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The Aviator

Jon Kettles is the guy to call when something happens in the sky

Jon Kettles works hands-on and often high up in the sky. Heading up the Dallas-based Kettles Law Firm, his area of expertise is aviation law, specifically aviation accident law. He represents plaintiffs in wrongful death and personal injury lawsuits after airplane, helicopter and airline crashes, often going up against airlines and their insurance companies, and even the government. This is a guy who doesn’t intimidate easily and he certainly isn’t afraid of flying. He grew up in an …

Lorena Ahumada Was Never Promised a Rose Garden

But that was just what she got as a staffer in the Clinton White House

Lorena Ahumada doesn't intimidate easily. Just when she's around Hillary Clinton. "I don't think I ever uttered a proper sentence to her," she says. "I was always so nervous." The Clintons can do that to you. Ahumada's involvement with Hillary and Bill, and Al and Tipper, started with the New Hampshire primary. It ended in the White House. She can hardly believe it all happened. "My peers all tended to have very recognizable last names or notable pedigrees," she says. "I was a kid from a New …

Pedaling a Cure for Multiple Sclerosis

That's what David Pollock does every year on his spring bike outing  

When it comes to raising money for the fight against multiple sclerosis, some people put their money where their mouth is. David Pollock of Pollock Begg Komar Glasser in Pittsburgh puts his money where his foot is. Every spring since 1992, Pollock, along with a group of buddies, solicits donations to cover a two-day 150-mile bike ride to fund MS research. The trips are a blast and beautiful; on them he's pedaled through western Pennsylvania, Virginia, New Jersey, Ohio, Kentucky. They're also a …

Warrior Attorneys

Through two wars men and women from across Texas have helped reshape Iraq. From the front lines to the courtrooms, with bullets and ballpoint pens, Texas attorneys have taken great risks to restore some measure of freedom to that country. Below we profile three such heroes, Bill Gameros, Brad Clark and Brian Farlow

Bill Gameros A Scout Earns the Ultimate Merit Badge Here’s advice to any attorney who’s planning to go head to head in the courtroom with Dallas attorney Bill Gameros: don’t even think about trying to use scare tactics to unnerve him. He is, after all, a guy who faced down the elite Republican Guard army of Saddam Hussein and never had a fear. “It sounds cocky,” he says, “but please don’t take it that way. I wasn’t ever scared. I had four years of training at West …

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