack their issues with the same level of expertise and aggression as I fought fires or treated critically ill and injured patients.
In my 15 years of practicing law, I have worked to combine the legal education and experience I have gained with the compassion and understanding I developed in my years of caring for patients and their loved ones. If you are facing legal issues, put our "Advocacy with Understanding" to work for you.
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