Please Do Touch the Fuzzy Chair
Discovery with Brandy Austin
Published in 2021 Texas Rising Stars magazine
By Brandy Austin on March 23, 2021
My colleagues would be surprised to know that … I’m Appalachian—born in Salisbury, North Carolina.
When I was a newbie lawyer I … bought a fancy, monogrammed padfolio and never used it.
The lawyer I most admire is … RBG. She encouraged women to know their worth and make their own path.
The quality I most like in a lawyer is … honesty.
If you were in my office, you’d … ask questions about my weird chairs. Almost every person touches the fluffy one.
My pre-trial routine is … read the file. Then read it again.
My career high point (so far) has been … creating a successful business.
I almost quit the law because … people are mean. Litigation is adversarial. A lot of people discount me because I am female.
My favorite Twitter feed is … @BudKennedy for local news; @sarahcpr for funnies.
On weekends I … hang out with my kids, go outdoors, relax.
The most fascinating person I ever met is … my husband. I could not do what I do without him.
I get angry when … people are treated unequally.
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