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When did you join the firm?
I’m one of two Founding Partners. We started West Webb on October 25, 1982.
Where is your office located?
Tell us about your practice.
I am a civil litigator. I handle all sizes of civil litigation – from cases with 5 figure disputes to a case I have been working on for 7 years that my client is seeking 5 billion dollars in damages and penalties. I also represent lawyers and doctors in grievance matters and am very active in Higher Education Law and Employment Law.
Why did you want to become an attorney?
To help people.
What is the best thing about practicing law at West Webb?
I get to work on really challenging projects for clients. I like helping people and I get to do that every day.
What do you do for fun?
Exercise – I swim, bike, and run.
What is your favorite quotation?
“It’s not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly, who errs, who comes up short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming, but who actually strives to do the deeds, who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who at best knows, in the end, the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory or defeat.” – Theodore Roosevelt.
The “why” is because it sums up my mission – to give every day my all in pursuit of my clients’ goals.
What is one thing about you that most people don’t know?
I am an enrolled member of the Cherokee Tribe and helped start the Native American Law Section in our State Bar in 1992.