Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm 28 and a lawyer, which basically means I'm very busy but my
life is awesome. That about sums it up. I take my work very
seriously, but I take myself much less seriously. It makes for a
fun dichotomy between work and play.
To actually describe myself, I'm the kind of person that fits in
relatively well with just about any crowd. As an example, my three
best friends are a 28-year old lawyer born and raised in Orange
County, a fiery redhead musician from the South side of Chicago,
and an Austrian political science major from a little village in
the middle of the Alps. As a result of playing well with others,
I'm very good at meeting new people and enjoying myself in pretty
much any situation. I like forcing myself to try new things, and
trying new things on a whim has by and large resulted in every
awesome thing that has ever happened to me, so I think I'll keep at
I may also be the only person you'll ever talk to who truly,
unequivocally enjoys awkward silences. Seriously, I love them.
What I’m doing with my life
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I work as a attorney at a law practice with offices all over Orange
County and the LA basin, mostly criminal defense with some family
law and bankruptcy thrown into the mix for good measure. I also put
in some time with a non-profit called Pangea Educational
Development that my cousin started a few years back.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
playing the trumpet, technical writing, and anything that generally
involves home or building repair, oddly enough. I'm also incredibly
sarcastic - at times so wry it's to a fault. I'd like to think that
I'm quite clever and witty as well, but that is of course a
personal, quite biased, opinion - you should make that call for
The first things people usually notice about me
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is that I am very direct and straight forward with people. I say
what is on my mind. This is not to say that I am rude, far from it
- however the pure candor with which I speak at times catches
people off guard.
Also my eyes, evidently :-)
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Where to begin . . . there isn't enough room to list all of my
favorite books, though I am particularly fond of any of the true
classics (Homer, for example), anything written by Alexander Dumas,
or anything relating to greek or roman history.
Among my favorite movies are Top Gun, The Count of Monte Cristo, A
Few Good Men, Amadeus, and virtually every movie ever directed by
Stephen Spielberg or James Cameron (and yes, that includes
As far as television shows are concerned, my list peaks with Rome,
Game of Thrones, Band of Brothers (the miniseries), House, How I
Met Your Mother, Entourage and Once Upon a Time, though I am a fan
of many others - I just enjoy a good story.
I am also an enormous fan of live theatre, my favorite musical
being Les Miserables (not that monstrosity they put on the big
screen, sorry Russell Crowe), with Wicked, Little Shop of Horrors,
Newsies and Phantom of the Opera also maintaining a warm place in
My favorite foods are Chicago-style hot dogs from Portillos and
deep dish pizza from Giordanos (I'm a Chicago native through and
through). Yes I know they're awful for me, no I don't care. That
being said, I really will eat just about anything, at least once
anyway. I'm also a big fan of sushi, though that is a more recent
The six things I could never do without
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A pen (and paper);
My parents, who truly are the most fantastic people;
Manchester United; and
My sense of humor.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Everything, honestly. My mind has a tendency not to be able to shut
off, and if it does it's only for brief periods of time. That being
said, I spend the majority of my time thinking about work (either
clients or the next step in someone's case); my friends, who are
very dear to me; and where I'm headed, in both the professional and
Also, key lime pie. I love key lime pie.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
out with my friends having a great time, dialing down the week with
a good movie or taking a trip down to San Diego. Unless of course I
have trial the next week, in which case preparing for battle like
the vikings of old.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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You should message me if
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you aren't afraid to start a conversation with a complete
if you always use turn signals when changing lanes. Always.
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