Being diagnosed in middle age with a “childhood” affliction can set off a range of challenges. Jane Smith (who requested I not use her real name) is an attorney with attention deficit disorder.
While that may sound like the opening to a strangely obscure joke, it’s actually a good introduction to Indianapolis attorney Maria Matters. Bear with me. You’ll see.
Sometimes seemingly unrelated things are actually strongly connected, although we may not realize it. Skills translate more than we realize, and it is the goal of this column to explore examples of Indiana lawyers who find ways to bring value to their practice with skills gleaned from unrelated interests. Today, I’d like to tell you about Tim Vrana.
Here is someone who successfully pursued the practice of law on her own terms and then turned her skills toward an area of service. And service is what drove her to the law in the first place, but, in the end, it wasn’t enough.
This new column is now dedicated to YOU — the lawyers who find nonlawyerly ways to feed your creativity and interests that have seemingly nothing to do with the practice of law. But I bet we’ll connect the dots. Tell me who you are, or those you know.