For Random Profiles, we randomly pick one of our 93,000-plus attorneys and do a Q&A. We’ve found that every Texas lawyer has an interesting story. Will yours be next?
Best thing about being a lawyer: Making an impact in people’s lives hopefully making a difference, and not having to be at my desk all day long.
If you could be anyone else for a day, who would it be? Condoleezza Rice.
Culinary talent: I’ve never caught the kitchen on fire.
If you weren’t an attorney, what profession do you think you would be in? Accounting or human resources.
Family: husband, Clint, and son, Cody (4).
Areas of practice: Criminal defense and family law.
Education: (BBA) Sam Houston State University; (JD) South Texas College of Law.
What has changed the most technologically or practice-wise since you have been licensed? The economy has changed so much that we have had to learn how to do more with less.
Most important career lesson: If you are always the most prepared person in the courtroom you will usually prevail.
Favorite saying/quote: "It is what it is."
Pet peeve: Disorganization.
Favorite TV program: Next Iron Chef.
The last movie I saw: Brave.
Favorite food: Mac ‘n Cheese.
Favorite restaurant: Abuelos in Austin.
Hobbies: Spending time with family, skeet shooting.
If I had more time, I would: Take a day off.
What do you think is the biggest challenge facing attorneys today? The economy.
How do you think the practice will change in the next 15 years? I think the practice and court proceedings will continue to become more automated.
Community Involvement: Treasurer, Walker County Bar Association Defense Attorney Representative, Walker County Bail Bond Board County Chair, Republican Party of Walker County President, Walker County Republican Women Board Member and Secretary, Tri-County Services Treasurer, Dodge Volunteer Fire Department Member, Walker County Child Fatality Review Board Member, SHSU Department of Nursing Advisory Council.
Tracy has a private law practice in Huntsville, The Law Office of Tracy M. Sorensen.
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