I found Open Door Legal’s website and was stunned. When I got hired, I couldn’t believe it. It’s like my first great chance to follow my dreams. At first, it was so challenging, like being back in law school, every day a new issue to explore.
“I worked for over 20 years as a personal injury attorney. Interesting but not rewarding. When I moved to the Bay Area I decided to take a massive pay cut and become a legal aid attorney, something I had wanted to do for a long time.
I found Open Door Legal’s website and was stunned. When I got hired, I couldn’t believe it. It’s
I remember this mortgage case I inherited on my first day. It’s fascinating how mortgage docs can get so messed up through no one’s fault. Such a mess: almost cost our elderly client her home.
I like how we have a conscience … that’s really nice. Sometimes firms I’ve worked at would forget we’re serving the client and just chase the money.”
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