Most importantly, a high school coach, like us, can be a true hero to the people they work with. Their motivation is knowing they can make lasting changes in people’s lives through commitment, leadership, and hard work, even on those unhappy occasions when they do not win.
The shocking truth for Millennial and seasoned lawyers alike is that we are all probably a poor man’s version of our own self-perception. We’re not as good as we think we are and others are not as bad as we think either.
Here is an example from a road construction case we tried (and won) last year, where the construction company violated basic maintenance of traffic rules that its project leader was not even familiar with: