Discovery with Tom Driscoll III
Tom Driscoll III on hoops, unexpected judicial naps, and the food truck of his dreams
Published in 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine
By Tom Driscoll III on May 13, 2016
I can’t go a day without … drinking practically a bucket of coffee.
If you were in my office, you’d … wonder how I get any work done with this mess.
The lawyer I most admire is … Judge Vincent A. Bifferato Sr.
The quality I most like in a lawyer is … integrity.
My career high point (so far) has been … assisting the Wilmington Education Improvement Commission in its efforts to improve the educational opportunities for students in the city of Wilmington.
If I weren’t a lawyer, I’d be … a math teacher trying to start a food truck down the beach during summers—a taco truck serving all different tacos: fish tacos, Irish tacos, Italian tacos, Thanksgiving tacos. Nothing but tacos.
The SCOTUS justice I’d like to meet is … Justice Kennedy.
The SCOTUS decision I’d overturn is … Citizens United.
A different practice area that intrigues me is … space law.
My favorite Twitter feed is … @CoachBarney
I can’t believe more people haven’t read … Rockin’ Steady: A Guide to
Basketball and Cool by Walt Frazier
I can do a pretty good impersonation of … Eddie Vedder and Dr. Phil. That’s not true. My impersonations are actually terrible.
My fictional hero is … Han Solo.
My real-life hero is … my dad.
The talent I wish I had is … being able to dunk.
The most fascinating person I’ve ever met is … There’s two, and they’re my kids, Lily and Thomas.
The craziest thing I witnessed in a
courtroom is … a judge falling asleep on the bench (I will not name any names here).
The last TV show I binge-watched was … Torchwood.
Nothing cheers me up like … an Eagles win.
If I won the lottery I’d … pay off my mortgage. Then buy a Tesla.
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