164 Division St. Ste. 208
Elgin IL 60120
When I was around 9 years old, my father came upon an accident that had just occurred. I was in the car with him. He stopped and hopped out of the car and asked the people involved if they needed help. He help the people in the accident to get out of the vehicles, and sat them on the side of the road. We then went to a gas station nearby to call 911 (this was before cell phones). We went back to the scene and waited with the people until the Police arrived. My dad gave an officer his information and a description of what he saw... Weeks later my father was accused of having a part in causing the accident and fleeing! I knew it was not true, I was with him. He wanted to help. I recall my dad talking about how many times he had to go to court, and how he had to hire an attorney, and how expensive the whole thing was. The case against him was eventually dropped. It always bothered me that he was falsely accused, and how worried he was during that time. As I made my way through life, and college, I never for got the hassle my dad went through. Other similar experiences would come up, but I always compared them to my dad's. When my road led me to a career choice, I picked one that let me help my dad, or at least someone like him. I know that people make mistakes, or bad decisions. I know that some people are falsely accused or the charges are exaggerated. My job is to help those people.
I am bi-lingual, English and Spanish. I grew up working class. I've done everything from flipping burgers, to printing, to payroll, to CEO. I can relate, in one way or another to most of my clients.
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