Articles Written by Nyssa Gesch

The Letter of the Law

Former Morristown postman Sal Simeone strives to make a difference for families

Featuring Salvatore A. Simeone

From Liberia to Liberty

The Gibbons environmental lawyer arrived in America from Liberia to follow her dreams

Featuring Uzoamaka N. Okoye

Back Pay

Ruth D. Kahn works with Holocaust survivors

 

Soft Heart, Steady Hand

Family law attorney Marcia H. Armstrong, partner at Armstrong & Armstrong, on the importance of …

Featuring Marcia H. Armstrong

Shane Bevel

The Kid Who Didn’t Sit Down

Pat Cremin took a chance on law school after a career in journalism

 

Michael Paras

IP Man

J. Christopher Jensen talks Muppets, the Internet, and freeing a man on death row

Featuring J. Christopher Jensen

Keyhole Photo

Saltwater in His Veins

Allen E. “Teeto” Graham uses his background in shipbuilding and the seafood business in his …

Featuring Allen E. "Teeto" Graham

Stan Kaady

From Bubble Test to Bankruptcy Law

Barbara George Barton debunks the myths around Chapter 11 and explains the impact the recession has …

Featuring Barbara George Barton

Angela’s Case

Between setting up an office in LA and setting world records in swimming, Dan Stephenson helped set …

Featuring Daniel J. Stephenson

Service Above Self

Robert H. Haggard, partner at The Van Winkle Law Firm in Asheville and in Hendersonville, on the …

Featuring Robert H. Haggard

Crisis Management

Illinois attorneys fight for the family of 3 murder victims

Featuring Antonio M. Romanucci, …

Shane Bevel

Knowing the Realities

Teresa Meinders Burkett’s experiences as a nurse inform her current role as partner at Conner & …

Featuring Teresa Meinders Burkett

The Largest Pro Bono Effort in History

New York lawyers show TLC after 9/11

Featuring David B. Golomb, …

From Constitutional Law to the Court of Appeals

Bruce J. Wagner, shareholder at McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, on the strategy involved in …

Featuring Bruce J. Wagner

Michael Gaskell

Living by Her Wits

Carol Davis Zucker, partner at Las Vegas’ Kamer Zucker Abbott, on the intellectual challenge of …

Featuring Carol Davis Zucker

TLC After 9/11

Benjamin Bunn, Ken Turek, and the San Diego lawyers who helped the families of 9/11 victims

Featuring Kenneth C. Turek, …

Q&A with Celia J. Collins

The partner at Johnstone, Adams, Bailey, Gordon & Harris on the changes in employment law over the …

Featuring Celia J. Collins

People Person

Lewis Smoak credits relationships and early education for his success

Featuring Lewis T. Smoak

Evin Thayer

The Life Aquatic

James Bailey enjoys maritime law

Featuring James T. Bailey

Dream Facilitator

What comes after Ph.D.? For Tim Xia, it’s J.D.

Featuring Tim Tingkang Xia, Ph.D.

In the Tradition of Thurgood Marshall

Ryan Gardner exemplifies the new generation of civil rights lawyers

Featuring Ryan K. Gardner

No Women Allowed

Catharine Biggs Arrowood on bias then and now, the importance of networks, and how she got her very …

Featuring Catharine Biggs Arrowood

Douglas Suter’s Crusade to Make Schools Safer

The Columbus lawyer brings attention to dangers in the classroom

Featuring Douglas J. Suter

Talent Scout

How intellectual property attorney Michael Cohen ended up with pages of doodles by Miles Davis

Featuring Michael A. Cohen

The Six-String Solicitor

Peter Bryniczka’s life of funk and family law

Featuring Peter M. Bryniczka

From Taxes to Trials

Sidney G. Dunagan on the importance of writing, how Vietnam changed his career path, and the …

 

Sea Change

How Vince DeOrchis helped update 80-year-old maritime law

Featuring Vincent M. DeOrchis

The Social Worker in Angeline Lindley Bain

Bringing collaboration and reasonableness to divorce law

Featuring Angeline Lindley Bain

A Simpatico with the Underdog

Stephen R. Coffey earned his stripes in the Albany District Attorney’s Office before he was …

Featuring Stephen R. Coffey

Spoiling for a Good Fight

Dennis Kennedy doesn’t back down from a challenge, whether defending Big Tobacco or taking on …

Featuring Dennis L. Kennedy

L’Americaine à Paris

To Leigh-Alexandra Basha, nothing is certain but travel and taxes

Featuring Leigh-Alexandra Basha

Safari Browser

Alex Campillo doesn’t back down from tough cases or charging rhinos

Featuring Alejandro O. Campillo

Double Duty

How Andy Maron pursued a path in both government and construction law

Featuring Andrew W. Maron

A Voice for Kids

Jennifer McGarrity provides one for children who need one

Featuring Jennifer L. McGarrity

Speed Racer

Catastrophic injury lawyer Michael L. Werner can’t drive 55

Featuring Michael L. Werner

The Gold Standard

Trent Sandifur transmutes his Fort Knox experience into a sterling legal career

Featuring Trent J. Sandifur

The Interpreter

Leto Copeley translates Spanish and the language of law

Featuring Leto Copeley

Hizzoner

The two terms of Steven M. Harris

Featuring Steven M. Harris

Woman’s Best Friend

How Megan Senatori helps domestic abuse victims—and their pets—get to safety

Featuring Megan A. Senatori

Inattention at High Speeds Is a Very Bad Thing

Racing cars has helped Ed Hugo's focus in the courtroom

Featuring Edward R. Hugo

How Terry O’Reilly Found His Way to Law Through Rugby

Sports, says O'Reilly, have taught him to never give up

 

Double Duty

How Thomas Dunlap and Daniel Grubb started a firm while serving their country

Featuring Thomas M. Dunlap

Most Likely to Succeed

Ann Huckstep's old-fashioned principles earn her modern honors

Featuring M. Ann Huckstep

A Clean Slate

Geoffrey Rosamond helps ex-convicts prepare for re-entry

Featuring Geoffrey N. Rosamond

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