When Enough Is Enough: Saying No To Domestic Violence | By Rachel Goldenberg

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By Rachel Goldenberg, an associate attorney at the offices of Richardson Legal PLLC. Ms. Goldenberg is chronicling her experiences as a young lawyer on the Times of Israel blog. 

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There are a lot of things they teach you in law school. They teach you to be an advocate but not to take on your clients’ issues as your own. They teach you to be selective and not retain every client who walks through your door. They teach you to take cases you can handle and those you can “sort of” handle so that you can learn from them. But even with all of these “lessons,” nothing really prepares you for that first client who gets to you.

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