Dear Class of 2020,

What a great and unique lesson you have had.  Many times in your legal careers, your clients’ entire world, it seems, is coming apart at the seems and the stress is enormous, if not overwhelming.  What you are going through this last semester will provide a practical memory to help you not just intellectually understand, but emotionally empathize with your client.   It will also give your the foundational strength to know your got through COVID-19, you can get through anything.

Joel L. Simon, AEP®, ’87