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Areas of practice: Commercial Litigation.
Education: University of Texas; St. Mary's University.
If I had more time I would: Invent the teleport.
Best thing about being a lawyer: You can always develop work for yourself.
What do you think is the biggest challenge facing attorneys today? General stigma of not having a moral conscience.
Most important career lesson: When things are not going right, take a step back and remain calm. Having clarity is crucial and mistakes occur when you lack it.
Favorite saying/quote: "You can't lose what you don't put in the middle…But you can't win much either."
Bet you didn't know: I cashed in the World Series of Poker Main Event.
Favorite TV program: Dateline NBC, King of Queens.
Hobbies: Sports, poker.
If you weren't an attorney, what profession do you think you would be in? Business owner/ business management.
What has changed the most technologically or practice wise since you have been licensed? Growth of electronic discovery and e-filing.
How do you think the practice will change in the next 15 years? Widely accepted practice of web conferencing and centralized e-discovery for all parties.
Jay is an associate at Godwin Ronquillo PC.
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