GUILTY PLEASURE: Dark chocolate – the more elegant the better!
MOST REWARDING PART OF CAREER: Resolving a divorce creatively so that each side gets more than they expected. If the parties respect each other when it's over, they will be better co-parents thereafter.
INSPIRATION: Seeing the people I mentor become successful.
LITTLE KNOWN FACT: I love to cook delicious, healthy food.
WANT TO LEARN NEXT: How to best share my experiences with my successors.
ULTIMATE 5 DINNER PARTY GUESTS: My husband, Jim; my sister, Patty; Professor Robert George, who inspires my son; Pope John XXIII; Eleanor Roosevelt.
WANTED TO BE WHEN GREW UP: The lone woman in my father's law school photo. I became the lawyer, but not the gorgeous blond.
LOOKING FORWARD TO: Becoming a rainmaker and making sure the community knows that we are a firm of high caliber, creative, bright lawyers who achieve an excellent deal without fracturing the family.
FOUND IN THE DICTIONARY UNDER THE WORD: Integrity.
NEXT ITEM IN BUCKET LIST: I'll soon be 60 and want to live 30 more years. My longevity depends on finding a personal balance so I have time for myself, those I love, and pursuing my ideals.