Why I Became A Lawyer: A Fateful Phone Call

Law360 (June 12, 2019, 4:04 PM EDT) -- This article is part of a series in which attorneys reflect on the formative life experiences that helped lay the groundwork for their careers in the legal profession. In this installment, Jason Brookner of Gray Reed & McGraw LLP recounts how a timely parental phone call and a charismatic law school professor helped determine the course of his career as a lawyer.

Jason Brookner It was the summer of 1991, and I was backpacking through Europe with my best friend, Seth. We had just made our way to the Prague city center and the home of Seth’s aunt’s best friend — they were...

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