Just as Christopher Paolella was hitting his stride in surmounting the challenges of starting his own firm he received a call in October from an old boss that threw his life into turmoil. Paolella, a partner of Reich & Paolella, learned that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito wanted to recommend him to represent a prison inmate whose handwritten petition, against very heavy odds, had persuaded the court to add his case to its docket.
Litigator Juggles Pro Bono Representation of Inmate With Needs of Start-Up Practice
New York Law Journal
February 21, 2013
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