The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
Education: University of Notre Dame, bachelor’s degree; Indiana University School of Law, doctorate in law
First Job: Home repairs. I worked for a contractor during high school and college.
Most Inspiring Person: Dorothy Day, founder of the Catholic Worker Movement, has been my inspiration since high school.
Best Advice: Always be yourself. And, strive to be your best self.
What Keeps Me Up at Night: Injustice
Important Lesson Learned: I have learned so many lessons. I hope that never stops.
Fun Fact: When I was in law school, I saw John Mellencamp and Lou Reed perform in a bar. They were not on the bill, but they were in town to prepare for Farm Aid. They wanted a final rehearsal with a live audience. Maybe 200 people in the bar. It was the best impromptu concert I ever saw.