Author: Attorney Tammy Stafford Ruble
Every year our Firm is invited to participate in a large number of school career days at elementary, middle and high schools, and I have had the pleasure of speaking at many of these events. I particularly enjoy the opportunity to tallk to the elementary school students.
Usually I start by introducing myself, telling the children where I work and my title, and then asking if any of them know any lawyers. Older students will often mention President Obama, Governor McDonnell, or former Governor Kaine, and nearly every child is familiar with Judge Judy or one of the other television judges.
I then explain the educational requirements to earn a law degree,…