We get to draft agreements... so we are transactional lawyers.
We listen to our clients and try our best to make their lives better when our relationship ends than when it began... so we are helpers and healers.
We get to think about the best interests of children every day
and how to manage spouses grieving for a lost marriage.
We have to know about bank accounts, business values, children, real estate, pensions, social security, stock options, taxes, health insurance, employment issues, unemployment, medicaid and title XX, lifestyle economics and vacation planning, etc.
We get to mediate agreements for people
and help them find workable solutions to issues with no good result for everyone.
We are the broad shoulders to take the blows that come their way,
and we are the soft shoulders to cry on.
We get the opportunity to help people grow into a new life
which is the best