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Thirteen years litigating the same case is a looooong time.  Absurdly long.  Long enough for an attorney working on the case to go from an associate learning to coax a newborn to sleep, to a partner juggling teen school and soccer commitments.  Long enough for lawyers to migrate from Blackberrys and voicemail, to smart phones

Like having a first child, when you assume new responsibilities in caring for elderly parents, you get a crash-course education in topics you otherwise never would have thought about.  Have your first child, and you likely will develop a new-found interest—if not firmly-held opinions—on concepts like sleep training and breast feeding.  Take on a role