About Me

I am living out the maxim that sometimes the only transportation available is a leap of faith.

I’m the divorced mother to three active, busy children. While they attend school and activities, I practice law in a civil litigation firm as their “of counsel” which means that I handle the criminal matters and help them in whatever ways they need. My experience and training is as a felony prosecutor, but I’m rapidly learning the ways of property, business, child custody, construction and personal injury law.

These children and I moved to a big city recently so they could attend some of the best public schools in the state and live among godparents and good friends who back me up and serve as the village every single working mama and her children need.

It’s a wild ride, but I have to believe it’s worth it.

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10 Responses to “About Me”

  1. Dad January 15, 2010 at 4:12 am #

    I am so thoroughly proud of you.

    I could add to your list of 10 with no trouble, but don’t want to get gushy here.

  2. Emily Followill February 15, 2010 at 2:29 am #

    Hello dear friend!
    Just reading a few of these blogs reminds me of so many things and makes me feel like I’m right there. I’m reminded of after dinner drives to the Assembly, Cross and other places. Oh dear friend, you were so missed in Mexico. Take care of yourself and we will get together again soon!
    Em

  3. Martha Foose July 12, 2010 at 1:10 pm #

    Dig it.

  4. Esmeralda September 8, 2010 at 4:37 pm #

    I love this picture of you and the children! So cute! Miss you guys and hope to see you soon!

    xxoo

  5. sonya January 2, 2011 at 5:23 am #

    fabulous Claire!!!

  6. Rene Alvarado February 15, 2011 at 10:54 pm #

    Love reading your thoughts. Sonya introduced me to your blog and is a mutual friend.

    • brightenthecorner February 16, 2011 at 3:02 am #

      Rene, we have lots of mutual friends. And I am big fan of your work. I’m glad to see you.

  7. Tom Davidson March 19, 2011 at 3:02 pm #

    Sounds like a “soccer mom.” The things we do for our children. Austin was gone for spring break and I was less than useless.

  8. Josh Sullivan November 19, 2012 at 2:08 pm #

    I met your mom today, Mary, at the Apple Store, where I work while pursuing ministry. She said you were a huge C. S. Lewis fan. I look forward to reading your blog. ~Josh

    • btc November 19, 2012 at 2:20 pm #

      hi Josh. It’s nice to meet you. Where are you studying?

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