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A March Madness Matchup: Law vs. Real Estate

I’m glad I became a lawyer.  Ever since high school I’ve wanted to help clients resolve their legal disputes.  Working with the law and with clients in need can be very satisfying.  But once in a while I find myself appreciating the benefits of other walks of life.  This is one of those times.

We are deep into March Madness.  This year it’s crazier than usual.  Three Kansas teams made the tournament including local favorite the Wichita State Shockers, happy to be in as a 9-seed.  As they go up against Pitt in their first game, I’m at my desk preparing for a court hearing, and occasionally checking ESPN on the net to see how the Shockers are doing.   Meanwhile, my brother-in-law is in Salt Lake City with his family cheering them on in person.  He’s a huge Shocker fan.  And he’s in real estate. 

It’s a big Shocker win, but next up is #1 seed Gonzaga.  At least I’m not at my office on Saturday night and I watch the Shockers on TV as they take down the Zags—arguably the biggest win in school history.  My brother-in-law, the one in real estate, is there in person with the Shockers making that history.  I’m happy for him. Continue Reading