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Why I Became A Lawyer: A Fateful Phone Call

Law360 (June 12, 2019, 4:04 PM EDT) -- This article is part of a monthly 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...

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