Attorney Mary Paier Powers explains the importance of preparing for the unexpected, especially in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
It’s an opportunity to consider the personal rights and liberties we enjoy and continue to exercise daily, and to honor the impact of founding documents like the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights on the development of our nation.
Ours is certainly one of those professions that movies, TV shows and popular culture like to sensationalize. The fact is, the law applies to nearly every facet of life, and the primary job of a lawyer is to help people to navigate, understand and abide by it. Today, we celebrate the important work we do—and a job we wouldn’t trade for anything.